Alejandro Portes, Ph.D.

RESEARCH PROFESSOR

Merrick Building, Room 121B
and Law School, Room G-267
a.portes@miami.edu
(305) 284-6126

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                                     Last Updated On:  January 2017


EDUCATION
  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1970

  • M.A., Sociology, University of Wisconsin- Madison, 1967

  • B.A., Sociology, summa cum laude, Creighton University, 1965


DEPARTMENTS
  • Law

  • Sociology


RESEARCH INTEREST
  • Immigration and Ethnicity; Institutions and Development; Second Generation Adaptation; Urbanization and Social Change


RECENT COURSES TAUGHT
  • SOC 693- Urbanization and Development

  • SOC 693-01 Economic Sociology

  • SOC 693 43- Immigration, Ethnicity, and Public Policy


RECENT PUBLICATIONS
  • Portes Alejandro and Lori D. Smith, Institutions Count: Their Role and Significance in Latin American Development; Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2012

  • Fernandez- Kelly, Patricia and Alejandro Portes, Healthcare and Immigration: Understanding the Connections, Oxford: Routledge, 2012

  • Portes, Alejandro and Min Zhou. “Transnationalism and Development: Mexican and Chinese Immigrant Organizations in the United States.”Population and Development Review Vol. 38 (June2012):191-220

  • Portes Alejandro, “Tensions that Make a Difference: Institutions, Interests, and the Immigrant Drive”. Sociological Forum Vol. 27 (Sept. 2012):563-78.

EDITORIAL BOARDS
  • Actes De La Recherche En Sciences Sociales (2004 - )

  • International Migration Review (2001 - )

  • Global Networks (2000 - )

  • Revista Mexicana De Sociologia (1999 - )

  • Ethnic and Racial Studies (1995 - )