Jacqueline Villarrubia

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Jacqueline Villarrubia

Associate Professor of Sociology

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Sociology and Anthropology
413 Alumni Hall

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PhD in Sociology, University at Albany, State University of New York

MA in Latin American Studies, University at Albany, State University of New York

BA in Social Sciences, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez

Social construction of disasters, immigration, race and ethnicity, Latin America and the Caribbean

Peer-reviewed Publications

Villarrubia-Mendoza, Jacqueline and Roberto Vélez-Vélez. "Reconfigurando la asistencia en tiempos de desastre: los Centros de Apoyo Mutuo como alternativas a los procesos de recuperación pos-María." Centro Journal. Forthcoming.

Villarrubia-Mendoza, Jacqueline and Roberto Vélez-Vélez. 2020. "From #RickyRenuncia Protests to People's Assemblies in Puerto Rico; in Deciding for Ourselves: The Promise of Direct Democracy. Edited by Cindy Milstein. Chico, CA: AK Press. Pp. 72-83

Roberto Vélez-Vélez and Jacqueline Villarrubia-Mendoza . 2018. “Cambio desde abajo y desde adentro: Notes on Centros de Apoyo Mutuo in post-María Puerto Rico.” Latino Studies Journal. Vol.16 (4): 542–547.

Vélez-Vélez, Roberto and Jacqueline Villarrubia-Mendoza. 2018. “Interpreting Mobilization Dynamics through Art: A Look at the DREAMers Movement.” Current Sociology. Vol. 67 (1): 100-121.

Villarrubia-Mendoza, Jacqueline. 2017. “The Emergence of Hispanic Immigrant Occupational Niches: Employer Preferences and the Search for the Subservient Worker.” Latino Studies Journal, Vol. 15 (3): 341-364.

Villarrubia-Mendoza, Jacqueline and Roberto Vélez-Vélez. 2017. “Iconoclastic Dreams: Interpreting Art in the DREAMers Movement.” Sociological Quarterly, Vol. 58(3): 350-372.

Villarrubia-Mendoza, Jacqueline. 2016. “Tu velas por los tuyos: Weak Labor Markets and the Importance of Social Networks.” Journal of International Migration and Integration, Vol. 17(2): 631-648.

2019-2022: National Science Foundation Collaborative grant with Roberto Vélez-Vélez 

2018-2019: Picker Fellowship

2018: Discretionary Grant, Colgate University 

2017: Discretionary Grant, Colgate University 

2016-2017: Upstate Institute Research Grant, Colgate University

2019: Named Sociologist of the month by Current Sociology, the flagship journal of the International Sociological Association

2017: Torch Medal for Excellence in Teaching and Mentorship, Colgate University.

2016: Torch Medal for Excellence in Teaching and Mentorship, Colgate University.

2013: Torch Medal for Excellence in Teaching and Mentorship, Colgate University.

2010: Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award; University at Albany