Erick B López, M.A.
Research Assistant and Ph.D. Student
Erick B López is completing his Ph.D. in the Department of Sociology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His research examines how acculturation and socioeconomic status influence health behaviors such as dietary behavior and physical activity among Latina/o adults in the U.S. He is the data manager for the on-going collaboration between the UNLV Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and the UNLV Department of Sociology which studies the effects of community education on health and wellbeing among older adults in Las Vegas. His articles have been published in peer-reviewed journals including Ethnicity and Health, Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, Adult Education Quarterly, and Activities, Adaptation & Aging.
Recent Courses Taught
SOC 101 – Principles of Sociology
SOC 471 – Racial and Ethnic Conflict in the U.S.