Andy Barlow
First name: Andy
Last name: Barlow
Title: Professor
Department: Social Science (Sociology)
Description: Faculty
Office: FO-138
Campus: Pleasant Hill
Extension: 2368
Andy Barlow

Andrew Barlow is Professor of Sociology at Diablo Valley College. For his personal website, follow this link:

Dr. Barlow has been a teacher and practitioner of sociology for 30 years. He has taught at DVC for twenty years. He has written two books, and published dozens of articles. He has also participated in the civil rights movement since 1961. He has been a visiting professor at U.C. Berkeley since 1986. His special areas within sociology are the sociology of law and the sociology of race and ethnicity in the United States.

BA Oberlin College (1969) MA (1974) and PhD Harvard University (1979)

Community Service:

Member, No on 209 Steering Committee (1994-1996); member, No on 54 Steering Committee (2003), plaintiff in lawsuit seeking to stop the abolition of government records on race (1999-2001); member, Board of Directors, La Raza Centro Legal, San Francisco (2000-present).

Professional Organizations:
Member, American Sociological Association; Law and Society Association.


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