American Sociological Association

International Migration

The purpose of the Section on International Migration is to stimulate, promote, and reward the development of original theory and research on international migration. By providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information, the Section aims to contribute to scholarly collaboration and to a comprehensive understanding of the causes and consequences of international migration, including the incorporation of immigrants in receiving societies.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Cecilia Menjivar, University of California-Los Angeles 2019
Chair-Elect: Ruben Hernandez-Leon, University of California-Los Angeles 2019
Past Chair: David Scott FitzGerald, University of California-San Diego 2019
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Loretta Bass, University of Oklahoma 2019
Student Representative: Andrea Gomez Cervantes, University of Kansas 2019

Section Council

Jody Agius Vallejo, University of Southern California 2019
Zoua M. Vang, McGill University 2019
David A. Cook-Martín, New York University, Abu Dhabi 2020
Joanna Dreby, University at Albany, State University of New York 2020
Amy Hsin, Queens College, CUNY 2021
Jennifer A. Jones, University of Illinois at Chicago 2021

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