William D. Lopez

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Michigan

William Lopez is the son of a Mexican immigrant mother and Texan father. He grew up in San Antonio, TX, before acclimating to the Midwest in Indiana, where he received his BA in Psychology at the University of Notre Dame. William returned to Texas to receive his MPH at the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston while working at a homeless services center. He later moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he worked at the Institute for Social Research and University of Michigan Medical School. He is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan School of Social Work and National Center for Institutional Diversity. His mixed-methods work focuses on the effects of immigration policy on local Latina/o communities, specifically considering the health effects of immigration home raids.


  • –present
    Postdoctoral Scholar at University of Michigan School of Social Work, University of Michigan