Ralph Armbruster-Sandoval

Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies


Race, labor, empire, social movements, urban studies, Latin American studies, pedagogy, Marxism, liberation theology


Professor Ralph Armbruster-Sandoval areas of interest include Social Movements, Urban Studies (Los Angeles), Racial Studies, Religion (liberation theology), Latin American Studies (Central America), Labor Studies, Political Economy (Marxism). 


Selected Publications

Armbruster-Sandoval, Ralph. Starving For Justice: Hunger Strikes, Spectacular Speech, and the Struggle for Dignity. University of Arizona Press, 2017

“The Life of the Party: Alice McGrath, Multiracial Coalitions, and the Struggle for Social Justice,” Aztlan vol. 36, no. 1 (2011), pp. 69-98.

“A People’s History of Los Angeles: Is Another Los Angeles Possible?” Latino Studies vol. 8 (2010), pp. 271-283.