Making Tijuana Work: The Livelihood Strategies of Migrants and Commuters

A talk by Sergio Chavez (Sociology, Rice University).

Friday, April 25, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Haines Hall 279

Biography: Dr. Sergio Chávez is an assistant professor of sociology at Rice University.  He received his B.A. in sociology from the University of California Davis and his Ph.D. from Cornell University.  Dr. Chávez has conducted field research in Tijuana and Guanajuato, Mexico and North Carolina on issues related to internal and international migration, including labor markets, social networks and border studies.

Cost: Free and open to the public

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Ruben Hernández-León

Download File: 04-25-14sergiochavez-vb-kbn.pdf

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, UCLA International Institute, Center for Mexican Studies, UCLA International Institute, UCLA Program on International Migration, and the Center for Mexican Studies.