Grad Students

Rocío R. García



Contact Information

Email    rgarcia1@g.ucla.edu
Office  Haines A58G

Fields of Study

Latinx feminisms; intersectionality; the politics of knowledge production; reproductive justice; social movements; ethnography; archival methods

Publications

Journal Article

Garcia, Rocio. 2015. “Normative Ideals, ‘Alternative’ Realities: Perceptions of Interracial Dating Among Professional Latinas and Black Women.” Societies 5(4): 807-830. doi: 10.3390/soc5040807

Book Review

Garcia, Rocio. 2014. Review of Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age, edited by Nilda Flores-González, Anna Romina Guevarra, Maura Toro-Morn, and Grace Chang. Labor Studies Journal Vol. 39(4).

Grants and Awards

2016            UCLA Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honors Society

2014-2015   UCLA Graduate Research Mentorship

2014             UCLA Graduate Summer Researach Mentorship

2014             Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowship Alternate

2013             UCLA Graduate Summer Research Mentorship

2013             Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowship Honorable Mention

2012-2017   UCLA Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellowship

Conference Presentations

2017. "Ideological Violence in the Political Borderlands: Historicizing Latinx Controlling Images." Presentation took place at the annual Intersectional Inquiries Conference.

2016. “Reproducing Choices: Navigating Latinx Controlling Images in Reproductive Politics.” Presentation took place at the biennial meeting of the Latina/o Studies Association.

2015. "Hidden Society: Impostor Syndrome and the Historically Marginalized College Student." Presentation took place at a panel session at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association.

2014. “Coloring the Wife-Mother Ideal: Racial Differences in Dating and Family Formation among Professional Women of Color.” Presentation took place at roundtable session at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association.

2013. “Electoral Politics in a Battleground State.” Presentation took place at a panel session at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association.

2013.  “PSA 101: Students Doing a Conference.” Presentation took place at a panel session at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association.

2010. “Breaking the Mold:  Promoting a Refined Pluralistic Logic for Understanding Adaptation among Mexican Women in the U.S.”  Paper presented at a panel session at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association.

2009. “Breaking the Mold:  Promoting a Refined Pluralistic Logic for Understanding Adaptation among Mexican Women in the U.S.”  Paper presented at a panel session at the annual meeting of the California Sociological Association.

2009. “Unmasking the Dynamics of Social Activism in Modern Society.”  Paper presented at a roundtable session at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association.

Advisors

Vilma Ortiz

Marcus Hunter

Karida Brown

Patricia Zavella (UCSC Latin American and Latino Studies)

Degrees

2016.   C.Phil Sociology, UCLA

2014.   MA Sociology, UCLA

2012.   MA Sociology, University of Nevada Reno

2008.  BA Sociology and Spanish (Summa Cum Laude), California State University Stanislaus