Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
- Research Interests: demography, immigration.migration, health and mortality, and race/ethnicity
- Current Research: focuses on the ways in which demographic outcomes are influenced by the migration process, with specific attention to the case of the U.S.-Mexico migration flow. Most recent work has focused on the role of changing immigrant settlement patterns and different social contexts in contributing to the health and health-risk behaviors of first, second, and later-generation immigrants in the U.S.
- Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2002.