What I’m up to now Fall 2018: Jennifer Jones

Jennifer Jones

what i'm up to now

I’m teaching

Sociology 425: Making Race: Race, Ethnicity, Inequality, and the Third Coast

Sociology 520: Race and the State

I’m currently working on

I am working on two papers right now. The first is a revision of a paper that theorizes the role of racial status in shaping intergroup relations quality. The second is a collaborative paper that examines racial formation among multiracials using a proprietary survey of adults of two or more races.

I recently published

“From Open Doors to Closed Gates: Intragenerational Reverse Incorporation in New Immigrant Destinations.” International Migration Review. (Online September 25, 2018). Available for download here.

(With Hana Brown and Andrea Becker). “The Racialization of Latinos in New Immigrant Destinations: Criminality, Ascription, and Counter-Mobilization.” Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences. Available for download here.

I recently received

a new position in the Sociology department here at UIC!

Over the summer, I….

I spent the summer completing the final revisions to my first sole-authored book project, The Browning of the New South, forthcoming with University of Chicago Press this coming February. I also was able to travel to Barcelona for the Latin American Studies Association meetings, followed by 10 days of vacation there. It was wonderful, and just the energy I needed to complete the book!

My office hours are

11am-1pm on Tuesdays and by appointment