PhD, Stanford University (2000)
MSPP, Carnegie Mellon University (1991)
BA, University of Illinois-Chicago (1989)
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: Beliefs,Morals & College Life
Introduction To Sociology
S/T: The Sociology Of Immigration
Seminar In The Social Sciences Sociology Of Global Social Problems
Sociology Of Global Social Problems
The Sociology Of Immigration
Who Gets What And Why
Courses Previously Taught
Courses Previously Taught
COURSES TAUGHT AT BARNARD COLLEGE:
SOC. 1003. Introduction to Sociology
URB. 3420. Introduction to Urban Sociology
SOC. 3907. Communities and Social Change
SOC. 3247. Immigrant Experiences: Old and New
SOC. 3324. Poverty, Inequality, and Policy
SOC. 3909. Ethnic Conflict and Unrest
COURSES TAUGHT AT CONNECTICUT COLLEGE:
SOC. 405. Urban Poverty and Public Policy
SOC. 384. Urban Problems
SOC. 264. Urban Sociology
SOC. 203. Immigration in an Urban Context
SOC. 103. Introduction to Sociology
Race and Ethnicity, Migration Studies, Urban Inequality, Organizations, and Social Policy.
Olvera, Jacqueline. 2017. "Managing the Dirty Work of Illegality." Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 3(2): 253-267.
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
Lune, Howard and Jacqueline Olvera. 2018. “Organizational Ecology” in George Ritzer and Chris Rojek (eds.) The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, 2nd Edition. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
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. 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 Qianju Li. 2018. "Silencing the City: The Uneven Policing of Noise Conflict in NYC Neighborhoods." Paper to be presented at the Urban Affairs Association Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
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.
A Sociological View of International Relations. Hagedorn School of Business Panel on International Relations or Lack Thereof. Adelphi University, Garden City, NY (November 2018)
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).
Olvera, J. 2017."Border Lives." Contemporary Sociology, 46(1):47-49
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.
Adelphi Internal Development Research Grant (Principal Investigator: $2100) (2017).
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. "How Place-Based Policies and Neighborhood Conditions Influence the Urban Enterprise Ecosystem." Stacey Sutton (University of Illinois-Chicago) (Grant Award: $66,027). Role: Co-PI on subcontract awarded to Adelphi University. (Subcontract award: $7,000) (2016).
Adelphi Internal Development Research Grant (Principal Investigator: $2000) (2016).
Adelphi Internal Development Research Grant (Principal Investigator: $3000) (2014).
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).
Naz, Nayeem. An Analysis of Football & Mass Media’s Influence on Social Class Divisions in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Summer 2014).
Maher, Edward. Does the System Benefit Everyone? (Spring 2015).
Simone, Adriana. Is There a Generation Gap in Views toward Homosexuality Among Americans? (Spring 2015).
Perez, Jacqueline. Place, Economic Insecurity, and Attitudes toward Immigrants. (Spring 2017).
Novak, Erica. A Cohort Study on American Morality and Religiosity. (Spring 2017).
Li, Qianju. Analyzing Noise in NYC. (Spring 2018)
Honors and Accomplishments
Honors and Accomplishments
AU Center for Health Innovation (CHI), Funding to participate in the Op-Ed Project (2018)
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
Information Literacy Subcommittee (2016 - present)
General Education Committee (2015 - present)
AU Research Conference Faculty Reviewer (2015 & 2017)
College of Arts and Sciences Academic Affairs Committee (2013-2015)
Levermore Global Scholars Advisory Committee (2014-present)
African, Black & Caribbean Studies Advisory Committee (2014-present)
Library Committee, Sociology Department Representative (2013-present)
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