Felipe Pimentel, Ph.D.Email:  fpimentel@hostos.cuny.edu

Office Tel:  718-518-6756

Bio:  Prof. Felipe Pimentel holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from CUNY Graduate Center. Before joining the faculty at Hostos in 2004, he taught at several other CUNY colleges, including Lehman, BMCC, York and Hunter College. Prof. Pimentel has served as PSC faculty grievance counselor at this campus and has been a member of the University Faculty Senate (UFS) since 2005. Professor Pimentel has done research on the racial and ethnic composition of the fulltime faculty at CUNY and has published, “The Decline of the Puerto Rican Fulltime Faculty at the City University of New York (CUNY) from 1981 to 2002”. Policy Brief, Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños, Hunter College, CUNY (Fall 2005).Currently, Prof. Pimentel is working on a sociological research about the social and cultural aspects of birding in urban areas.