Symbolic Ethnicity? The Re-emergence of Indigeneity in Mexico

WhenNovember 12, 2019 12:30 PM - 1:50 PM
WhereSocial Science Research, Room 224
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Contact InformationKatz Center for Mexican Studies
DescriptionRené D. Flores is the Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago. Flores’ research interests are in the fields of international migration, race and ethnicity, and social stratification. His research explores the emergence of social boundaries around immigrants and racial minorities across the world as well as how these boundaries contribute to the reproduction of ethnic-based social inequality.

His work has appeared in American Journal of Sociology, American Sociological Review, Social Forces, and Social Problems, among others. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation, the Social Science Research Council, the American Sociological Association, the Paul Merage Foundation, and others.

Flores received his Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy from Princeton University in 2014. Flores earned a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. Most recently, he was the Donald D. Harrington Faculty Fellow at the Population Research Center at University of Texas at Austin. He has also served on the faculty of the Department of Sociology in the University of Washington.


This event is part of the Katz Center's for Mexican Studies Seminars - a series of lectures by academics on the different historical, cultural, and political aspects of Mexico.

Lunch will be provided to those who register in advance by sending an email to or calling 773.834.1987.
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