Maria De Jesus Mora

Job title: 
Assistant Professor in the Sociology

Maria De Jesus Mora is an Assistant Professor in the Sociology, Gerontology, and Gender Studies department at California State University, Stanislaus. As a first-generation scholar from a migrant community, her research centers on race, immigration, and social movements. In her scholarly work, Maria documents how immigrant and racialized groups use their organizational infrastructures to mobilize against policy threats and sustain activism in the long term for immigrant rights social movements. Her current work examines the political participation of Latinx farmworkers in California.