Dr. Urbina is author, coauthor, or editor of over 60 scholarly publications on a wide range of topics, including several academic books: Immigration and the Law: Race, Citizenship, and Social Control (2018); Hispanics in the U.S. Criminal Justice System: Ethnicity, Ideology, and Social Control, 2nd ed. (2018); Ethnicity and Criminal Justice in the Era of Mass Incarceration: A Critical Reader on the Latino Experience (2017); Latino Access to Higher Education: Ethnic Realities and New Directions for the Twenty-First Century (2016); Latino Police Officers in the United States: An Examination of Emerging Trends and Issues (2015); Twenty-First Century Dynamics of Multiculturalism: Beyond Post-Racial America (2014); Ethnic Realities of Mexican Americans: From Colonialism to 21st Century Globalization (2014); Capital Punishment in America: Race and the Death Penalty Over Time (2012); Hispanics in the U.S. Criminal Justice System: The New American Demography (2012); Capital Punishment and Latino Offenders: Racial and Ethnic Differences in Death Sentences (2003, 2011); and A Comprehensive Study of Female Offenders: Life Before, During, and After Incarceration (2008). Currently, Dr. Urbina is working on three new academic books: Making Sense of the American Juvenile Justice System; Latinos and the U.S. Legal System: Laws that Wound—A Call for a Balanced System; and The Color of Justice—The Price of Injustice: Racism in the Age of Colorblindness. His work has been published in national and international academic journals, to include Justice Quarterly; Critical Criminology; Social Justice; Latino Studies; and Criminal Law Bulletin.
Along with his academic endeavors, he is also writing other literary works: An Adventure in Time: A Journey Without Boundaries (fiction); Mi Vida: Between the Wind and the Rain, I Looked up and Wept (nonfiction); and Kylor’s Adventure Through the Rainforest: A Journey of Courage and Faith (a children’s book). Most recently, Dr. Urbina has also opted to venture into the world of poetry, with the illusion of writing a book of poems: Cincuenta Poemas de Amor Para el Alma y el Corazon: Fifty Love Poems for the Soul and the Heart.
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