Eréndira Rueda is Associate Professor of Sociology. She also teaches in the Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) and American Studies (AMST) Multidisciplinary Programs. She received her BA in sociology from the University of California at San Diego and her PhD in sociology from the University of California at Berkeley. She is a UC ACCORD Fellow and a Spencer Foundation Fellow.
Her primary areas of research and teaching are the sociology of education, immigration, and childhoods. Her work has appeared in journals such as Children and Society and the Journal of Latinos and Education, as well as edited volumes such as The Education of the Hispanic Population.