Adrián Félix, Ph.D.

University of California, Santa Cruz
Assistant Professor
Latin American & Latino Studies
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"Rather than operating as a conduit for Americanization, the citizenship classroom can be a space where migrants make the naturalization experience intelligible on their own cultural and political terms."

Adrián Félix received his Ph.D. in Politics and International Relations from the University of Southern California in 2010. From 2011-2013, he was a UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies (LALS) at UCSC. His research focuses on México-U.S. migration, migrant transnationalism and racial/ethnic politics and identity. His work has been published in the American QuarterlyAmerican Behavioral ScientistHarvard Journal of Hispanic Policy and Latin American Research Review. He is currently working on a book manuscript tentatively titled Transnational (After)life: The Political Life Cycle of El Migrante.

International migration; México-U.S. migration; Migrant transnationalism; State-diaspora relations; Latino politics; Politics of citizenship; Politics of México

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