Ramirez, Albert

Ramirez, Albert
Ramirez, Albert, 1936-, interviewee; Hernandez, Philip, 1943-, interviewer; McCutcheon, Liz, videographer;
Date Recorded:
August 28, 2013
Date digitized:
August 28, 2013
Length of interview:
72 minutes, 6 seconds

Dr. Albert Ramirez is a social psychologist and has served as chair of the ethnic studies department at the University of Colorado as well as the associate dean of its graduate school and the associate vice chancellor for academic affairs. He also has thought deeply and published about Chicano identity. In this interview he explores his own background and that of his late wife Vera Ramirez and describes his experiences in the above jobs as well as his involvement with many other non-profits as a volunteer and board member. He reflects on immigration, ethnic discrimination, the Chicano movement of the 1970s, and social justice efforts.


Latinos Colorado Boulder
Hispanic Americans Colorado Boulder
Minorities Colorado Boulder
Discrimination Colorado Boulder
University of Colorado
Chicano movement Colorado Boulder
Social justice Colorado Boulder
Social psychology
Original Format:
digital video
This interview is one of a series with members of the Boulder County Latino community
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