Isabel García-Valdivia

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Isabel García-Valdivia

Research Interests
immigration, life course and aging, race and ethnicity, family, education, and Latinx sociology

Isabel García Valdivia is a UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her B.A. in Chicanx/Latinx Studies and Sociology from Pomona College and a Ph.D. in Sociology from UC Berkeley. She is originally from Joliet, Illinois.

New Article: "Legal Power in Action: How Latinx Adult Children Mitigate the Effects of Parents’ Legal Status through Brokering." Social Problems

PhD Date:
Dissertation Title
Becoming Invisible: Aging and Stratification for Older Immigrants in the United States and Mexico
Dissertation Committee
Irene Bloemraad (co-chair)
Cybelle Fox (co-chair)
Lisa García Bedolla (Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division)
G. Cristina Mora
Daniel Schneider (Harvard Kennedy School)