CURRICULUM VITAE

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Stephanie L. Canizales, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology

College of Arts and Sciences
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843

EDUCATION
PhD, Sociology, University of Southern California, 2018
M.A., Sociology, University of Southern California, 2013
B.A., Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 2011

PUBLICATIONS
Canizales, Stephanie L. 2018. “US Service Providers Race Against Time as Immigration Policy Shifts.” The Globe Post. Available here.

Canizales, Stephanie L. 2018. “Young people crossing the border alone face challenges in the US homes where they’re placed.” The Conversation. Available here.

Pressman, Steven, Greg Wright, and Stephanie L. Canizales. 2018. “3 key quotes from Trump’s first State of the Union, explained.” The Conversation. Available here.

Canizales, Stephanie L. 2018. “Support and setback: The Role of Religion in the Incorporation of Unaccompanied Indigenous Youth in Los Angeles.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. Available here.

  • Winner of the American Sociological Association Section on Latina/o Sociology Cristina Maria Riegos Student Paper Award, 2018.

Canizales, Stephanie L. 2017. “Rescinding DACA: The children are watching.” The Globe Post. Available here.

Canizales, Stephanie L. 2017. “How unaccompanied youth become exploited workers in the U.S.” Opinion editorial. The Conversation. Available here.

Agius Vallejo, Jody and Stephanie L. Canizales. 2016. “Latino/a professionals as entrepreneurs: how race, class, and gender shape entrepreneurial incorporation.” Ethnic and Racial Studies. DOI:10.1080/01419870.2015.1126329. Available here.

Canizales, Stephanie L. 2016. “Support and Setback: Catholic Churches and the Adaptation of Unaccompanied Guatemalan Maya Youth in Los Angeles.” Center for Migration Studies. Available here.

Canizales, Stephanie L. 2015. “American individualism and the social incorporation of Guatemalan Maya young adults in Los Angeles.” Ethnic and Racial Studies. DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2015.1021263. Available here.

  • Winner of the American Sociological Association Section on Latina/o Sociology Distinguished Contribution to Research Article Award, 2017.
  • Winner of the American Sociological Association Section on International Migration Aristide Zolberg Student Scholar Award Honorable Mention, 2014.

Canizales, Stephanie L. 2015. “Fast Fashion, Slow Integration: Guatemalan youth navigate life and labor in Los Angeles.” Youth Circulations, Lauren Heidbrink and Michele Statz (Eds.). Available here.

Canizales, Stephanie L. 2015. “Unaccompanied Migrant Children: A Humanitarian Crisis at the Border and Beyond.”  UC Davis Center for Poverty Research. Available here.

Canizales, Stephanie L. 2014. “Life for child migrants is even harder beyond the US border.” The Conversation UK. Available here.

Canizales, Stephanie L. 2014. “Exploitation, Poverty and Marginality among Unaccompanied Migrant Youth.” UC Davis Center for Poverty Research. Available here.

Suro, Roberto, Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco, and Stephanie L. Canizales. 2015. “Removing Insecurity: Who American Children Will Benefit from President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration.” Tomas Rivera Policy Institute at USC and the Institute for Immigration, Globalization, and Education at UCLA. Available here.

RESEARCH
Fellowships + Awards
Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. Ford Foundation, 2017-2018.

Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Honorable Mention. Ford Foundation, 2016-2017.

Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. Haynes Lindley Foundation, 2016-2017.

Minority Fellowship Program. American Sociological Association, 2016-2017.

Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant. National Science Foundation Sociology Program, 2015-2016.

Graduate School Endowed Fellowship. University of Southern California, 2015-2016.

Maria Elena Martinez Summer Fieldwork Research Grant. USC Latin American and Latino Studies Program, 2015.

College 2020 Graduate Summer Research Stipend. University of Southern California Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration, 2014.

Pre-doctoral Fellowship Honorable Mention. Ford Foundation, 2014.

Hispanic Poverty, Inequality, and Mobility Research Fellowship. Stanford University Center on Poverty and Inequality, 2013.

Center for Poverty Research Visiting Scholar. University of California at Davis, 2013.

Pre-doctoral Fellowship Award Alternate and Honorable Mention. Ford Foundation, 2013.

Dornsife College Doctoral Fellowship. University of Southern California, 2011- 2016.

Research Experience
Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration, University of Southern California, Research Assistant, 2015.

Program for Environmental and Regional Equity, University of Southern California, Research Assistant, 2014-2015.

Tomas Rivera Policy Institute, University of Southern California, Research Assistant to Roberto Suro, 2013-2017.

Department of Sociology, University of Southern California, Research Assistant to Jody Agius Vallejo, 2011-2018.

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION
American Sociological Association International Migration Section Graduate Student Representative, 2017-2018.

American Sociological Association Latina/o Sociology Section Graduate Student Representative, 2015-2017

MEDIA AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Interviewed for, “Immigration”, KPFK Soul Rebel Radio, 7/2018.

Quoted in, “La cancelación del TPS salvadoreño es ilógica y contraria a los intereses estadounidenses en América Latina.” La Opinión, 1/2018.

30 Top Thinkers Under 30, Pacific Standard Magazine, 2016.

Quoted in, “When Migrant Kids Become Homeless,” Al Jazeera America, 11/2015.

Quoted in, “Young immigrants placed in sponsor homes are at risk of abuse, experts say,” LA Times, 08/2015.

Research featured in, “Young, undocumented, and invisible,” Pacific Standard Magazine, 8/2014.

Interviewed for, “Where unaccompanied minors go when they immigrate to LA”, KPCC Take Two, 9/2014.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
American Sociological Association
Latin American Studies Association
Latina/o Studies Association
Law and Society Association
Pacific Sociological Association
Society for the Study of Social Problems
Sociologists for Women in Society

 

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