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Kathy Abrams
Herma Hill Kay Distinguished Professor of Law
A longstanding expert on feminist jurisprudence, Professor Abrams is currently doing research on immigrant justice mobilization. Drawing on ethnographic research in Arizona, Abrams is interested in the use of emotion,... more of Kathryn Abrams
Catherine Albiston
Professor of Law and Affiliated Professor in Sociology
How can public interest law organizations provide access to justice to underrepresented communities, including immigrants? Catherine Albiston’s research examines the relationship between law, social movements and social... more of Catherine Albiston
Associate Professor of Education
Which educational practices and policies promote immigrant children’s academic success? Baquedano-López’s ethnographic research addresses hemispheric migration and the politics of return migration with a focus on... more of Patricia Baquedano-López
Lisa García Bedolla
Chancellor’s Professor, Graduate School of Education
Professor García Bedolla’s research focuses on immigrant political and educational integration in the United States. Working with community based organizations and other stakeholders, she has developed a set of best... more of Lisa García Bedolla
Irene Bloemraad
Professor of Sociology
How do immigrants become incorporated into the political communities where they live? What are the consequences of their presence for politics and understandings of membership? Irene Bloemraad’s research investigates... more of Irene Bloemraad
Carolyn Chen
Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies
How does religion shape the process of becoming American?  How is immigration changing the American religious landscape? Carolyn Chen's research examines the relationship between religion, race, ethnicity, and... more of Carolyn Chen
Hutto-Patterson Charitable Foundation Professor at the School of Social Welfare
How can we make social services more effective for immigrant families? What are the interrelationships between the immigrant community, the organization, the agency staff, and the users, and how will these relationships... more of Julian Chun-Chung CHOW
Catherine Ceniza Choy
Professor of Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies and Ethnic Studies
Catherine Ceniza Choy's research interests include the history of Asian migrations to the United States, and the impact of trans-Pacific migration on American and Asian societies. Her books have featured histories of... more of Catherine Ceniza Choy
Dennis Feehan
Assistant Professor in Demography
Dennis Feehan is a demographer and quantitative social scientist.   His research interests lie at the intersection of networks, demography, and quantitative methodology.  more of Dennis Feehan
Cybelle Fox
Associate Professor of Sociology
When, where, and why do local, state and national governments exclude non-citizens from social welfare programs? Cybelle Fox’s research examines the influence of race and immigration on the scope, form, and function of... more of Cybelle Fox
Joshua Goldstein
Chancellor's Professor of Demography; Director of the Berkeley Population Center
Josh Goldstein is a Demographer. His research interests include fertility, marriage, social demography, historical demography, population aging, and formal demography. Prof. Goldstein's publications include "How 4.5... more of Joshua Goldstein
Lecturer in Chicana/o Studies and Ethnic Studies Department
Dr. Gonzalez is a borderlands anthropologist who focuses on the production of Mexican illegality and criminality in the United States. He is trained in transborder and transnational ethnographic methods. His other... more of Pablo Gonzalez
Seth Holmes
Associate Professor of Public Health and Medical Anthropology and Co-Chair of the Berkeley Center for Social Medicine
Seth Holmes is currently investigating social hierarchies and health inequalities in the context of U.S.-Mexico migration, the ways in which these inequalities become understood to be natural and normal in society and... more of Seth Holmes
Taeku Lee
Professor of Political Science and Law
How are Asian Americans and immigrant-origin voters transforming American politics? What influences the public’s attitudes on migration and diversity? Taeku Lee studies processes of immigrant political incorporation. He... more of Taeku Lee
Katerina Linos
Professor of Law, Co-director, Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law
Katerina Linos’ research and teaching interests include international law, comparative law, European Union law, employment law and health care law.  Her research examines why law reforms and policy innovations... more of Katerina Linos
Cecilia Hyunjung Mo
Assistant Professor of Political Science, UC Berkeley
Dr. Mo is interested in the determinants of anti-immigrant sentiments, as well as mechanism to reduce antipathy toward immigrants. In her research around human trafficking vulnerability, Dr. Mo is also interested in... more of Cecilia Hyunjung Mo
Cristina Mora
Associate Professor of Sociology
Cristina Mora’s research focuses mainly on questions of racial and ethnic categorization, organizations, and immigration. See an interview with Mora discussing her book Making Hispanics. more of Cristina Mora
Kurt Organista
Professor, School of Social Welfare
Kurt Organista studies Latino physical and mental health, with a focus on HIV risk, alcohol abuse and depression. Current research focuses on the structural vulnerability of Latino migrant day laborers in the San... more of Kurt Organista
Frank C. Newman Lecturer, School of Law / Visiting Researcher, Haas Institute on Fairness & Inclusion
Steve Rosenbaum has litigated a number of state and federal cases on behalf of undocumented and other immigrants from Mexico and Central America, as well as cases affecting migratory worker families within the United... more of Stephen A. Rosenbaum
Tina Sacks
Assistant Professor
Tina Sacks is an assistant professor at UC Berkeley’s School of Social Welfare. Her fields of interest include racial inequities in health, social determinants of health, and poverty and inequality.... more of Tina Sacks
AnnaLee Saxenian
Dean and Professor in the School of Information
How do lower skilled immigrants fit into the technology ecosystem of Silicon Valley and other regions throughout California? This is the question that currently drives Professor Annabelle Saxenian’s research. Her past... more of AnnaLee Saxenian
Sarah Song
Professor of Law and Associate Professor of Political Science
If people wish to migrate across borders in search of a better life, why shouldn’t they be able to? States exercise power over borders, but what legitimates this power? What are the moral and legal grounds and limits of... more of Sarah Song
Leti Volpp
Robert D. and Leslie Kay Raven Professor of Law
How should liberal democracies respond to the cultural practices of immigrant communities? How should legal regimes respond to noncitizens whose experiences do not track the trajectory of legal admission, naturalization... more of Leti Volpp
Kim Voss
Professor of Sociology
How does immigration reshape American workers’ identities? Kim Voss’s research examines the dilemmas currently facing the U.S. labor movement, compares the resonance of claims made on behalf of citizens and noncitizens... more of Kim Voss
Associate Professor of English
Bryan Wagner is an Associate Professor in the English Department at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on African American expression in the context of slavery and its aftermath, and he has... more of Bryan Wagner

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