Veronica Terriquez, Associate Professor, Sociology Department [Photo credit: Carolyn Lagattuta]
Veronica Terriquez was born in the San Gabriel Valley in eastern Los Angeles County. The daughter of working-class immigrants, Veronica discovered early on her acumen and affinity for academic pursuits.

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