Kristina Bernal-Marichalar,M.A., Lecturer, Sociology


Serve as: Sociology International Honor Society faculty sponsor.  

Dual –enrollment faculty member.


Presented a paper on Youth gang membership and its early determinates

at the Southwest Sociological Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Research interests:

- Youth gangs, multicultural education, family marriage, sociology of death, cultural capital, public and higher education issues, guidance and counseling, women's issues, and social problems.

Courses taught at TAMUK:

Sociology 1201 Introduction to Arts and Sciences

Sociology 1301 Principles of Sociology    

Sociology 2361 Pluralistic Society

Sociology 1306 Social Problems                         

Sociology/Psych 2305 Women Gender Studies

Sociology 4383 Social Theory

Sociology 4342 Sociology of Death


Family Information:

Mrs. Bernal-Marichalar and her husband Marco, have three dogs: Bebe, Duke and Gus Gus. Enjoy the beach and traveling. Mrs. Bernal-Marichalar is the director of an afterschool care and summer learning program in Kingsville, Texas. Mrs. Bernal-Marichalar and her husband are involved in numerous charity projects across the Rio Grande Valley and Coastal Bend. 


Contact Information

Texas A&M University – Kingsville
700 University Blvd, MSC 177
Kingsville, TX 78363-8202
Manning 203
Voice: 361.593.4259

This page was last updated on: January 6, 2016