Rogelio Sáenz, Ph.D.

Title Mark G. Yudof Endowed Professor

Phone Number 210-458-2530


Room DB 4.110

Department Copp Dean’s Office; Demography;


Rogelio Sáenz is Dean of the College of Public Policy and holds the Mark G. Yudof Endowed Chair at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Sáenz has written extensively in the areas of demography, Latina/os, race and ethnic relations, inequality, immigration, public policy, social justice, and human rights. He is co-author of Latinos in the United States: Diversity and Change (Polity Press) and is also co-editor of The International Handbook of the Demography of Race and Ethnicity (Springer Press). Sáenz regularly writes op-ed essays on current demographic, social, race, economic, and political issues with his contributions appearing in such newspapers as the Austin American-Statesman, El Paso Times, New York Times, Rio Grande Guardian, and the San Antonio Express-News. He is also a Policy Fellow of the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire.

Research Interests

Demography and demographic trends; Minority groups; Inequality; Sociology of Latina/os; Immigration, Social Justice and Human Rights.


Ph.D. 1986 Sociology, Iowa State University

M.S. 1984 Sociology, Iowa State University

B.S.W. 1981 Social Work, Pan American University