Cynthia Feliciano

Associate Professor, Sociology
School of Social Sciences

Associate Professor, Chicano/Latino Studies
School of Social Sciences

Ph.D., UCLA, 2003, Sociology

Phone: (949) 824-2687

University of California, Irvine
2265 Social Science Plaza B
Irvine, CA 92697-510

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Race/Ethnicity/Minority Relations, Migration and Immigration, Education
URL Cynthia Feliciano website
Appointments National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, 2007-2008
University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellow, 2003-2004
Publications Feliciano, Cynthia, Rennie Lee and Belinda Robnett. 2011. “Racial Boundaries among Latinos: Evidence from Internet Daters’ Racial Preferences” Social Problems, 58(2): 189-212.
  Robnett, Belinda and Cynthia Feliciano. 2011. “Patterns of Racial-Ethnic Exclusion by Internet Daters.” Social Forces, 89(3): 807-828.
  Feliciano, Cynthia. 2009. “Education and Ethnic Identity Formation among Children of Latin American and Caribbean Immigrants” Sociological Perspectives, 52(2): 135-158.
  Tovar, Jessica and Cynthia Feliciano. 2009 “‘Not Mexican-American, but Mexican’: Shifting Ethnic Self-Identifications among Children of Mexican Immigrants.” Latino Studies, 7(2): 197-221.
  Feliciano, Cynthia, Belinda Robnett and Golnaz Komaie. 2009. “Gendered Racial Exclusion among White Internet Daters” Social Science Research 38(1): 39-54.
  Feliciano, Cynthia. 2008. “Gendered Selectivity: U.S. Mexican Immigrants and Mexican Non-Migrants, 1960-2000.” Latin American Research Review, 43(1): 139-160.
  Ahmed, Patricia, Cynthia Feliciano, and Rebecca Emigh. 2007. “Internal and External Ethnic Assessments in Eastern Europe.” Social Forces, 86(1): 231-256.
  Feliciano, Cynthia. 2006. “Beyond the Family: The Influence of Pre-migration Group Status on the Educational Expectations of Immigrants’ Children.” Sociology of Education, 79(October): 281-303.
  Feliciano, Cynthia. 2006. Unequal Origins: Immigrant Selection and the Education of the Second Generation. New York: LFB Scholarly Publishing.
  Feliciano, Cynthia. 2005 “Does Selective Migration Matter? Explaining Ethnic Disparities in Educational Attainment among Immigrants’ Children.” International Migration Review. 39(4): 841-871.
  Feliciano, Cynthia and Rubén Rumbaut. 2005. “Gendered Paths: Educational and Occupational Expectations and Outcomes among Adult Children of Immigrants” Ethnic and Racial Studies. 28(6): 1087-1118.
  Feliciano, Cynthia. 2005. “Educational Selectivity in U.S. Immigration: How Do Immigrants Compare to Those Left Behind?” Demography.42(1):131-152.
  Waldinger, Roger and Cynthia Feliciano.2004. “Will the second generation experience 'downward assimilation' ? Segmented assimilation reassessed.” Ethnic and Racial Studies, 27(3): 376-402.
  Feliciano, Cynthia. 2001. “Assimilation or Enduring Racial Boundaries? Generational Differences in Intermarriage among Asians and Latinos in the United States.” Race and Society, 4: 27-45.
  Feliciano, Cynthia. 2001. “The Benefits of Biculturalism: Exposure to Immigrant Culture and Dropping out of School among Asian and Latino Youths.” Social Science Quarterly, 82(4): 865-879.
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