Ramon Torrecilha

Ramon Torrecilha, elected to the Commission in 2010, is President of Westfield State University. He previously served as Professor of Sociology, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at CSU-Dominguez Hill. He has also served as Executive Vice President and Secretary of the Board of Trustees at Mills College; Provost and Executive Vice President at Berkeley College; Vice President for Planning, Research, and Multicultural Programs at Mills College; Assistant Professor of Sociology at UC Irvine; and as a Program Director at both the Social Science Research Council and the American Sociological Association. Torrecilha holds a B.S. and M.S. in Sociology from Portland State University and a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has served on the editorial board of Teaching Sociology, the Journal of Studies in International Education, and the Latino Review of Books.