Positions Held


2007-   Distinguished Associate Professor of Sociology, School of Social and Family Dynamics, ASU


2005-   Associate Professor, School of Social and Family Dynamics, Program in Sociology, Arizona State University


2001-2005 Associate Professor, School of Justice and Social Inquiry, Arizona State University.


1996-2001 Assistant Professor, School of Justice Studies, Arizona State University.


9/94-12/95 Post-doctoral Fellow, RAND Corporation.


8/92-8/94 Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley.


1989-1990 Instructor, Department of Sociology, University of California, Davis.


1/87-6/89 Teaching Assistant. Department of Sociology, University of California, Davis.


9/81-5/82 Teaching Assistant. Department of Sociology, University of Southern California.



Affiliations at Arizona State University:


2006-   Founding Affiliate Research Faculty, North American Center for Transborder Studies (NACTS)


2005-   Honor’s Disciplinary Faculty, Barrett Honors College, Arizona State University


2005-   Affiliate, Center for Population Dynamics


2004-   Affiliate, Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict.


2001-   Affiliate, Asian Pacific American Studies Program,


1996-   Affiliate, Center for Latin American Studies,


1996-   Affiliate, Women’s Studies Program.



Other Academic Affiliations and Visiting Positions


2006-   Research Affiliate, Center on Race, Religion, and Urban Life (CORRUL), Rice University


2006-   Expert/member, Working Group on Global Childhood and Migration


2006    Research Fellow, Mexican American and U.S. Latino Research Center, Texas A & M


2005    Visiting Professor, Yerevan State University, Yerevan, Armenia (Fall).


2003    Visiting Scholar, Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris, France (Spring).


2000-   Research Associate, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, University of California, San Diego



Professional Affiliations


American Sociological Association


Sociologists for Women in Society


Latin American Studies Association


Red Internacional de Migración y Desarrollo


Society for the Study of Social Problems


Pacific Sociological Association


Eastern Sociological Society