Renelinda Arana, PhD
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Sociology Department Chair

  • PhD, Sociology - Princeton University

  • MA, Sociology - Princeton University

  • BA, Anthropology - University of Texas at Austin

Contact Info:
Office: Moye Hall, Room 208

Phone: 210-434-6711, ext. 8151

Publications, Exhibits, and Awards:

“Transnational Participation in Colombian Elections: Assessing the Impact of Reception Site.”  Migration Studies.  2013.

“Assessing Candidates at Home and Abroad: A Comparative Analysis of Colombian Expatriates in the 2010 Presidential Elections.” Latin American Society & Politics.  2013.

“Hispanic Undergraduate Achievement: Toward an Ecological Model”. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education. 2011.

“Bridging the gap: transnational and ethnic organizations in the political incorporation of immigrants in the United States.” Ethnic and Racial Studies. 2008.

“Divided or Convergent Loyalties? A Report on the Political Incorporation Process of Latin American Immigrants in the United States.” The International Journal of Comparative Social Research. 2008

Dissertation: “Rebuilding society behind prison walls: Examining the structure of prisoner-run reform organizations”, Princeton University, 2008.

Organized and fundraised art exhibition: “Behind Prison Walls: An Exhibit featuring the artwork from men of the New Jersey State Prison”. Princeton, NJ, 2005

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