Cruz, Jose E. "Introduction: The Making of Gilberto Gerena Valentín: Labor Politics, Military Service, and Political Activism," in Gilberto Gerena Valentín: My Life as a Community Activist, Labor Organizer, and Progressive Politician in New York City, edited by Carlos Rodríguez-Fraticelli, xii-xxxix. New York: Center For Puerto Rican Studies, 2013.
Cruz, Jose E.
“Pluralism and Ethnicity in New York City Politics: The Case of Puerto Ricans,” CENTRO 23:1 (Spring 2011): 5-35.
Cruz, Jose E. “Barriers to Political Participation of Puerto Ricans and Hispanics in Osceola County, Florida: 1991-2007,” CENTRO 22:1 (Spring 2010): 243-285.
Cruz, Jose E. “Puerto Rican Politics in New York City During the 1960s: Structural Ideation, Contingency, and Power,” in David F. Ericson, ed., The Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion, Identity Politics in Twenty-First Century America. New York: Routledge, 2010.
Cruz, Jose E. “Latino Voting in the 2004 Election: The Case of New York,” (with Cecilia Ferradino and Sally Friedman), Latino Research Review 6:3 (2007-2008): 7-36;
Cruz, Jose E. “Latino Politics in Connecticut: From Political representation to Policy Responsiveness,” in Andres Torres, ed., Latinos in New England, pp. 237-252 (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2006);
Cruz, Jose E. “Interminority Relations in Legislative Settings: The Case of African Americans and Latinos,” in Anani Dzidzienyo and Suzanne Oboler, eds.
Cruz, Jose E. "Neither Enemies nor Friends, Latinos, Blacks, Afro-Latinos" pp. 229-246 (New York: Palgrave, 2005).