PhD, Stanford University (2000)
MSPP, Carnegie Mellon University (1991)
BA, University of Illinois-Chicago (1989)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
Term Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Barnard College, New York, NY
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Connecticut College, New London, CT
Postdoctoral Fellow, National Poverty Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Research Associate, Ford Foundation BESOL Initiative, New York, NY (2013)
Research Consultant, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, Little Rock, AR (2012)
Policy Consultant, OIC of America, Philadelphia, PA (2011)
First Year Seminar Fact,Fiction, & Public Belief
Introduction To Sociology
Quantitative Research Methods
Sociology Of Global Social Problems
Migration Studies, Urban Inequality, Poverty, Social Policy, and Organizations.
Olvera, Jacqueline. (forthcoming). "Managing the 'Dirty Work' of Illegality." Sociology of Race and Ethnicity.
Olvera, Jacqueline. 2016. "The State, Unauthorized Mexican Migration, and Vulnerability in the Workplace." Sociology Compass 10(2): 132-142
Olvera, Jacqueline. 2015. "The Growth of Ethnic Organizations in the Context of Neighborhood Change:Organizational Ecology in Postwar San Francisco." City & Community 14(1): 27-46
Olvera, Jacqueline R. 2015. "Organizational Density and Neighborhood Employment." Journal of Poverty 19(3): 239-260
Olvera, Jacqueline and Douglas Rae. 2011. "Post-urbanism, Incorporation, and Migration." International Migration 49(4): 23-47
Olvera, Jacqueline. 2004. "The spatial distribution of neighborhood employment: San Francisco 1950-1970." Focus 23(2): 47-48
Szelenyi, Szonja and Jacqueline Olvera. 1996. "The Declining Significance of Class: Does Gender Complicate the Story?" Theory and Society 25: 725-730
Olvera, Jacqueline. 2015. "The Northeast". In Susan Oboler and Deena J. González (Eds.). Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law and Social Movements. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Olvera, Jacqueline. 2009. "Economic Restructuring". In Deborah Carr (Eds.). Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development. McMillan USA.
Olvera, Jacqueline and Stacey Sutton. 2015. "The Ecology of Convenience: Retail Restructuring and Gentrification in NYC." Paper presented at the Everyday Life in the 21st Century City Conference. Auditorium al Duomo, Florence, Italy.
Olvera, Jacqueline. 2015. "Citizen-Alien Boundary and Its Implications for Work." Paper presented at the Eastern Sociological Society. New York, NY.
Olvera, Jacqueline. 2014. "Managing the 'Dirty Work' of Illegality." Paper presented at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. San Francisco, CA.
Olvera, Jacqueline. 2014. "The invisible work of making and managing social and ethnic distinctions." Paper presented at the Eastern Sociological Society. Baltimore, MD.
Olvera, Jacqueline. 2010. "Even the Gringos Speak Spanish: Boundary work among Mexican migrants." Paper presented at the Eastern Sociological Society. Boston, MA.
Olvera, Jacqueline. 2009. "Examining the Policy Preferences of Latinos Toward Undocumented Immigration." Paper presented at the 104th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. San Francisco, CA.
The Ecology of Convenience: Retail Restructuring and Gentrification in NYC. Paper presented at the AU College of Arts and Sciences Work-In-Progress Faculty Series, Garden City, NY (October 2015).
Hidden in Plain Sight: ‘Illegality’ in Contemporary Immigrant America. Columbia Basin College, Pasco, WA. (November 2011).
“Dignity and Boundary Work among Mexican Migrants”. Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University, New York, NY. (October 2011).
Urbanism and Multiculturalism. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Centro de Investigaciones Interdisciplinarias en Ciencias y Humanidades, Mexico City, Mexico. (July 2011).
American Society and Social Policy. SIPA, Columbia University, New York, NY. (September 2010).
The Social Context of Immigration Law. Third Annual Conference on ‘Rightist’ Movements, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY. (March 2010).
Negotiating ‘Illegality’ in New Immigrant Destinations. Barnard Center for Research on Women, Barnard College, New York, NY (January 2010).
Understanding Central American Immigration and the Children that Migrate. Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies (CLAIS). Yale University, New Haven, CT (August 2006).
BOOK REVIEW ESSAYS:
Olvera, J. (forthcoming) "Border Lives." Contemporary Soc.
Olvera, J. 2010. "Rich Democracies, Poor People." Intern'l Review of Modern Soc 36(1): 90-93.
Olvera, J. 2008. "Listening to Harlem." J. of Urban Affairs 30(1):106-108.
Media Appearance. "Immigration: Presidential Candidates Stance." Fresh Outlook - Ebru TV. November 8, 2015.
Blog. "Learning the Principles of Social Network Analysis (SNA) to Better Understand Mexican Migration." AU Center for Health Innovation "Think About It" Blog. April 20, 2015.
Quoted in article on immigration in Connecticut by Meir Rinde. "Just Don’t Get Sick." Hartford Advocate. September 21, 2006.
Presidential Authority Grant, Russell Sage Foundation. “Together but without Mixing: Mexican Migrants and Puerto Rican Relations in New Urban Destinations.” (Principal Investigator: $35,000) (2008).
Adelphi Internal Development Research Grant (Principal Investigator: $3000) (2014).
Adelphi Internal Development Research Grant (Co-Principal Investigator: $2000) (2016).
Naz Nayeem, Honors Summer Research Project (2014)
Adriana Simone, Public Opinion on Same-Sex Relationships (Fall 2014)
Edward Maher, Public Opinion on Inequality (Spring 2015)
AU Center for Health Innovation (CHI) Summer Scholar (2015)
AU Center for Health Innovation (CHI) Summer Scholar (2014)
CSISS Workshop Participant, Center for Spatially Integrated Social Sciences, University of California-Santa Barbara (2006)
Visiting Scholar, Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin (2004)
Fragile Families Data Workshop Participant, Social Indicator Survey Center & School of Social Work, Columbia University (2003)
Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, National Poverty Center, University of Michigan (2000-2003)
Council Member, Latino section, American Sociological Association
Member, American Sociological Association
Member, Eastern Sociological Society
Ad-hoc Reviewer, Social Forces
Reviewer, City & Community
General Education Committee (2015 to present)
AU Research Conference Faculty Reviewer (2015)
College of Arts and Sciences Academic Affairs Committee (2013 to 2015)
Levermore Global Scholars Advisory Committee (2014 to present)
African, Black & Caribbean Studies Advisory Committee (2014 to present)
Library Committee, Department Representative (2013 to present)