Maria Escobar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology
University of California, Merced
Areas of Expertise
Sociology of Race, Immigration, and Qualitative Sociology
Areas of Research
Selected Professional Activity and Publications
Escobar, Maria Andrea. 2021. “Liminal Belonging in El Nuevo South: The Geographies of Inclusion and Exclusion for Hispanic Young Adults Within
Northwest Arkansas.” Rural Sociology 86(3):444–68. doi: 10.1111/ruso.12387.
Escobar, Maria and Tanya Golash-Boza. 2021. “Constructing Citizenship, ‘Legality,’ and ‘Illegality’ in Comparative Perspective.” In E. Erez & P. Ibarra (Eds.), Oxford Encyclopedia of International Criminology. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press
Introduction to Sociology
Sociology of Race
Race and the School to Prison Pipeline