• Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies
  • Associate Professor Emeritus, Family And Consumer Studies
  • Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies


  • Armando Solorzano (2019). REMEMBER THE FUTURE: THE FAIR OF ZAPOTLAN, LA FERIA DE ZAPOTLAN.. (pp. 385). Vol. 1, The University of Guadalajara Press. Accepted, 01/01/2019.
  • Armando Solorzano (2018). Los Estamos Esperando, We are Waiting for you: Dia de muertos en Zapotlan.. (pp. 245). Editorial de la Universidad de Guadalajara. Published, 11/01/2018.
  • Solórzano, Armando; Ralph, Lisa M, and England, Lynn J. “Community and Ethnicity: Hispanic Women in Utah’s Carbon County.” Utah Historical Quarterly. Volume 76, Number 1, pp.58-75. Published, 01/15/2010.
  • Solórzano, Armando. “Latinos’ Education in Mormon Utah, 1910-1960.” Latino Studies. Volume 4, Issue 3. Published, 09/03/2006.
  • Solórzano, Armando. “At the Gates of the Kingdom: Latino Immigrants in Utah, 1900-2003.” in Beyond the Gateway: Immigrants in a Changing America. Lexington Books. 2005. Published, 03/10/2005.


  • Utah Has Always Being Our Home: Latinx in the Beehive State. Utah Hispanic Genealogy Conference. Salt Lake City. Presentation, Presented, 11/07/2020.
  • Homenaje a Miguel León Portilla. Nahua Studies Past and present. Hinckley Institute of Politics. University of Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/13/2019.
  • The Anthropology of the Day of the Dead and Halloween. Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Salt Lake City. November 2, 2019 . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/02/2019.
  • Keynote Speaker. "43rd. Annual Chicana/o Scholarship Award.". Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/28/2019.
  • Insurgent Horizons: The Future of Ethnic Studies. Symposium participant. 50th Anniversary Ethnic Studies. The University of Utah. Panel, Presented, 03/29/2019.
  • A celebration of life: day of the dead. Municipal Cemetery, Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco. México. Presentation, Presented, 02/15/2019.
  • Life and Death: Twin sisters in the circle of life. Centro Universitario del Sur. The University of Guadalajara, Mexico. Presentation, Presented, 02/15/2019.
  • Cristo también vive y muere en Zapotlán. Casa del Arte. Zapotlán, Jalisco. México. Presentation, Presented, 02/11/2019.
  • Indigenism, religion and identity. La Universidad de Guadalajara. Tuxpan, Jalisco. México. Presentation, Presented, 02/11/2019.
  • Faculty Remarks. Commencement Ceremony. College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/05/2018.
  • "Catholicism in Mexico: A Fusion of Two Cultures.". Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/22/2018.
  • Convocation Speaker. Snow College. Fall, 2016. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/24/2016.
  • “Inculturation and Popular Religiosity: Latino Catholics in Utah.” vVI Diocesan Congress. Salt Lake City, Utah. August 27; 2016 . Conference Paper, Presented, 08/27/2016.
  • "Chicanos/as Making History in Utah." Mestizo Gallery. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/23/2016.
  • "Latinos in Utah: A History Denied." Glendale Public Library. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/08/2016.
  • "Our History, our Pride: Latinos in Utah." North Davies System of Higher Education. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/17/2016.
  • "Marching to a United Future: Latinos in Utah and the Nation. Rocco & Marions Siciliano Forum. Hinckley Institute of Politics. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/23/2016.
  • "Cultural Divided and Historical Markers that Define Latios in Utah." District of Utah Federal Courthouse. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/19/2016.
  • “Following the Path of Martin Luther King: Latinos in Utah.” Hinckley Institute of Politics. The University of Utah. January 20, 2016. This presentation was part of the Human Rights presentation on campus. The talk was broadcasted nationally and I received invitations from other states to present this information . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/20/2016.
  • "Veteran Latinos in the Vietnam War." Sorenson Unity Center. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/17/2015.
  • Solórzano, Armando. “The Chicano Civil Rights In Utah.” Upward Bound Program. The University of Utah. July 29, 2010 . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/29/2010.
  • Solórzano, Armando. “Mexico and Central America Immigration.” Weber State University. June 8, 2010. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/08/2010.


  • English, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Central America
    Religion and culture as expressed in popular religiosity.
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Mexico
  • United States of America