Brianne A. Dávila is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Her teaching and research interests are in the areas of sociology of education, sociology of the family, Latina/o sociology, and social inequality.  Dr. Dávila also has research experience as an applied sociologist having previously worked for the Los Angeles Unified School District and the Center for Urban Education at the University of Southern California. 

Through her teaching, research, and service, Dr. Dávila strives to demonstrate a commitment to issues of educational access and equity, community-based learning, and social justice.  She earned her doctorate in Sociology and Feminist Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.  She has a master’s from the same program and received a bachelor’s in Sociology with a Spanish minor from Pitzer College in Claremont, CA.  Outside of the classroom and halls of the university, Dr. Dávila enjoys spending time with her many family members, playing and reading with her sons, going on walks in nature, and traveling.