Faculty

Ruben Hernandez-Leon


Professor


 Website

Contact Information

Email    rubenhl@soc.ucla.edu
Office  247a Haines Hall
Phone  310-825-3059

Degrees

Ph. D., SUNY-Binghamton

 

Selected Publications

BOOKS 

Rubén Hernández-León. 2008. Metropolitan Migrants: The Migration of Urban Mexicans to the United States. Berkeley: University of California Press. 258 pp. 

http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/10984.php 

V. Zúñiga and Rubén Hernández-León, eds. 2005. New Destinations: Mexican Immigration in the United States. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. 368 pp. 

http://www.russellsage.org/publications/books/050228.652605 

JOURNAL ARTICLES, CHAPTERS AND WORKING PAPERS 

"Gender, Bilingualism, and the Early Occupational Careers of Second-Generation Mexicans in the South." (with Sarah Morando Lakhani.) Social Forces. 92(1): 59-80. 2013.

"The Migration Industry of Migration Control." Available at http://www.antiatlas.net/en/2013/09/27/the-migration-industry-of-migration-control-ruben-hernandez-leon-ucla/

"La industria de la migración en el sistema migratorio México-Estados Unidos." Traces (Travaux et Recherches dans les Amériques de Centre). 61: 41-61. 2012.

"L’industrie de la migration. Organiser la mobilité dans le système migratoire Mexique-États-Unis." Hommes et Migrations. 1296: 34-44. 2012.

"Frontera sobre ruedas. Las camionetas y la industria de la migración." Trayectorias. (10)26: 31-40. 2008. Available at: http://w3.dsi.uanl.mx/publicaciones/trayectorias/26/frontera_sobre_rueda... 

"The Migration Industry in the Mexico-U.S. Migratory System." Available at: http://www.ccpr.ucla.edu/ccprwpseries/ccpr_049_05.pdf 

"Restructuring at the Source: High-Skilled Industrial Migration from Mexico to the United States," Work and Occupations. 34(4): 1-29. 2004. 

"Social capital and Emigration from Rural and Urban Communities," (w. N. Flores and D. Massey). Behind the Smoke and Mirrors: Research from the Mexican Migration Project. J. Durand and D. Massey, eds. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. 2004. 

"Mexican Immigrant Communities in the South and Social Capital: the Case of Dalton, Georgia," (w. V. Zuniga). Southern Rural Sociology. 19(1): 20-45. 2003. 

"Making Carpet by the Mile: The Emergence of a Mexican Immigrant Community in an Industrial Region of the U.S. Historic South," (w. V. Zuniga) Social Science Quarterly, 2000, 81(1). 2000. 

"A la Aventura!: Jovenes, Pandillas y Migracion en la Conexion Monterrey-Houston." In Fronteras Fragmentadas, G. Mummert, ed. 1999 (El Colegio de Michoacan).

Previous Courses by Term

2017 Spring Quarter

International Migration

Comparative Acculturation and Assimilation

2016 Fall Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

2016 Spring Quarter

International Migration

Comparative Acculturation and Assimilation

2016 Winter Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

Variable Topics Research Seminars: Sociology

Special Topics in Sociology

2015 Spring Quarter

Variable Topics Research Seminars: Chicana and Chicano Studies

International Migration

Variable Topics Research Seminars: Sociology

Special Topics in Sociology

2015 Winter Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

Comparative Acculturation and Assimilation

2014 Spring Quarter

Variable Topics Research Seminars: Chicana and Chicano Studies

Variable Topics Research Seminars: Sociology

International Migration

Special Topics in Sociology

2014 Winter Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

Comparative Acculturation and Assimilation

2013 Spring Quarter

Variable Topics Research Seminars: Sociology

International Migration

Special Topics in Sociology

Working Group in Sociology

2013 Winter Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

Comparative Acculturation and Assimilation

Working Group in Sociology

2012 Spring Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

International Migration

2012 Winter Quarter

Theory and Research in Sociology

2011 Spring Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

International Migration

2011 Winter Quarter

Theory and Research in Sociology

Working Group in Sociology

2010 Fall Quarter

Comparative Acculturation and Assimilation

International Migration

2010 Spring Quarter

Undergraduate Seminar: Mexican Society

International Migration

2010 Winter Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

Comparative Acculturation and Assimilation

2009 Fall Quarter

Special Topics in Sociology

Working Group in Sociology

2008 Spring Quarter

Special Topics in Sociology

Undergraduate Seminar: Mexican Society

2008 Winter Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

Comparative Acculturation and Assimilation

2007 Spring Quarter

Variable Topics in Chicana and Chicano Studies

Special Topics in Sociology

Undergraduate Seminar: Mexican Society

2007 Winter Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

Comparative Immigration

2006 Spring Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

International Migration

2006 Winter Quarter

Comparative Immigration

Undergraduate Seminar: Mexican Society

2005 Spring Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

Comparative Immigration

Undergraduate Seminar: Mexican Society

2004 Spring Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

2004 Winter Quarter

Comparative Immigration

Undergraduate Seminar

2003 Spring Quarter

Undergraduate Seminar

Special Topics in Sociology

2003 Winter Quarter

Comparative Immigration

Previous Courses by Course

GEOG M243
International Migration

2017 Spring Quarter

2016 Spring Quarter

2015 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 152
Comparative Acculturation and Assimilation

2017 Spring Quarter

2016 Spring Quarter

2015 Winter Quarter

2014 Winter Quarter

2013 Winter Quarter

2010 Fall Quarter

2010 Winter Quarter

2008 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL M236B
International Migration

2017 Spring Quarter

2016 Spring Quarter

2015 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 19
Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

2016 Fall Quarter

2016 Winter Quarter

2015 Winter Quarter

2014 Winter Quarter

2013 Winter Quarter

2012 Spring Quarter

2011 Spring Quarter

2010 Winter Quarter

2008 Winter Quarter

2007 Winter Quarter

2006 Spring Quarter

2005 Spring Quarter

2004 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 191V
Variable Topics Research Seminars: Sociology

2016 Winter Quarter

2015 Spring Quarter

2014 Spring Quarter

2013 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 285J
Special Topics in Sociology

2016 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 285A
Special Topics in Sociology

2015 Spring Quarter

2014 Spring Quarter

2013 Spring Quarter

CHICANO 191
Variable Topics Research Seminars: Chicana and Chicano Studies

2015 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 236C
International Migration

2014 Spring Quarter

2013 Spring Quarter

2012 Spring Quarter

2010 Fall Quarter

2006 Spring Quarter

CHICANO 291
Variable Topics Research Seminars: Chicana and Chicano Studies

2014 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 295
Working Group in Sociology

2013 Spring Quarter

2013 Winter Quarter

2011 Winter Quarter

2009 Fall Quarter

SOCIOL 202B
Theory and Research in Sociology

2012 Winter Quarter

2011 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 236B
International Migration

2011 Spring Quarter

2010 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 191J
Undergraduate Seminar: Mexican Society

2010 Spring Quarter

2008 Spring Quarter

2007 Spring Quarter

2006 Winter Quarter

2005 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 180A
Special Topics in Sociology

2009 Fall Quarter

SOCIOL 285E
Special Topics in Sociology

2008 Spring Quarter

2003 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 180D
Special Topics in Sociology

2008 Spring Quarter

2007 Spring Quarter

CHICANO 191
Variable Topics in Chicana and Chicano Studies

2007 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 151
Comparative Immigration

2007 Winter Quarter

2006 Winter Quarter

2005 Spring Quarter

2004 Winter Quarter

2003 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 197B
Undergraduate Seminar

2004 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 197E
Undergraduate Seminar

2003 Spring Quarter