Christina Chica

Christina Chica

Graduate Student


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  • C.Phil. Sociology, University of California Los Angles, 2020.
  • M.A. Sociology, University of California Los Angeles, 2018.
  • B.A. Sociology, Princeton University, 2015.

Fields of Study

Gender & Sexuality | Race & Ethnicity | LGBTQ | Cultural Sociology | Urban Sociology | Institutions | Comparative & Historical Sociology | Oral History | Space & Community | Critical Geography | Global Cities | Theory


  • Chica, Christina Marie. Forthcoming, 2022. “The Magical (Racial) Contract: Understanding the wizarding world through Whiteness”. Harry Potter and the Other: Race, Justice, and Difference in the Wizarding World. University Press of Mississippi.
  • Chica, Christina Marie. Forthcoming. “Urban Borderlands After Dark: negotiating difference and hybridity in an L.A. salón”. Routledge Encyclopedia on Race and Racism. Section: Urban Spaces.
  • Chica, Christina Marie. 2021. “Toward a Sociology of Global Comparative Placemaking”. Sociology Compass.
  • Chica, Christina Marie. 2019. “Queer Integrative Marginalization: LGBTQ student integration strategies at an elite university”. Socius.
  • Chica, Christina. 2014. “Queer Latino Experience in Education: The Influence and Perception of ‘Machismo’ on Young Men”. Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Undergraduate Journal. 19: 57-60.


  • Marcus Anthony Hunter
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  • Karida Brown
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