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 Ph.D. candidate in Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley.  She is originally from Joliet, Illinois and graduated with a B.A. in Chicanx Latinx Studies and Sociology from Pomona College in Claremont, California.

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

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)