PhD Candidate
Department of Sociology
University of Southern California
851 Downey Way, HSH 314
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Twitter: @stephcanizales

Stephanie Canizales, PhD Candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Southern California, is a National Science Foundation and a Ford Foundation Fellow. She earned her B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles in June 2011 with a focus on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics and minors in Global Studies and Latin American Studies.

Stephanie specializes in international migration, unauthorized migration, immigrant integration, unaccompanied minors and the 1.5 and second generations. Her on-going dissertation work examines the unaccompanied migration and integration experiences of unauthorized, unparented Latino immigrant youth in Los Angeles, California. Her advisors are Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo and Jody Agius Vallejo.

Stephanie was named one of Pacific Standard Magazine’s Thirty Top Thinkers Under 30 for 2016.


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