Glenda Marisol Flores

Associate Professor, Chicano/Latino Studies
School of Social Sciences

Courtesy Appointment, Sociology
School of Social Sciences

Ph.D., University of Southern California, 2011, Sociology


Certificate, University of Southern California, 2011, Gender Studies

Phone: (949) 824-4664
Email: gmflores@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
Chicano/Latino Studies Department
371 Social Science Tower
Irvine, CA 92697

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Research
Interests
Latina/o Sociology; Immigration; Middle-Class Minorities; Race, Gender & Class; Education; Work and Occupations; Qualitative Methods
   
URL Glenda M. Flores Website
   
Academic
Distinctions
“Outstanding Teaching” Recognition for Chicano/Latino Studies III, Chicano/Latinos and Labor, and Latinos in a Global Society, School of Social Sciences, UC Irvine.

Ford Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program and the National Research Council of the National Academies, Alternate, 2013

American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE)/FORD Foundation Multidisciplinary Conference Faculty Fellow Texas, 2013

Winner of the 2008 Cristina Maria Riegos Distinguished Paper Award from the American Sociological Association Section on Latina/o Sociology.

Winner of the 2008 Race, Gender, Class Distinguished Paper Award from the American Sociological Association Section on Race, Gender and Class.
   
Research
Abstract
Dr. Flores specializes on Latina professionals, middle-class minorities, and the workplace. In her work she explores the mobility patterns of the children of Latino immigrants and their workplace experiences in white-collar occupations.
   
Publications Flores, Glenda M. (2017). "Latina Professionals as Racialized Tokens: Lisa's Story." Featured as a Research Focus in Race and Racisms: A Critical Approach edited by Tanya Golash-Boza. Oxford University Press. (forthcoming)
   
  Flores, Glenda M. (2017). "Fear and Learning: How Latina Teachers Protect and Help Latina/o Children and their Immigrant Parents in California Schools." Blogpost for the Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration (USC) and From the Square, NYU Press.
   
  Flores, Glenda M. (2017) Latina Teachers: Creating Careers and Guarding Culture. New York: NYU Press.
   
  Flores, Glenda M. (2015). “Controlling Images of Space: Latina Teachers and Racial Positioning in Multiracial Schools.” City and Community, 14: 410-432.
   
  Flores, Glenda M. (2015). “Discovering a Hidden Privilege: Ethnography in Multiracial Organizations as an Outsider Within.” Ethnography, 17: 190-212
   
  Flores, Glenda M. (2015). “Bicultural Myths, Rifts and Scripts: A Case Study of Latina Teacher’s Cultural Pedagogy in Multiracial Schools.” In G.Q. Conchas and M. Gottried (Eds.), Inequality, Power and School Success: Case Studies on Racial Diversity and Opportunity in Education. New York, New York: Routledge.
   
  Flores, Glenda M. and Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo. (2015). “A New Gendered Occupational Niche: Latina Pathways into the Teaching Profession.” In J. A. Vallejo (Ed.), Research in the Sociology of Work: Immigration and Work. Emerald Group Publishing.
   
  Flores, Glenda M. and Hondagneu-Sotelo, Pierrette. 2014. "The Social Dynamics Channeling Latina College Graduates into the Teaching Profession." Gender, Work and Organization, 21: 491-515.
   
  Flores, Glenda Marisol. 2011. “Racialized Tokens: Latina Teachers Negotiating, Surviving and Thriving in a White Woman’s Profession.” Qualitative Sociology, 34: 313-335.
   
  Flores, Glenda M. 2011. “Latino/as in the Hard Sciences: Increasing Latina/o Participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Related Fields” Latino Studies, 9: 327-335.
   
  Flores, Glenda and Gina Misiroglu. 2009. “Rubén Salazar.” In Latino History and Culture: An Encyclopedia, edited by Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo and David J. Leonard. M.E. Sharpe Publications.
   
  Flores, Glenda. 2009. “Esmeralda Santiago.” In Latino History and Culture: An Encyclopedia, edited by Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo and David J. Leonard. M.E. Sharpe Publications.
   
  Flores, Glenda. 2008. “America’s Competitiveness, Hispanic Participation in Technology Careers Summit Report: Increasing Latino Participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Careers.” Armonk, NY: IBM Corporation.
   
Grants Ford Foundation Diversity Fellow, National Science of the Academies
   
Spencer Foundation Fellow for Research Related to Education
   
UC/ACCORD
   
Hellman Fellowship
   
Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow, 2015-2016
   
American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Fellowship, 2015-2016 (declined)
   
Professional
Societies
American Sociological Association
Pacific Sociological Association
American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education
The Council for the United States and Italy (CONSIUSA)
   
Other Experience Research Fellow
Tomas Rivera Policy Institute 2007—2008

Council Member, Latina/o Sociology Section
American Sociological Association 2013—2016

Committee on Professional Ethics
American Sociological Association 2016—2018

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Chicano/Latino Studies 2016—2019

   
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Last updated 08/23/2017