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Jacqueline R. Olvera

Assistant Professor
Adelphi University
United States of America


Jacqueline R. Olvera completed PhD, Stanford University (2000) MSPP, Carnegie Mellon University (1991) BA, University of Illinois-Chicago (1989).AU Center for Health Innovation (CHI) Summer Scholar (2015) AU Center for Health Innovation (CHI) Summer Scholar (2014) CSISS Workshop Participant, Center for Spatially Integrated Social Sciences, University of California-Santa Barbara (2006) Visiting Scholar, Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin (2004) Fragile Families Data Workshop Participant, Social Indicator Survey Center & School of Social Work, Columbia University (2003) Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, National Poverty Center, University of Michigan (2000-2003).

Research Interest

Migration Studies, Urban Inequality, Poverty, Social Policy, and Organizations.


  • Olvera, Jacqueline. 2015. "The Growth of Ethnic Organizations in the Context of Neighborhood Change:Organizational Ecology in Postwar San Francisco." City & Community 14(1): 27-46

  • Olvera, Jacqueline. 2016. "The State, Unauthorized Mexican Migration, and Vulnerability in the Workplace." Sociology Compass 10(2): 132-142

  • Olvera, Jacqueline. 2017. "Managing the Dirty Work of Illegality." Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 3(2): 253-267.

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