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Sergio Chavez
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Sociology
 
e-mail:Sergio.Chavez@rice.edu
 
  • Ph.D. Development Sociology (2007) Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
  • A.A. General Studies (1994) Hartnell Community College, Salinas, California
  • M.S. Rural Sociology (2002) Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
  • B.A. Sociology (1996) University of California Davis, Davis, California
 
Primary Department
   Department of Sociology
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Websites
 Personal Homepage
 
Research Areas
 International Migration, Labor Markets, Social Networks, Latin American Studies, and Border Studies.
 
Teaching Areas
 Work and Occupations; Qualitative Methods; Social Theory.
 
Selected Publications
 Refereed articles
 

Magalí Muría and Sergio Chávez (2011). “Shopping and Working in the Borderlands: Enforcement, Surveillance and Marketing in Tijuana, Mexico.”  Surveillance and Society 8(3): 355-373. http://www.surveillance-and-society.org

 

 
 

Sergio Chávez (Forthcoming).  “Navigating the U.S.-Mexico Border: The Crossing Strategies of Undocumented Workers in Tijuana, Mexico.”  Ethnic and Racial Studies, Special Issue: Undocumented Migrants: Policy, Politics, and Everyday Lives.

 
 

Sergio Chávez (Forthcoming). “The Sonoran Desert’s Domestic Bracero Programme: Institutional Actors and the Creation of Labour Migration Streams.”  International Migration.  DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2435.2009.00544.x

 

 
 Articles
 

Sergio Chavez (2011). "Navigating the U.S.-Mexico Border: The Crossing Strategies of Undocumented Workers in Tijuana, Mexico." Ethnic and Racial Studies, 34(8):1320-1337. 

 

 
 

Sergio Chávez (2012). “The Sonoran Desert’s Domestic Bracero Programme: Institutional Actors and the Creation of Labour Migration Streams.”  International Migration, 50(2): 20-40.

 
Creative Works
 Other - Braceros: From Productive to Invisible Labor Force
 Documentary that examines the experiences of guest workers who worked in the United States between 1942-1964. , (2005)
 
Presentations
 Other
 

*Alexis Silver and Sergio Chávez, “Family Separation and Emotional Distress in a Transnational U.S-Mexico Immigrant Community.”  Poster to be presented at the Population Association of America, April 1, 2011, Washington, DC.