Fields of Study
International Migration, Law and Society, Bureaucratic Politics, Latina/o Sociology, Sociology of Emotions, and Educational Inequality
PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Vega, I. I. and Vilma Ortiz. (Revise and Resubmit). Mexican Americans’ Immigration Attitudes: Ethnoracial Identities or American Attachments? Social Problems Journal.
Vega, I. I. (2014). Conservative Rationales, Racial Boundaries: A Case Study of Restrictionist Mexican Americans. American Behavioral Scientist, 58(13), 1764-1783.
Oseguera, L., Locks, A. M. & Vega, I. I. (2009). Increasing Latina/o Students’ Baccalaureate Attainment: A Focus on Retention. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 8(1), 23-53.
de los Santos, A.G. & Vega, I. I. (2008). Hispanic Presidents and Chancellors of Institutions of Higher Education in the United States: 2001 and 2006. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 7(2), 156-182.
Vega, I., Leticia Oseguera and Gilbert Q. Conchas (In Press). “Race, Brotherhood and Engagement in the Urban Context: A Case Study of Structured Peer Bonding and Engagement among Boys of Color,” in Cracks in the Schoolyard: Achievement Cases on Latino Education, edited by Gilberto Q. Conchas. New York: Teacher’s College Press.
Figueroa, J. L., Perez, P. A, & Vega, I. I. (In Press). (Re)constructing Latino masculinity: Using Academic Narratives to Understand College Transitions. In Saenz, V., L. Ponjuan, and J. Figueroa. Latino Males in Higher. Stylus Publishing, LLC.
Grants and Awards
CSRC - IAC Research Grant, 2015 ($5,000.00)
UCMEXUS Small Grant Competition, 2015 ($1,500.00)
UCMEXUS Dissertation Research Grant, 2016-2017 ($12,000)
Eugene Cota-Robles, 2011-2016
Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Grant, 2012
Ford Predoctoral Fellowship Program, 2013-2016
Alice Belkin Memorial Scholarship, 2013
Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Fellowship, 2013
Graduate Research Mentorship Fellowship, 2013-2014
Vilma Ortiz (Chair)
Ingrid Eagly (UCLA Law School)