Grad Students

Karina Chavarria

Contact Information

Office  Haines 103

Fields of Study

Subfields: Education, Immigration, Race and Ethnicity, Ethnography

Grants and Awards

UCLA Sociology Department Summer Fellowship, 2014 

Graduate Research Mentorship, 2012  

UCLA Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellowship, 2010, 2014 

Conference Presentations

2015. “Belonging or Membership: Latina/o students Interruption of Alienating Schooling.” Chicago Ethnography Conference, Chicago, IL.

2014. “Undocumented Students’ School Incorporation.” Presented at Communities in Schools Summer Institute: Summon the Heroes, National Conference, Atlanta, Georgia. 

2011. “California’s Budget Cuts: The Impact on High School Teachers.” Presented at rountable session at the American Sociological Association Conference,  Denver, Colorado.


Vilma Ortiz


Veronica Terriquez (UCSC)


C. Phil, UCLA,, 2015

M.A. Sociology, UCLA, 2012

B.A. Sociology, University of California Berkeley