I am a scholar of migration, race, and health and aging. My work identifies barriers to immigrant integration by documenting how and why socioeconomic and health inequalities evolve over the life course.

Immigrant Men's Earning Trajectories

(Population and Development Review, 2021)

Immigrant Students' Achievement and Popularity

(Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2022)

Race, Wealth, and Children's Development

(RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, 2021)

Immigrants' Perception of How Selected They Are

(Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World, 2022)

Immigrants' Economic Integration in Later Life

(R&R Minor, Social Forces)

Race and the Immigrant Health Differential

(Advances in Medical Sociology, 2019)

Other Projects:

  • Citizenship Status and Children's Socioeconomic Outcomes in Adulthood (Under Review)

  • Immigrants’ Economic Integration and Health Assimilation

  • Rising income inequality among Asian Americans

  • Mexican Older Adults' Kinship Proximity

  • International Relations and Immigrants' Mental Health

  • The Immigrant Advantage in Voting among Hispanic and Asian Americans

Datasets I have worked with:

  • American Community Survey

  • Current Population Survey

  • Health and Retirement Study

  • Mexican Health and Aging Study

  • National Health Interview Survey

  • National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health

  • National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (and C-NLSY)

  • Panel Study of Income Dynamics

  • Social Security Earnings Records