68th meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
University of California, Riverside

Friday, November 13, 2020

10:00am est to 4:00pm est

Twitter: @WeArePRIEC, #PRIECBlueHens

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Hosted by

Department of Political Science & International Relations, University of Delaware
Kassra Oskooii, Vlad Medinica, University of Delaware

Link to register Here


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67th meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
University of California, Riverside

Friday, October 23, 2020

9am to 1:30pm PDT


Sponsored by

Department of Political Science, UC Riverside
School of Public Policy, UC Riverside




Othering and Blame during COVID-19: First impressions and lessons from previous pandemics
Kim Yi Dionne: @dadakim
Felicity Turkmen: @fulyafelicity

Health and Politics: Legislative Responsiveness to COVID-19
Sarah Hayes: @sarah_v_hayes

And if the World Should End Tonight: Sexual Mythmaking and Queer-of-Color Resistance Against Racial Capitalism
Isabel Felix: @ifpistemology

Risky Politics: Immigrant Status and Political Participation
Maricruz Osorio: @cruzita_osorio

Updates from the National Science Foudnation:
Jan Leighley: @nsf

Citizenship Reimagined: A New Framework for State Rights in the United States
Allan Colbern: @AllanColbern
Karthick Ramakrishnan: @karthickr


66th meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium



65th meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
Arizona State University

Friday, January 24, 2020


Sponsored by





64th meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
University of California, Riverside

Friday, December 6, 2019


Sponsored by

Department of Political Science at




9:30am – 10:00am Welcome announcements

10:00am – 11:00am Presentations

  • Eileen Diaz McConnell, Arizona State University “Good, Bad, and Beyond the Binary: Predicting Whites’ Views about Future Ethnoracial Diversification in the United States.”
  • Rachel Torres, U of Iowa “Policy Generating Hostility: The Impact of State-Level Removals on Public Opinion.”

11:00am Short break

11:10am – 12:10pm Job Market Talk

  • Stephen El-Khatib, UC Riverside, “The Muslims Next Door.”

12:10pm – 1:00pm Lunch break

1:00pm – 2:00pm Presentations

  • Nathan Kar Ming Chan, UC Irvine “Religion, Racial Conservatism, and Voter Turnout in 2016: The Diverging Paths of African American, Latinx, Asian American, and White Evangelicals.”
  • Sunny Shao and Stephanie DeMora, UC Riverside “Census outreach and the continuum of civic engagement.”

2:00pm – 2:15 Short break

2:15pm – 3:15pm Presentations

  • Fernando Marquez Duarte, UC Riverside “Multiculturalism and integration: Haitian migration in Baja California”
  • Karina Shklyan, UCSD “Civic Engagement, Legal Status, and the Context of Reception: Participation in Voluntary Associations.”

3:15pm – 4:15pm Job Market Talk

  • Periloux Peay, U of Oklahoma, “Legislative Venue Shopping and the Strategic Pursuit of Multidimensional Black Interests in the U.S. House of Representatives.”

5:30pm Dinner reception to follow at home of Shaun Bowler  


63rd meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium

University of Northern Texas

Thursday and Friday, November 14th – 15th, 2019

Twitter: @WeArePRIEC, #SuperPRIEC

Thursday, Nov 14, 2019

2pm-4pm – Workshop “Using GIS on Your Research” led by Dr. Pinliang Dong, UNT Department of Geography

4-4:15pm – Break

4:15pm – 5:30pm — Key Note Address: “What Does Political Science Have to Say to the Current Circumstances and Will It Be Helpful?” Dean Gary Segura, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

6pm – 8pm – DINNER at Armadillo Ale Works, 221 South Bell Avenue

Friday, November 15, 2019
Day’s events in University Gateway Center Room 43, 801 North Texas Blvd.

9:15-10:30 PANEL 1 Race, Ethnicity, and Issues of Representation

Chair: Valerie Martinez-Ebers, UNT

Apolonia Calderon, University of Maryland, “Final Lines of Defense: Nonprofit Legal Services and Removal Rates During Secure Communities”

Maraam Dwidar, University of Texas, “Power to the Partner: Lobbying Coalitions and Minority Representation in Federal Rulemaking”

Periloux Peay, University of Oklahoma, “Reclaiming Our Time: Core Policy Interconnectivity and Black-Issue Advocacy in the House of Representatives”

10:40 – 12:00 PANEL 2 Race, Ethnicity, and Public Policy Issues
Chair: Regina Branton, UNT

Kiku E. Huckle, Pace University, “Racism, Sexism, and Gun Rights”

Maricruz A. Osorio, University of California at Riverside, “Who is Worthy? Refugees in a Time of Uncertainty”

Daniel Sledge, University of Texas at El Paso, “Medicaid Expansion and Racial Disparities in Medically-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder”

12:00-2:00 Lunch & Poster Sessions
Session 1: 12-1pm

Hadidja Nyiransekuye, UNT, “Reflections on the State of the Refugee Issue – Towards a Paradigm Shift”

Amentahru Wahlrab, UT Tyler, “WELCOME TO DAYTON: The Role of Cities In The Integration of President’s Immigration Rhetoric”

Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha, UNT and Eric Gonzalez Juenke, Colorado, “The Politics of the President’s Immigration Rhetoric”

John Bretting, UT El Paso, “Unmentionable Boundaries: El Paso Pre and Post”

Loren Collingwood, UC Riverside, “Contractor Politics: How Political Events Influence Private Prison Company Stock Shares in the Pre and Post Trump Era”

Chase Neill, UNT, “Climate Change Policy Support among Ethnic/Minority Groups in the United States: A Shift to Post-Materialism?”

Antonio Molinar, UNT, “Concerning Millennials: A Generational Approach to Measuring Linked Fate”

Session 2: 1pm – 2pm
Alexander Goodwin, UNT, “Analyzing the applicability of the Patrol-Alarm mode of oversight in explaining successful police reform in the United States”

Jordan Nafa, UNT, “Identity, Diversity, and Civic Engagement: Revisiting the Relationship between Diversity and Social Capital”

Tiffany Blanchet, UNT, “Make America Great Again”: An Ideological Rhetorical Critique”

Hope Dewell Gentry, UNT, “Strategic Membership in Religious Organizations by Political Officials: Evidence from Japan’s 2012 General Election”

Gabriela Okundaye, UNT, “Access to the Highest Office: For Natives or For Immigrants As Well?”

Raul Guerrero, UNT, “Towards Reconciliation in Bosnia and Herzegovina:

Ibrahim Kocaman, UNT, “Military Influence on Politics and Self-Determination Movements”

Troy Holloway, UNT, “Ethnic Autonomies and Political Stability?”

2:00-3:20 PANEL 3 Race, Ethnicity, and Public Opinion
Chair: Tony Carey, UNT

Josh Montgomery, UNT, “An Examination of Issue Saliency and its Impact on Attitude Extremity Towards Immigration and the US/Mexico Border Wall”

Michelle Ramirez, UNT, “Perceptions of the Police: Does Race Trump Socioeconomic Status?”

Rachel Torres, University of Iowa, “Policy Generates Hostility: The Impact of State-Level Removals on Public Opinion”

3:30 – 4:50 PANEL 4 Voting and Elections: The Impact of Race & Ethnicity
Chair: Lee Walker, UNT

Ivy A.M. Cargile, California State University at Bakersfield, “Candidatas y Mujeres: The Distinction between Latinas as Political Candidates as Women”

John Ishiyama and Andrea Silva, UNT, “Premigratory experiences and ethnic voting among Asian Americans”

Jarred Cuellar, University of Southern California and Xavier Medina, University of Arkansas, “Californios vs Tejanos: A Spatial Comparison of Latino Voting Behavior in Houston and Los Angeles”

4:50-5pm Closing Remarks: Valerie Martinez-Ebers, UNT


62nd Meeting of the
Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium

University of Missouri, St. Louis
October 18-19

Schedule of Presentations (9:00am to 3:45pm)

Drs. Ana Bracic, Mackenzie Isreal-Trummel, Tyler Johnson, and Kathleen Tipler, Department of Political Science, University of Oklahoma. “Judges’ Characteristics and Perceptions of Court Legitimacy.”

Laura Brugger, Department of Sociology, St. Louis University, “Reported culture importance and discrimination perceptions among first-generation Latinos”

William O’Brochta, Department of Political Science, Washington Univeristy, “Ethnic Diversity in Central Government Cabinets”

Alejandra Campos, Department of Political Science, University of Arkansas, “We Stand During the National Anthem: How the American Dream rhetoric has shaped the identity of undocumented immigrants (DREAMers)”

Kesicia Dickinson, Dr. Nazita Lajevardi, Shayla F. Olson at Michigan State University, and Dr. Jamil Scott at Georgetown University, “Supply and Demand of Female Candidates in the 2018 Election”

Dr. Sarah Gaby, Post-doctoral Research Associate, Weidenbaum Center, Washington University, “Interrupting Legacies of Racial Violence: Lynching, Civil Rights Mobilization, and Contemporary Housing Segregation”

Drs. Niki Kalaf at Bowling Green State University and Debra Leiter at University of Missouri, Kansas City, “Nasty Women and Bad Hombres: The Mediating Effect of Racial and Gender Resentment on Presidential Candidates Valence in the 2016 US Election.”

Jose S. Plascencia, University of California, Riverside, Department of Sociology, “When the Barrio Meets the Deported Zone: Narratives of Criminalization and Resistance in Mexicali”

Dr. Benjamin J Roth, Department of Social Work, University of South Carolina, “Exploring the organizational response to the Venezuelan migrant crisis in Colombia”

Pedro Ruiz, Department of Public Policy, St. Louis University, “Historical Redlining and Present-Day Latino Neighborhoods in Los Angeles County”

Michael Strawbridge and Dr. Rosalee A. Clawson, Department of Political Science, Purdue University, “Who’s on the news tonight?: An analysis of the portrayal of crime and violence in St. Louis local television news.”

Dr. Sookhee Oh, Department of Sociology, University of Missouri, Kansas City, “Immigrant Place Entrepreneurs in Koreatown, Los Angeles”

Drs. Anthony A. Peguero (Virginia Tech University), Miner P. “Trey” Marchbanks III (Texas A&M University), Kay S. Varela (Texas A&M University), Jamilia Blake (Texas A&M University), “Immigration and School Threat?: Exploring the Significance of the Border”

Public Talk (4:00pm – 5:00pm)


61st meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
University of New Mexico

Thursday & Friday, October 4-5, 2019


Hosted by:

Gabriel R. Sanchez


Sponsored by:

University of New Mexico Center for Social Policy and Innovation Academy






60th meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
UC Davis May 9th & 10th

May 9th, PRIEC Undergraduate Research Conference

1:00 – 1:10: Opening Remarks

Panel 1: 1:10 – 2:20
“Does Ethnic Solidarity Promote Support for Refugee-Seeking Migrants Among non-Refugee Communities?” 
Vianney Gomez

“Preserving Best Interests: Unaccompanied Minors in Detention”
Ennely Medina
Northwestern University

“Immigrant Incorporation and Political Participation: The Case of Arab Americans”
Maya Khuzam

Roundtable: 2:30pm – 3:25pm
Improving the Pipeline: Undergraduate Experiences, Mentorship, and the Possibility of Graduate School in the Social Sciences
Moderator: Natalie Rojas, University of California, Davis
Matt Barreto, UCLA
Gabriel Martinez, UC Davis
Melissa Michelson, Menlo College
Maricruz Osorio, UC Riverside

Panel 2: 3:35pm -5:00pm
“Do political donations reduce ethnic inequities in government transparency?”
Gabriel Elias Martinez
UC Davis

“Latinos and Modern Day Vote Dilution: Voting Rights and representation in Yuma, AZ”
Julio Mendez Vargas

“Investigating the Effect of Stereotype Consistency on Counterfactual Thinking”
Becky Neufeld
UC Davis

“Exploring gender disparities in publication rates and in citations in social science research”
Emily Hatch, Michigan State University
Dr. Nazita Lajevardi, Michigan State University
Marissa Rivera, Michigan State University
Alexandra Rodriguez, Michigan State University

May 10th, UC Davis PRIEC Conference
8:30am – 9:00: Continental breakfast
9:00am – 9:10am: Opening Remarks

Panel 1
9:10 – 10:30: Bias, Discrimination, and Public Policy
“When Policy Clashes: Understanding Policy Feedback of Social Programs in Varying Policy Environments”
Rachel Torres, University of Iowa
Jielu Yao, University of Iowa
Rene Rocha, University of Iowa
Adriano Udani, University of Missouri, St. Louis

“Unmediated Digital News Consumption and Support for Anti-Muslim American Policy Proposals”
Nazita Lajevardi, Michigan State University
Kassra Oskoii, University of Delaware
Hannah Walker, Rutgers University

“Environmental Pollution and Collective Mobilization: Preliminary evidence from Los Angeles County”
Adria Vee Tinnin, UCLA

Panel 2
10:40 – 12:20: Time, Space, and Context of Racialized Policy
“The Persistence of Historical Racial Violence on Bureaucratic Behavior”
Marcel Roman, UCLA

“Representation and development across groups: Evidence from a large-scale government program in India”
Saad Gulzar, Standford University
Nicholas Haas, New York University
Benjamin Pasquale, Independent Researcher

“Immigration and State Violence in Guatemala: Economics, Politics, and Colonialism”
Kristina Flores Victor, California State University Sacramento

“Demographic and Political Change: The Great Migration’s Impact on the Ideological and Policy Preferences of Elected Officials 
Chris Miljanich, University of California, Santa Barbara

12:20 – 1:20 Lunch and Graduate Student Mentoring Roundtable
Loren Collingwood, UC Riverside
Fan Lu, UC Davis
G. Cristina Mora, University of California
Hannah Walker, Rutgers University

CMPS Roundtable
1:20 – 2:35: Roundtable on 2020 Collaborative Multiracial Postelection Survey (CMPS)
Lorrie Frasure-Yokley, UCLA
Matt Barreto, UCLA

Panel 3
2:40 – 4:15: Some Implications of U.S. Immigration Policy
“Understanding Anti-Immigration Resentment in the Sanctuary State”
G. Cristina Mora, University of California, Berkeley
Tianna S. Paschel, University of California, Berkeley

“Unfair Detention: How Protests Activated Group Empathy to Shift Attitudes on Child Detention”
Loren Collingwood, University of California, Riverside
Jason Morin, California State University, Northridge
Edward Vargas, Arizona State University

“Citizen Rights and Integration: The Case of Unauthorized Immigrants to the United States”
Stephanie Zonszein, New York University

“Where Does It Count? Political Socialization in Immigrant-Hostile and Immigrant-Welcoming States”
Maricruz Ariana Osorio, University of California, Riverside

Panel 4
4:20 – 5:35: Bias, Race, and Representation
“The Porosity of Descriptive Representation”
Danielle Casarez Lemi, Michigan State University

“One of our own? Why Asian American candidates cannot count on Asian Votes”
Fan Lu, University of California, Davis

“Measuring Biases in Human Identification Machine Learning”
Samuel Klein, University of California, Davis
Ryan Hutchings, University of California, Davis
Jeffrey Sherman, University of California, Davis 


59th meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
Claremont Graduate University


58th meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
Santa Clara University


8:30am – Registration and Breakfast

9:00am – Introduction 
Debbie Tahmessebi, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, SCU
Anna Sampaio, Chair, Ethnic Studies Department, SCU – Ethnic Studies
Alumni ’92

9:20am – 10:20am
“By Us, For Us: A Photo-Narrative Project Centering the Voices of Unity 4 Student Activists at SCU” 
Jesica S. Fernandez, Santa Clara University; Student Researchers: Haley Howard & Meghan Adams

10:30am 12:30pm – Panel: Race, Immigration, and Youth Mobilization
Discussant” Allia Griffin, Santa Clara University

“One Step Forward, One Step Back: Millenial Latinx DREAMers in the Trump Era”
Melissa Michelson, Menlo College and Jessica Lavariega Monforti, California Lutheran University 

“Nationalist Attitudes and Support for Detaining Migrant Children”
Mackenzie Isreal-Trummel, University of Oklahoma

“Why Don’t Millennials Vote? An Examination of the Effects of Voting Costs on Millennial Voter Turnout” 
Sarah Bouabibsa, San Francisco State University

“Youth Voter Turnout and the Issue-Salience of Gun Violence”
Jill Laufer

12:00pm – 1:00pm LUNCH

1:00pm – 12:00pm – Keynote Presentation and Discussion: “From Origins to Transformation”

Alma Robinson, Executive Director of the California Lawyers for the Arts

2:00pm – 2:30pm BREAK

2:30pm – 4:00pm PANEL: Social Movements, Coalition Building, and Linked Fate across Racial/Ethnic Communities
Discussant: James Lai, Santa Clara Univeristy

“Alienated or Engaged? Social Movement Interaction and Black Political Alienation in the Age of Trump”
Christopher Towler, Sacramento State University

“The Catholic Ethics of Solidarity as Counter Hegemonic Discourse”
Enrique Pumar, Stanta Clara University

“The Effect of Cross-Racial Comparisons Across Racial Minorities”
Stacey Greene, Rutgers University

“Resiliency Beyond Resistance; What it Means to be Afghan-American”
Saugher Nojan, UC Santa Cruz

4:00pm – 5:00pm BREAK

5:30pm – 7:30pm – Film and Discussion: The Past and Future of Critical Studies of Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education

Film: Agents of Change
Panelists: Anna Sampaio, James Lai, Anthony Hazard, Jesica Fernandez, Allia Griffin
Ethnic Studies Department Faculty and Almni, Santa Clara University


57th meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
Boston College


10:00 am – 10:30 am Coffee and Opening Remarks

10:30AM – 12:00PM PANEL 1
Nazita Lajevardi (Michigan State University)
Jennifer Hochschild (Harvard)
Sarah Reckhow (Michigan State University)
Debbie Schildkraut (Tufts)
Paul Testa (Brown)

12:00PM – 1:00PM LUNCH

1:00PM – 2:30PM PANEL 2
Luisa Godinez (BU)
Brian Schaffner (Tufts)
Jenn Chudy (Wellesley)
Abby Williamson (Trinity College)
John Kuk (Wash U)

2:30PM – 2:45PM Coffee Break

2:45PM – 4:00PM PANEL 3
Jonathan Collins (Brown)
Mayya Komisarchek (Harvard)
Mara Suttmann-Lea (Connecticut College)
Victoria Asbury (Harvard)
Angie Ocampo (U Penn)

4:00PM – 4:15PM Coffee Break

4:15PM – 5:15PM Keynote Speaker: Luis Fraga (Notre Dame)

5:30PM – 7:30PM Dinner at Mei Mei’s!

Additional Attendees:
Katherine Einstein (BU)
Louis Chude-Sokei (BU)
Spencer Piston (BU)
Ioana Panatiu(Northeastern)
Matt Grossmann (MSU)
Graham Wilson(BU)
Jon Rogowski (Harvard)
Sahar Abi-Hassan (BU)
Katharine Lusk (BU)
David Glick (BU)
Lida Maxwell (BU)
Lauren Mattioli (BU)
Gina Sapiro (BU)
Patricia Posey (MIT)


56th meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
Arizona State University


55th meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
University of Houston

Friday, December 7, 2018

Twitter: @WeArePRIEC, #UHPRIEC

Hosted by:

Professor Jason Casellas

Professor Jeronimo Cortina

Sponsored by:








54th meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
Wake Forest University

Conference Website

Friday, November 16, 2018






53rd meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
University of California Riverside


Friday, October 26






52nd meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
Cornell University


Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29
Hosted by:

Jamila Michener

Sergio I. Garcia-Rios

Twitter: @WeArePRIEC, #CornellPRIEC





51st meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
University of California San Diego

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Hosted by:

Marisa Abrajano

LaGina Gause






50th meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
University of New Mexico and RWJF Center for Health Policy (@RWJFCenteratUNM)

Friday, May, 18, 2018
Hosted by:

Gabriel R. Sanchez






49th meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
Michigan State University

Friday, April, 20, 2018
Hosted by:

Eric Gonzalez Juenke

Nazita Lajevardi







48th meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
Arizona State University

Friday, February, 2, 2018
Hosted by:

Rodney Hero

Angel Molina Jr.

Edward Vargas


47th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
University of California, Riverside, CA Friday, September, 29, 2017
Humanities Building, Room 1500

8:30am – 9:00am  Welcome and Catered Coffee
9:00am – 9:40am Short presentations

  • Stephen El-Khatib and Loren Collingwood, University of California, Riverside “Sanctuary Policy in the States: The Interlocking Features of GOP Control and Racial Threat”
  • Youssef Chouhoud, University of Southern California “Are Minorities Intolerant Like Everyone Else?”

9:45am – 11:25am Dissertation Projects I

  • Lisa Beard, University of California Riverside, “”Our People Are Worth the Risk”: Race, Identification, and the Formation of Political Community.”
  • Nicole Filler, University of California Santa Barbar, “Gendered Struggles for Social Justice: Asian American Activism and Resistance in Early 21st Century Los Angeles and Las Vegas”

11:30am – 12:15pm Catered Networking Lunch
12:15pm – 2:20pm Dissertation Projects II

  • Andrew Janusz, University of California San Diego, “Racial Identity and Representation: An Analysis of Brazil”
  • Melina Juárez, University of New Mexico, “Linked Fate, Latinidad, and Sexuality: Testing Intragroup Connectedness Beyond Race”
  • Ayobami Laniyonu, University of California Los Angeles, “Policing, Place, and Political Participation: How Municipal Political Economy Affects Local Police Practices and Political Behavior”

2:20pm – 2:30pm Networking coffee break
2:30pm – 3:55pm Dissertation Projects III

  • Michael Nicholson, University of California San Diego, “Weaving Invisible Threads: Immigrants’ Identities, Interests, and Host-Country Political Participation.”
  • Kristina Piorkowski, University of New Mexico, “Evaluating the Impact of Preferences, Knowledge, and Race/Ethnicity on the Willingness to Pay for a Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax.”

3:55pm – 4:00pm Networking coffee break
4:00pm – 5:30pm Dissertation Projects IV

  • Joaquin Rubalcaba, University of New Mexico, “Labor Supply and Temporary Reprieve from Deportation: Evidence from the DACA Program”
  • Jessica Lynn Stewart, University of California Los Angeles, “Spatialized Racial Progress Views: The Influence of Economic Restructuring and Geography on Perceptions of American Racial Progress.”


     46th meeting of the
Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)

University of California Los Angeles, Luskin School of Public Affairs
Thursday & Friday, August 3-4, 2017

Agenda Details and Parking Instructions below

Prof. Matt Barreto

Prof. Lorrie Frasure-Yokley

Prof. Gary M. Segura

Hosted by Prof. Matt Barreto, Prof. Lorrie Frasure-Yokley, and Prof. Gary Segura

Showcasing research using data from the 2016 Collaborative Multiracial Post-Election Survey, which provides a uniquely powerful snapshot of 2016 politics through the eyes of Asians, Latinos, Blacks, and Whites. 

Join the Principal Investigators: Matt Barreto, Lorrie Frasure Yokley, Edward Vargas and Janelle Wong

Also participating will be Rodney Hero, Carole Uhlaner, Jane Junn, Bernard Fraga, Ricardo Ramirez, Tyson King-Meadows, Andra Gillespie, Niambi Carter, Pei-te Lien, Gabe Sanchez, Valeria Sinclair-Chapman, and many more.



45th meeting of the
Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Friday, June 23, 2017

10:00-11:15- Opening Remarks and Welcome

Gabe Sanchez (UNM) and Francisco I. Pedraza (UC Riverside)

10:15-10:45 | “Pro-active or Reactive: The role of context and socialization in the formation of group identities among Latinos and Asian Americans.”

Bryan Wilcox-Archuleta (UCLA)

10:45-11:15 | “Priming Inclusion and a sense of belonging among Latinos.”

Angela X. Ocampo (UCLA)

11:15-11:45 |  “Who They Are, and What They Do: The Legislative Ability of Intersectionally Marginalized Legislators”

Daniel Gomez (UCSB)

11:45-12:15 |  “Who Protests? Using Social Media Data to Solve Ecological Inference Problems in Studies of Mass Behavior.”

Paul Zachary (UCSD), Chris Fariss (University of Michigan) & Ted Chen (Penn State University)

12:15-1:00 | LUNCH

1:00-1:30 |  “Black Lives Matter Beyond Police Brutality: How Knowing & Supporting BLM Increases Support for Other Black Marginalized Groups”

Melina Juarez (UNM) and Brooke Abrams (UNM)

1:30-2:00 |  “Agenda Setting and Media Consumption: Ethnic Media Shaping Perceptions of Policy Saliency.”

Barbara Gomez Aguinaga (UNM)

2:00-2:30 | “Yesterday they marched, today they mobilized the vote: A developmental model for civic leadership among the children of immigrants.

Veronica Terriquez (UC Santa Cruz) and May Lin (USC)

2:30-3:00 | “The Relationship Between Race of Offender in Discrimination Experiences and Minority Health”

Patricia Rodriguez (UNM), Gabriel R. Sanchez (UNM) & Edward D. Vargas (ASU)

3:30-4:00 | BREAK

4:00-4:30 |  “Segmented Assimilation Theory and Puerto Rican Political Engagement: A Partial Test of the Downward Assimilation Thesis.””

Wayne Santoro (UNM), Maria B. Velez (UNM) and Harold J. Toro (UNM)

4:30-5:00 |  “Quantity vs. Quality: Evaluating the Determinants of Prosecutorial Discretion in Interior Immigration Enforcement.”

Francisco I. Pedraza (UCR) & M. Apolonia Calderon (Texas A&M)

5:00-5:30 | Closing Thoughts Panel Sessions Close Out

6:00-9:00 | Reception and Poster Session (Hotel Andaluz)

Poster Session:

“Mayoral Response to the New Administration’s Executive Order on Immigration

Ana Oaxaca (UCLA)

“In Context: The Political Socialization of Refugee Women”

Maricruz Osorio and Steph DeMora (UC Riverside)

“Electoral Responses to Political Remittances”

Michelangelo Landgrave (UC Riverside)

“Citizenship in the Margins: A comparative Study of the Urdu-speakers & the Rohingyas in Bangladesh.”

Nabila Islam (McGill University/UC Berkeley)


Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium


44th meeting of the
Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)

University of California, Santa Barbara
Friday, May 12, 2017

11:00-11:15- Welcome and Introduction

Dr. Leila Rupp, Interim Dean of Social Sciences, UCSB

11:15-12:15- Session 1 – Identity formation and Linked Fate

“Who Wants to Be White?: Arab-American Opinion about Census Race Classification” by Youssef Chouhoud, USC

“Proactive or reactive: The role of context and socialization in the formation of group identities among Latinos and Asian Americans” by Bryan Wilcox-Archuleta, UCLA

“Forging ties: the effect of discrimination on Asian Americans’ perceptions of common political interests with Latinos” by Fan Lu, UC Davis

“The Role of Linked Fate in Latino Political Participation From 2004 to 2012” by Francisco Jasso, UC Irvine

12:15-1:00- Lunch Break (sandwiches, fruit salad, drinks, cookies served)

1:00-2:00 – Session 2 – Explaining Participation and Tolerance

“Immigrant and Minority ‘Nones’: Politically Isolated or Engaged in Politics?” by Narayani Lasala-Blanco, UCSB and David Leal, UT-Austin

“The Effect of Intergenerational Poverty on Political Participation” by Christine Slaughter, UCLA

“Explaining Immigrants’ Political Participation in Europe: An Identity Politics Approach” by Mike Nicholson, UCSD

“The Online Political Forum Experiment: A Novel Measure of Political Tolerance” by Chanita Intawan, UC Merced

2:00-2:20 – Break

2:20-3:20- Session 3 – Expanding Knowledge of Minority Representation

“The Empowerment Thesis Revisited: Do Asian American voters turnout for Asian American candidates?” by Sara Sadwani, USC

“Examining the Role of Geographical “Hot Spots” in APA and Latino Descriptive Representation” by Rhoanne Esteban, UCSB

“From the Bench to the Ladder: Latina and Latino Careers in Elected Office, 2000-2014” by Ricardo Ramirez, Univ. of Notre Dame

“Legislator Outreach and Minority Representation in State Legislatures” by Erik Hanson, UCLA

3:20-3:40 – Break

3:40-4:40 – Session 4– Intersectionality Applied

“From “Empty Lands” to “Empty Signifiers”: Nativism, Race, Gender, and National Populism” by Jasmine Yarish, UCSB

“Choosing the Velvet Glove: White Racial Identity and Women Voters in the U.S.” by Jane Junn, USC and Lorrie Frasure-Yokley, UCLA

“The Effect of Name, Skin Color, and Physiognomy on Evaluations of Latino Candidates” by Danielle Lemi and Jennifer Merolla, UC Riverside

“Impacts of Mandatory Daily Searches on Students in the Los Angeles United School District” by Ana Barba, UCSB, Chicana/o Studies


5:00-6:00- Session 5 – Contours and Impacts of Protests and Community Activism

“Chinatown Resistance: Chinese Youth and Immigrant Mobilization Against Gentrification in Boston and New York City” by Diane Wong, Cornell

“Policing in the City” by Ayobami Laniyonu, UCLA

“Politicizing Houses of Worship: Buddhist Pagodas as Sites of Confrontation and Contestation among Vietnamese Immigrants and Refugees in Berlin” by Phi Su, UCLA, Sociology

“A Change of Heart? How Protests Shifted Individual-Level Public Opinion on Trump’s Muslim Ban” by Loren Collingwood, Nazita Lajevardi, and Kassra Oskooii, UC Riverside

6:00-7:30- Reception and Buffet Dinner


43rd meeting held at UC Irvine

Friday, March 24, 2017 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Reception to follow)


11:00 – 11:15 – Welcome and Introductions

11:15 – 12:00 – Session 1 – Immigrant Adaptation and Incorporation

(15 minutes to present the paper and 5 minutes for questions)

Health for All or [Pregnant] Women and Children First? California and the Future of State-Level Undocumented Rights — Jackie Vimo, New School for Social Research

Rethinking Effects of Political Socialization and Assimilation on Perceived Discrimination in New Americans — Maricruz Osorio, UC Riverside and Yiming “Sunny” Shao, UC Riverside

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1 – 2:00 – Session 2 – Racial/Ethnic Identities, Racial Attitudes, and Political Mobilization (15 minutes to present the paper and 5 minutes for questions)

The Effect of Coethnic Mobilization on Support for the Black Lives Matter Movement — Maneesh Arora, UC Irvine and Christopher Stout, Oregon State University

Relieving the Conscience: White Guilt and Candidate Evaluation — Tye Rush, UCLA, Loren Collingwood, UC Riverside, and Francisco Pedraza, UC Riverside

The Contours of White Racial Identity: Implications for Political Attitudes and Behavior – Jane Junn, USC

2:00 – 2:15 Break

2:15 – 3:15 Session 3 – Factors Shaping Racial/Ethnic Minority Political Engagement (15 minutes to present the paper and 5 minutes for questions)

Spanish-Language Television and Latinx Political Participation — Yamil Velez, Weselyan University, and Ben Newman, Stony Brook University

More Like Me: Neighborhood Diversity and Asian American Group Identity — Vivien Leung, UCLA

The Politics of Inclusion: Belonging and Latino Political Participation — Angela X. Ocampo, UCLA

3:15 – 3:30 – Break

3:30 – 4:50 – Session 4 – Institutional Factors Shaping Representation of Racial/Ethnic Minorities (15 minutes to present the paper and 5 minutes for questions)

Big City Talk: The Role of Deliberation and Racial Conflict in Shaping Urban Representation — Jonathan Collins, UCLA

Minority Voices: State Legislator Participation Rates During Committee Deliberations — Renita Miller, Yale University

Plural Governance: Race, Ethnicity, and Legislator Communication Styles in the U.S. — Liesel Spangler, UC San Diego

Latino Representation in California: A Social Network Analysis — Lisa Pringle, Claremont Graduate School

4:50 – 5:00 – Break

5:00 – 6:00 – Session 5 – Election Campaigns (15 minutes to present the paper and 5 minutes for questions)

Running with Trump: Republican Senate Candidates and Electoral Strategies — Neil Chaturvedi, Cal Poly Pomona, and Chris Haynes, University of New Haven

Winning Messages, Overcoming Bias: Exploratory Analysis of the Influence of Race and Gender on Campaign Communication — Jenn Cryer, Stanford University

“Florida! Florida! Florida!”: Puerto Ricans’ Political Attitudes during the 2016 Presidential Elections — Ariana J. Valle, UCLA

Reception and dinner to follow at Casa DeSipio  – Map distributed at the event


42nd meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
University of California, Riverside
Friday, September 30, 2016
INTS 1113

Welcome, introductions

12:15 – 1:45pm

Sergio Garcia-Rios, Cornell, Latino Times and Latino Moments: A study of Latino Identity Development.

Lisa Beard, UC Riverside, “Remember that Feeling Because It’s the Same Cage:” Political Appeals for Shared Identification.

Angela X. Ocampo, UCLA, Political Elites and Latino Candidate Recruitment:  Who Decides?

Mackenzie Israel Trummel, University of Oklahoma, The Changing Racial Narrative of Drug Use and Attitudes toward Punishment.

Danielle Lemi, UC Riverside, The Boundaries of Support for Descriptive Representatives: Evaluations of Multiracial Candidates and the Prospects for Candidate-Led Coalitions.

Christian Phillips, UC Berkeley, Nowhere to Run: Race, Gender and Descriptive Representation in American State Legislatures.

Nazita Lajevardi, UC San Diego, Muslim-American Portrayals in the Media and Effects on Mass Attitudes.

4:35–5:00  Discussion on research and public engagement, featuring thoughts from:
Kim Dionne, Smith College, Monkey Cage
Stephen Nuño, Northern Arizona University, NBCNews-Latino
Matt Barreto, UCLA, Latino Decisions
Karthick Ramakrishnan, UC Riverside, All the other news outlets and publications everywhere.

Dinner at Casa Bowler.


41st meeting held at the University of California, Riverside
Friday, November 20, 2015
Noon to 5pm
INTS 1113
Welcome, introductions

Tyler Reny, PhD student, UCLA
Racial Substitution: Anti-Latino Primes and the Norm of Racial Equality

Tye Rush, Undergraduate, UC Riverside
Estimating the Effects of Voter ID Laws Across State Boundaries

Allan Colbern, PhD Candidate, UC Riverside
Today’s Runaway Slaves: Unauthorized Immigrants in a Federalist Framework

2:00 BREAK

Carrie LeVan, PhD student, UCLA
Neighborhoods that Matter: How Place and People Help to Increase Participation Amongst Poor and Minority Individuals

Christopher The, graduate student, Fuller Theological Seminary
Time/shares for Transcendence: Landless Immigrant Churches and the Politics of Shared Space

3:15 BREAK

Noemi Alexander, PhD student, Claremont Graduate University
California’s Role in the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882

Jane Lilly Lopez, PhD Candidate, UC San Diego
“Juror Dismissed!” — Getting Out of Citizenship Obligations

Discussion: How can we improve the diversity pipeline in political science?


40th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium

University of California, Irvine
Friday, May 15, 2015

10:00 to 12:15 – Policymaking from Multiple Perspectives

Session One. Making Policy, Bottom Up
Carmen Izquierdo (Pepperdine University)
State Determinants of Drivers’ Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants

Natalie Nakamine (UC Irvine)
Does Political Power Affect Policies? Immigrant Political Incorporation and State Immigrant Laws

Session Two. Making policy, Top Down
Rudy Alamillo (UC Riverside)
Chameleon Politics: Social Identity and Racial Cross-Over Appeals

David R. Ayón (Loyola Marymount University)
The Latino Politics of Obama’s 2014 Post-electoral Pivot: Executive Action of Immigration & Cuba Relations

Lunch 12:15 to 1

1:00 – 2:30 – Session Three – Political Activity and Engagement of Ethnic/Racial Groups

Neil Chaturvedi (Seattle University) and Peter Miller (University of Pennsylvania)
Get Out the Early Vote: Minority Use of Convenience Voting, 2004-2012

Min Hee Go (Brooklyn College-CUNY)
Does Christopher Chen Vote More Than Shu-wei Chen? Evidence from Chinese American Voters in New York City

Angela X. Ocampo (UCLA)
Becoming Habitual Participants: Sustained Political Engagement Among Latinos

2:45 – 4:15 – Session Four – Native Responses to Immigration and Racial/Ethnic Empowerment

Ben Bishin (UC Riverside)
Explaining Opinion Backlash: Understanding Public Attitudes Toward Immigrants

Joel Fetzer (Pepperdine University)
The Effect of Anti-Immigration Elite Rhetoric on Ethnic Voting and Racial Violence in Miami, Marseille, and Dublin

Ariela Schachter (Stanford University)
From ‘Them’ to ‘Us’? An Experimental Approach to Measuring Host-Society Assimilation

4:30 – 6:00 – Session Five – Immigrant/Ethnic Identities and the Challenges of Immigrant Incorporation

Shyam K. Sriram (UC Santa Barbara)
An American Tragedy: Bhutanese Refugees, Suicide, and the Struggle to Survive

Jacob Thomas (UCLA)
From ‘Illegal’ to ‘Undocumented’ – The Implications of a Discursive Shift for Ethnic Identity of Immigrants and Non-Immigrants in the U.S.

Youssef Chouhoud (USC)
Are Minorities Intolerant like Everyone Else?: Evidence from a Survey of American Muslims?


39th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium

9 a.m.–4 p.m., Friday, November 14, 2014
South Dining Room, Erb Memorial Union, University of Oregon


9-9:30 Coffee and welcome

9:30-10:30: Panel 1
• Allan Colbern, UC Riverside “Controlling Mobility: From Slave Passes to Contemporary Migrant Identification”
• Alfredo Gonzalez, University of Chicago “Other than Honorable: Non-citizens and the Voluntary Draft”
• Ben Gonzalez, University of Washington “Toward Crimmigration: Path Dependence and Immigration Policy in the 1920s”
• Moderator: Daniel Tichenor, University of Oregon
10:45-11:45 Panel 2
• Casey Radostitz, Cornell University “Alternating Arrangements: How Institutions Shape Black Elites Immigration Attitudes in Cleveland and Savannah”
• Loren Collingwood, UC Riverside “The Role of Mass White Hostility in Candidate Position Taking”
• Moderator: Priscilla Yamin, University of Oregon
11:45-12:30 Lunch

12:30-1:30: Panel 3
• Michael Rivera, UT Austin, “Immigration, Public Opinion, and State Policy (Un)responsiveness: A Case for Analyzing Policies that Expand the Rights of Immigrants”
• Alex Hughes, UC San Diego, “Phenotypic prejudice and voting behavior in the U.S.”
• Ange-Marie Hancock, University of Southern California, “When is Fear for One’s Life Race-Gendered? An Analysis of the Recent Immigration Court Expansion of Asylum Status”
• Moderator: Will Terry, University of Oregon

1:45-2:45: Panel 4
• Garrett Felber, University of Michigan “Dialectics of Discipline: Civil Rights Prison Organizing and State Racial Formations”
• Kirstine Taylor, University of Washington, “Racial Violence and the Emergence of Law-and-Order in the Postwar South”
• Lisa Beard, University of Oregon,  “Intimate Politics: Queer Multiracial and Multi-issue Movement Work in the American South”
• Moderator: Joseph Lowndes, University of Oregon

3:00-4:00: Panel 5
• Paola Suarez-Avila, National Autonomous University of Mexico “Aquí estamos y no nos vamos: The impacts of gentrification on the Mexican American Community of San Francisco”
• Angelita Chavez, University of Oregon, “Ni de Aqui, Ni de Alla: Innocence and the Border”
• Moderator: Dan HoSang, University of Oregon

Sponsored by the UO Department of Political Science with the support of Academic Affairs and the Wayne Morse Center Migration Project.

38th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)
University of New Mexico


37th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)

UC San Diego

Friday, May 23, 2014



12:20 -2:45 PANEL 1
1. David Fitzgerald, Culling the Masses: The Democratic Origins of Racist Immigration Policies in the Americas

2. Tom Wong, Mike Nicholson and Nazita Lajevardi, “Immigrants, Citizens, and (Un)Equal Representation”

3. John Griffin, Zoltan Hajnal, Brian Newman, and David Searle, “Understanding Bias in Responsiveness in American Politics”

4. Ben Newman, “Diversity of a Different Kind: Gentrification and Its Impact on Social Capital and Political Participation in Black Communities”

5. Mackenzie Israel-Trummer “Facing a Black Woman: the Irrational Response to Underperforming White Male Incumbents”

6. Jennifer Merolla, Karthick Ramarkishnan and Chris Haynes, “Framing Immigration Reform and Amnesty in News Media and Public Opinion”

3:00-3:15 pm Coffee Break

3:15-5:15 pm PANEL 2
7. Melissa Michelson, Nazita Lajevardi and Marianne Marar Yacobian, “The Unbearable Whiteness of Being Middle Eastern: Causes and Effects of the Racialization of Middle Eastern Americans”

8. Francisco Pedraza, “Political exclusion and the “chilling effect” of immigration enforcement on participation in Medicaid”

9. David Ayon, “Reversal of Fortune: Understanding the Contrasting Paths & Effects of Latino Empowerment in California and Texas”

10. Lucila Figueroa, “Support for Latino Politicians and U.S. Norms”

5:30-7:30 pm Reception at Home Plate Sports Café, UCSD


36th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)
Arizona State University

Friday, January 24, 2014

9:30am-10: 15am
“For Party and Nation: The Politicization of U.S. Immigration at the State and Local Level”
Karthick Ramakrishnan-University of California-Riverside

“Latino Member Influence in the House of Representatives”
Lisa Pringle- Claremont Graduate University

10:30am-11: 15pm
“Group Loyalty and Victim Selection of Groups in Ethnic Conflicts”
Alan Simmons, Arizona State University

“The Political Legacies of Refugees: How the Refugee Experience Impacts the Political Incorporation of Refugee Descendants in the U.S.”
Kenneth Chaipraser, University of California-Irvine

11:30am-12: 15pm
“Medicaid Eligibility for Immigrants: Demographic Causes for the Adoption of State Policies”
Natalie Nakamine -University of California- Irvine

12:30 pm- 1:30pm
Sponsored by the School of Politics and Global Studies

1:45pm-2: 30pm
“Republican Activism for Photo ID Laws in U.S. Immigrant Destination States”
Adriano Udoni -University of Missouri-St. Louis

“Nationals First, Ethnics Second: A Case Study of Latinos who are Against Unauthorized Immigration”
Irene Vega- University of California-Los Angeles

2:45pm-3: 30pm
“Gender, Race, and Stereotypes in the 2008 Presidential Primary”
Jill Carle and Amanda Wintersieck- Arizona State University

“Framing Obama: Afro-Caribbean Attitudes toward Politics and the Nation”
Cory Charles Gooding- University of California-Los Angeles


35th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)

University of Chicago

Friday, October 18, 2013

8:00am – 8:45am
Continental breakfast and Introductions
Sponsored by Politics, Groups and Identities

8:45am – 9:15am
“Engaging Inclusion: Political Membership, Military Membership & Non-Citizens”
Alfredo Gonzalez, University of Chicago

9:15am – 9:45am
“Jus Noci and the Right against Removal: Harm Avoidance in Immigration Practice”
Barbara Buclinx, University of California, San Diego
Alexandra Filindra, University of Illinois at Chicago

9:45am – 10:15am
“The Culture of Distance: Rethinking Black Ethnic Relations”
Marcelle Medford – Lee, University of Chicago

10:15am – 10:30am
15 minute break

10:30am – 11:00am
“Going Beyond Who You Know: The Role of Empathy and Social Contact in Shaping Public Opinion on Immigration”
Chris Haynes, University of New Haven

11:00am – 11:30am
“US Norms and Attitude Towards Latinos”
Lucila Figueroa, Stanford University

11:30am – 12:00pm
“ Economic Prerogative and Immigrant Labor”
Kathleen Arnold, DePaul University

12:00pm – 1:00pm
Sponsored by the University of Chicago Political Science Department

1:00pm – 1:30pm
“Marginalization and Influence: Multi-Racial Coalitions and the Struggle for Equality in the US House”
Vanessa Tyson, Dickenson College

1:30pm – 2:00pm
“Crossing Borders: Homosexual and Heterosexual Interracial Relationships and the Transformation of our Political Landscape”
Yunuen Rodriguez, Northwestern University

2:00pm – 2:30pm
“A New Realignment?: Using Citizenship to Affect the Political Landscape and Black-Latino Relations”
Claudia Sandoval, University of Chicago

2:30pm – 2:45pm

2:45pm – 3:15pm
“Pathways to Participation: Youth, New Media and the Dream Movement”
Arely Zimmerman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

3:15pm – 3:45pm
“Race, Gender and American Vote Choice”
Mackenzie Israel – Trummel, Stanford University

3:45pm – 4:00pm

4:00pm – 4:30pm
“Explaining Naturalization Patterns in France: The Role of Ethnicity, Religion, and Class”
Dani Carrillo, University of California, Berkeley

4:30pm – 5:00pm
“Antebellum Black Mobility in the South”
Allan Colbern, University of California, Riverside


34th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)

University of California, Riverside

Friday, September 27, 2013

“Democratic Tribalism: Israeli Identity Politics, Demography, and Electoral Outcomes”
Benjamin Acosta (CGU)

“Language, Ethnicity, and Vote Choice: Insights from Mini Google Survey Experiments”
Melissa Michelson (Menlo College) and Jessica Lavariega-Monforti (UTPA)

Noon-1pm LUNCH
Presentation on the National Asian American Survey

Who’s Working on What?
Ph.D. students get 2 minutes each to discuss their dissertation

“Assessing the Causal Effect of Race-Based Districting on Voter Turnout”
Bernard Fraga (Indiana)

“The Persistent Effects of America’s ‘Peculiar Institution’: Why Slavery Still Matters”
Avidit Acharya, Matthew Blackwell, and Maya Sen (Rochester)

“Latinas on the Rise: The Role of Candidate Evaluations on Latinas Seeking State & Local Office” Ivy A.M. Cargile (CGU)

2:30-2:45 COFFEE BREAK
Sponsored by Politics, Groups, and Identities

“Revealing Discriminatory Intent: Voter Identification Laws and Legislator Responsiveness to Latino and Anglo Constituents” Christian Grose and Matthew S. Mendez (USC)

“Coethnicity, Corruption and Candidate Evaluation: An experiment on Attitudes Toward Congressman Charlie Rangel”
Lauren Davenport (Stanford), Claire Adida (UCSD), and Gwyneth McClendon (Harvard)

“Elite Messaging and Public Opinion on Immigration”
Lydia Lundgren (UCSD)

4:15-4:30 BREAK

“Immigration, Media Framing and Partisan Identity: The Effect of Immigration Coverage on Macropartisanship”
Marisa A. Abrajano (UCSD), Zoltan L. Hajnal (UCSD), Hans J.G. Hassell (Cornell College)


33rd Meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)

Loyola Marymount University
Friday, June 14, 2013

10am-11am – Panel 1: The Development of Latino Politics and Latino Panethnicity

“The Invention of Modern Latino Politics: Toward Ontological and Historical Clarification”
David Ayon, Center for the Study of Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University

“Organizational Change, Cross-Field Effects, and Ethnic Classification: The Institutionalization of Hispanic Panethnicity, 1965-1990”
G. Cristina Mora, Department of Sociology, UC Berkeley

11-11:15am: BREAK

11:15am-12:15pm – Panel 2: Race & Presidential Politics

“Explaining Obama’s Minimal (Aggregate) Effect on White Racial Attitudes”
Michael Tesler, Department of Political Science, Brown University

“Presidential Representation of African American Policy Preferences”
John D. Griffin, Department of Political Science, University of Colorado Boulder
Brian Newman, Department of Political Science, Pepperdine University

12:15pm-1:15pm- LUNCH

1:15pm-3:15pm – Panel 3: Race, Immigration, & Media Framing

“Race-ing Towards the Real South Korea: The Cases of Black-Korean Nationals”
Nadia Y. Kim, Department of Sociology, Loyola Marymount University

“Dominican Attitudes Toward Haitian Immigration”
Joel Corrales and Joel Fetzer, Social Science Division, Pepperdine University

“Media Framing of Deportation and Enforcement Policies and the Consequences for Public Opinion”
Jennifer Merolla, Karthick Ramakrishnan, and Chris Haynes, Department of Political Science, UC Riverside

“John Wayne Meets Dorothy in the Desert of Oz: American Network Television News Myth Making About Immigrants”
Otto Santa Ana, Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies, UCLA

3:15—4pm- Roundtable on Prospects for Immigration Reform in 2013

4-4:15pm- BREAK

4:15-5:45pm- Panel 4: Incarceration, Mobility, and African Americans in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

“Antebellum Black Mobility Regimes in the South”
Allan Colbern, Department of Political Science, UC Riverside

“The Strange Fruit of the Solid South”
Megan Ming Francis, Department of Political Science, Pepperdine University

“The True Tangle of Pathology: Exploring Public Policy Impact on Declines in African American Marriage”
Angela James, Department of African American Studies, Loyola Marymount University


32nd Meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)

University of Washington, Seattle
Husky Union Building, Room 302

9:30am – welcome and introductions, coffee / tea

10:00am – Panel A:

1. Will Terry & Cary Fontana, University of Oregon: The Policy Consequences of African American Voter Registration in Post-VRA South Carolina.

2. Loren Collingwood, UC Riverside and Ben Gonzalez, UW: “Cross-Racial Mobilization and African-American Voter Registration Pre-Voting Rights Act”

3. Chris Towler, UW: Conservative or Conspiracy? The Literature of the Far Right, 1960-1964

11:30 – poster session and coffee break

Hannah Walker, UW / Kiku Huckle, UW / Chinbo Chong, Michigan / Nick Boushee, UC Riverside

12:15 – lunch break provided on site

1:00 –Panel B:

4. Edward Vargas, Indiana University and Gabe Sanchez, University of New Mexico: “Taking a Closer Look at Group Identity: The Link Between Theory and Measurement of Group Consciousness and Linked Fate”

5. Javier Rodriguez, University of Michigan: “The effects of racial differences in health and aging patterns on the future racial composition of the electorate”

2:00 – coffee break

2:30 – Panel C:

6. Karthick Ramakrishnan, UCR and Taeku Lee, UC Berkeley: Reality or Mirage? Asian Americans as Democratic Voters

7. Kassra Oskooii, UW: Participation or Withdrawal? The Link between Discrimination and Sociopolitical Behavior among American Muslims in the Post 9/11 Era

8. Yurij Rudensky, UW School of Law & Sergio Garcia, UW: Minority preferred candidates and polarized voting: Implications for the Voting Rights Act

4:00 – short break

4:15 – Roundtable on the future of race, ethnicity, immigration and American elections

5:00 – Adjourn

6:00 – Dinner reception at Barreto’s house


The 31st meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)

UC Berkeley @ Center for Latino Policy Research
Friday, January 25, 2013

10:30am to 11am – Coffee

11am to 12:30pm – Panel A. Understanding Attitudes about (Latino) Immigrants/Immigration

Ariela Schachter
Stanford University; Department of Sociology
“What makes native-born Whites change their minds on immigration? A correlates of change approach to studying immigration attitudes”

Zoltan Hajnal and Michael Rivera
University of California, San Diego, Department of Political Science
“Immigration, Latinos, and White Partisan Politics: The New Democratic Defection”

Efrén O. Pérez
Vanderbilt University; Department of Political Science
“Boomerang: How Elite Discourse Politicizes Racial and Ethnic Identities”

Tomás R. Jiménez Stanford University, Department of Sociology
“Immigration and What Unites and Divides:  How the “Host Society” Interprets the effect of Immigration Driven Diversity on Cohesion”

12:30pm to 1pm – Lunch

1pm to 2:30pm – Panel B. The Importance of Place for Immigration Policy

Abigail Andrews
University of California, Berkeley; Department of Sociology
“States of ‘Illegality’: Hegemony versus Despotism in Local Immigration Regimes”

Juan M. Pedroza
Stanford University, Department of Sociology
“Does place matter for predicting deportation rates? Immigration enforcement evidence from Secure Communities”

Patricia Seo
Stanford University; Department of Sociology
“From the Curb to the Center and Out to the Cold: Community Action and Reaction to Immigrant Day Workers”

Tanya Maria Golash-Boza
University of California; Merced; Department of Sociology
“Mapping the Shift from Border to Interior Enforcement of Immigration Laws in the Wake of 9/11”

2:45pm to 3:45pm – Panel C. Policy Assessments Focused on Race and Citizenship

Nadia Y. Kim
Loyola Marymount University; Department of Sociology
“Community is Our Politics’: Immigrants, Race and Citizenship in the Gendered Fight for Clean Air”

William C. Terry
University of Oregon; Department of Political Science
“The Political Determinants of African-American Lynching in the U.S. South, 1882-1930”

Kevin Escudero
University of California, Berkeley, Department of Ethnic Studies,
“Mobilizing Rights, Contesting Citizenship and Leveraging Intersectional Identities: Immigrant Youth Activism and the Movement to Pass the Federal DREAM Act”

4pm to 5pm – Panel D. Dimensions of Political Participation

Kristina Victor
University of California, Davis; Department of Political Science,
“Experimental Evidence on the Effect of Policy and Ethnic Cues on Vote Choice”

Carole Uhlaner
UC-Irvine, Dept of Political Science
Effect of descriptive representation on voter turnout.

Marion Coddou
Stanford University, Dept. of Sociology
“Mobilizing the Disenfranchised: How Church Social Environments Shape Recruitment into Immigrant Rights Protest”


The 30th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)

Claremont Graduate University and Pitzer College
Friday, October 26, 2012—11:00 am-5:30 pm

Ben Bishin and Andrea Silva (University of California, Riverside), “Descriptive Representation by Surrogate: Are African American Members of Congress more Likely to Support Gay Rights?”

Caroline Tolbert and Natasha Altema (The University of Iowa), “Emotive Racism: Affect, Symbolic Racism and Public Opinion”

Betina Cutaia Wilkinson (Wake Forest University), “Contact, Context and Racial Attitudes: Analyzing Latinos’ Perceptions of Commonality and Competition with Blacks and Whites”

Daniel J. Hopkins (Georgetown University), Jonathan Mummolo (Stanford University), Victoria Esses (University of Western Ontario), Cheryl Kaiser (University of Washington), Helen Marrow (Tufts University), Monica McDermott (University of Illinois), “Out of Context: The Irrelevance of Place in Shaping Immigrants’ Perceptions of Discrimination”

Melissa Michelson (Menlo College), Maria Chavez-Pringle (Pacific Lutheran University) and Jessica Lavariega Monforti (The University of Texas- Pan American), “Living the Dream: Mexican Born, American Raised, Deportation Deferred”

Rachel Gillum (Stanford University), “Race, Religion, and the Nation: Determinants of Muslim American Acculturation andSocial Identity”

Veronica Terriquez and Hyeyoung Kwon (University of Southern California), “The Political Socialization of Youth in Immigrant Families and the Role of Community-Based Organizations”

Ivy Cargile (Claremont Graduate University), “Diversity Not Included: The Inclusion of African American and Latino Opinions When Analyzing the Use of Gender Stereotypes”

Kevin Wallsten (California State University-Long Beach) and Tatishe Nteta (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), “Call and Response? Race, Clergy, and Public Opinion on Immigration Reform”

Shaun Bowler (University of California, Riverside) and Gary Segura (Stanford University), “Ideological Incoherence: How Race and Religion Disrupt the Effects of Economic Considerations on Partisanship and Vote Choice”


The 29th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)

Purdue University
Friday, Sep 21 to Saturday Sep 22, 2012

The Role of Ethnic Media in Shaping Political Knowledge in a Racially Diverse Electorate
Chris Haynes, Ph.D. Candidate, University of California-Riverside
Karthick Ramakrishnan, Associate Professor, University of

Understanding Black Voting Behavior in the Obama Era
Ismail White, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, The Ohio State University

On the Same Side? Political Elites and Perceptions of
Inter-Minority Commonality
Tatishe M. Nteta, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Race in “Pictures in Our Heads”: The Political Effects of
Perceptions of Communities
Cara Wong, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois- Urbana Champaign

Local Variation in Context and the Impact of Perceived Discrimination on Identity Formation for Adolescents from Immigrant Families
Loan K. Le, Visiting Assistant Professor (2012-2013), Department of Political Science, University of California- Los Angeles

The Logic of Interracial Electoral and Policy Coalitions
Paru R. Shah, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Obama and judicial diversity: Promise fulfilled?
Rorie L. Solberg, Associate Professor, School of Public Policy, Oregon State University

Intersectional Advocacy in Hard Times: Marginalization, Representation, and the Political Construction of Crises
Dara Z. Strolovitch, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Political Science, University of Minnesota

Towards a Relational Model of Political Participation:
Tackling “Identity-to-Politics Link” through Latent Class Models
Sun Kim, Graduate Student, Department of Sociology, University of California-Berkeley

Minority Voices: The Representational Roles of African
Americans and Latinos during State Legislative Deliberations
Renita Miller, Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science, Rice University

Position Taking in Congressional Debate and the Issue of
Niki Kalaf-Hughes, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Bowling Green State University

Immigration, Threat Perception, and National Identity:
Evidence from South Korea
Shang E. Ha, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Brooklyn College- CUNY

Apartheid Didn’t Happen Here: Race-Making in South Africa and the United States
Shamira Gelbman, Byron K. Trippet Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Wabash College


The 28th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)

University of California, San Diego
Friday, May 4, 2012—12:00 pm-7:30 pm
ROOM: The Village at Torrey Pines, 15th Floor

Co-sponsored by:
The Center for Comparative Immigration Studies
Department of Political Science


12:00-12:30pm LUNCH

12:30 -2:45 PANEL 1
Alisan Anoll, Stanford University, Dissipating Cuban Distinctiveness: A Study of the Increasing Homogeneity of Latino Political Participation Among Post-1980 Immigrant and U.S. Born Cubans

Zoli Hajnal and Michael Rivera, UCSD, Attitudes Toward Latinos and the White Vote

Chris Haynes, UC-Riverside, Calling All Empathizers:  How Empathy Moderates the Effect of Empathic Capacity on Immigration Policy Preferences

Brad Jones, UC-Davis, Anchor Babies and Aliens: What’s in a Name?

Niel Visalvanich, UCSD, An Experimental Manipulation: Candidate Race, Information, and Vote Choice

2:45-3:00pm Coffee Break

3:00-5:15 pm PANEL 2
Melissa Michelson, Menlo College, Nativity and Mobilization: Field Experiments in Immigrant Voter Mobilization

Sergio Garcia-Rios, University of Washington, From Defined to Refined: A Theory of Identity Formation among Latinos/a

Joel Fetzer and Michael Weisshar, Pepperdine, Generic Prejudice and Public Attitudes toward Immigration in Argentina

Kristina Victor, UC Davis, The Ties that Bind: Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Ethnic Cues

Jane Lily, UCSD Sociology, Identity and Protest: How the 2006 Immigration Protests Shaped Identity Among Latinos Living in the United States

Soomi Lee, University of La Verne, Racial Hetereogeneity and Medicaid Expenditure in the U.S. States: A Longitudinal Analysis


The 27th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)

CHASS INTS 1113 (Interdisciplinary building)

Robert Castro (CSU Fullerton): XENOMORPH!! Indians, Latina/os, and the Alien Morphology of Arizona’s Senate Bill 1070

Brad Jones (UC Davis) and Kristina Victor (UC Davis): De facto Aliens: The Political and Social Construction of Out-Group Identity Among Latinos

Daniel Tichenor (Oregon): Creating Enemies Within: Race, War, and Civil Liberties

1:45pm: BREAK

Loren Collingwood (UW-Seattle): The Origins of Cross-Racial Mobilization in Southern Electoral Politics: Explaining Black Registration in 1950s Florida

Tom Wong (SMU/UCSD): Deportation, Detention, and Rights in the Age of Immigration Control

Nicole Kalaf (UC Davis): Congressional Debate and the Issue of Immigration

3:30pm: BREAK

Ivy Cargile (CGU), Jennifer Merolla (CGU), and Adrian Pantoja (Pitzer): Assessing the Hispanic Threat Hypothesis: A Comparison of Anglo and Hispanic Political Values and Orientations

Jane Junn (USC): How to Study Public Opinion in a Diverse Polity – Political Attitudes on Immigration

5:00pm Reception


The 26th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)

Texas A&M University
Friday, November 11, 2011
Co-sponsored by The Project for Equity, Representation, and Governance

12:30 – 1:50 Panel 1
Annie Franco, UT Pan Am., “Context & Contact in the Immigration Debate.”
Jamie Smart, Texas A&M, “Latino Party Id: Bayesian Model Averaging”
Karam Dana, Harvard University, “Islam and Mosques in America: Ten Years After 9/11”

1:50 Refreshments, Announcements

2:00 – 3:30 Panel 2: Phd Candidates on the Job Market
Carlos Cuellar, Rice University, “Latino Representation in U.S. Mayoralties”
Ngoc Phan, Rice University, “Mad as Hell: Anger and Mobilization”
Jason Morin, U New Mexico, “The Role of Claimants’ Characteristics in the Voting Behavior of African American Latino Judges in the U.S. Courts of Appeals.”

3:30 Refreshments, Announcements: New REP Data in Opinion, Behavior, and Public Management
– National Asian American Survey: Karthick Ramakrishnan and Taeku Lee
– Latino Decisions/ Univision 2012 Election Poll: Gabe Sanchez, Gary Segura, Matt Barreto
– PERG, Public Health Project, Texas Education Excellence Project, Ken Meier

4:00 – 5:30 Panel 3
Vickie Ybarra, U New Mexico, “State Participation in Federal Health Policy: Prenatal Care for Immigrant Women.”
Betsy Cooper, UW Seattle, “Conspiracy, Groupness and Political (Dis)Incorporation”
Eric McDaniel and L. Mathew Vandenbroek, UT Austin, “The Angry Politician:Are Black Politicians Punished for Showing Emotions?”
Karthick Ramakrishnan, UC Riverside, “Race, Illegality, and Public Opinion on Immigration.”


The 25th meeting of the

Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)

University of Southern California
Friday, October 14, 2011—12:00 pm-7:30 pm
Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) Room 450 (The Forum)

Co-sponsored by:
The Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration Department of Political Science Department of Sociology

12:30-1:00: Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo (USC) [sotelo@usc.edu] and Jose Miguel Ruiz (USC), “Illegality and Spaces of Sanctuary: Belonging and Homeland-making in Urban Community Gardens”

1:00-1:30: Leland Saito (USC) [lsaito@usc.edu] & Jonathan Truong (USC) [truong.jon@gmail.com] (USC), “The L.A. Live Community Benefits Agreement in an Era of Neoliberalism”

1:30-2:00: Antonio Mendez (USC) [antonio.mendez34@yahoo.com], “Who represents the poor? Latino identity-based organizations.”

2:00-2:30: Joel Fetzer (Pepperdine University) [joel.fetzer@pepperdine.edu], “Racism without Racial Difference: Public Attitudes toward Irish Travellers/an Lucht Siúil in the Republic of Ireland”

2:30-3:00: Break

3:00-3:30: Matt Barreto (University of Washington) [mbarreto@washington.edu] & Caroline Tolbert (University of Iowa) [caroline-tolbert@uiowa.edu]  Active Participant Framing and Frame Rejection: The case of Barack Obama as Black, White, Muslim and Christian

3:30-4:00: Lydia Lundgren (University of California, San Diego) [llundgre@ucsd.edu] & Marisa Abrajano (UCSD) [mabrajano@ucsd.edu], “Growing Up Angry: How Landmark Immigration Events Affect Public Opinion”

4:00-4:30: Thomas Hayes (University of California, Riverside) [thayes002@gmail.com], “Responsiveness in an Era of Inequality: The Case of the U.S. Senate”

4:30-5:00: D. Xavier Medina Vidal (UC Riverside) [dxmedina@gmail.com], “The Effects of the Spanish-language Media Environment on Hispanic Political Knowledge”

5:00-7:30: New Book Reception & Dinner


The 24th meeting of the
Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)
UC Santa Barbara
July 8, 2011

Location: The IHC McCune Conference Room, Humanities and Social Sciences Building (HSSB) Rm 6020, UCSB

12:05-12:20 Welcome Remarks John Woolley (Political Science Professor and Chair), Howard Winant (UCCNRS Director, Sociology Professor), Pei-te Lien (PRIEC Coordinator at UCSB, Political Science Professor and Graduate Advisor)

12:20-12:50 “Indian-Americans and Flight from Politics after 9/11 – An Existential Analysis of Identity Politics in America in the Age of Terror” S. Jovian Radheshwar (UC Santa Barbara)

12:50-1:20 “Get Out the Early Vote: Minority Use of Convenience Voting in the 2008 Election” Neil Chaturvedi (UC Irvine)

1:20-1:50 “Schools for Democracy: Labor Union Participation and the School-Based Civic Engagement of Latino Immigrant Parents” Veronica Terriquez (University of Southern California, Sociology)

1:50-2:10 Coffee Break

2:10-2:40 “Descriptive Representation, Political Efficacy, and Trust in the 2008 Presidential Election” Derek Fowler, Jennifer Merolla, and Abbylin Sellers (Claremont Graduate University)

2:40-3:10 “Local Places, Open Spaces: Latinos, Substantive Citizenship, and the Role of Race Neutrality” Katie Ostrander (UC Santa Barbara)

3:10-3:40 “Politica and Politics: Country of Origin Political Engagement and Adult Political Socialization of Latino Immigrants” Marcela García-Castañon (University of Washington)

3:40-3:55 Coffee Break

3:55-4:25 “The Difference Race and Ethnicity Makes: Analysis of Policy Preferences of Women in US Congress” Nicole G. Filler (UC Santa Barbara)

4:25-5:00 “Strangers on the Island: Ethno-partisanship and Taiwanese Attitudes Toward Immigrants” Megan Pillar and Joel Fetzer (Pepperdine University) “The Causes of Emigration from Singapore: How much is still Political?” Brandon Millan and Joel S. Fetzer (Pepperdine University)

5:00-5:30  “A Preview of the National Asian American Survey, 2008”
Jane Junn (University of Southern California), Taeku Lee (UC Berkeley), S. Karthick Ramakrishan (UC Riverside), Janelle Wong (University of Southern California)
This event is hosted by the UCSB Department of Political Science and co-sponsored by the UC Center for New Racial Studies, Asian American Studies Department, Chicana/o Studies Department, the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, and the Multicultural Center of the University of California, Santa Barbara.


The 23rd meeting of PRIEC
Friday, May 6, 2011
AGR Hall, Buehler Alumni and Visitor Center
UC Davis

Welcome/Introductory Remarks, Pastries/Bagels/Coffee

Panel 1: Stereotyping, Discrimination, and Socio-Political Judgment
“The hidden costs of multiculturalism: Can celebrating our differences increase stereotyping?”
Courtney Soderberg, Department of Psychology, UC-Davis

“Contextual Influences on the Political Incorporation of Asians: Evidence from the Bay Area”
Loan Le, Social Sciences in Practice Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLA Department of Political Science

“Too Many Immigrants?: The Consequences of Foreign-Born Population Innumeracy”
Daniel Herda, Department of Sociology, UC-Davis

“Cheapened Citizenship: Hispanics, Immigration, and Social Policy Formation”
Hana Brown, Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

Panel 2: Political Participation and Mobilization
“The Pursuit of Victory and Incorporation: Elite Strategy, Group Pressure, and Cross Racial Mobilization”
Loren Collingwood, Department of Political Science, University of Washington

“Legalization and Variation in the Strength of Language Rights”
Ming Hsu Chen, Visiting Scholar, George Washington Law School

“Differing Costs of Voting and Race Identity in Los Angeles During the 2010 Midterm Election”
Emiliana Patlan, Department of Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara

“Social Connectedness, Community Interaction and the Political Participation of United States Immigrants”
Wenlin Liu, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California


Panel 3: Policy Responses to Immigration
“Reexamining Immigrants as Threats: Analyzing Local and State Legislative Responses to Newcomers”
Dina Okamoto, Department of Sociology, University of California, Davis

“Exploring Sub-National Immigration Policy in the United States”
Michael Rivera, Department of Political Science, University of California, San Diego

“Driving While Brown in a Secure Community”
Aarti Kohli, Director of Immigration Policy, Warren Institute, Berkeley Law

“Public Opinion and Position-Taking on Immigration”
Nicole Kalaf-Hughes, Department of Political Science, University of California, Davis

Roundtable on Immigration Policy, Enforcement and Opinion
Rudy Espino, Department of Political Science, Arizona State University

Deep Gulasekaram,, Santa Clara University School of Law

Kevin Johnson, Dean and Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest Law and Chicana/o Studies, University of California Davis School of Law

Karthick Ramakrishnan, Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside

Panel 4: Intergroup Relations, Assimilation and the Context of Race/Ethnicity
“A Re-Evaluation of Racial Distancing”
Rudy Espino, Department of Political Science, Arizona State University
Rafael A. Jimeno, Diane D. Blair Professor of Latino Studies,, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Arkansas

“Shades of White: How High-Skilled Immigration Shapes What it Means to be White”
Tomás R. Jiménez, Department of Sociology, Stanford University Adam L. Horowitz, Department of Sociology, Stanford University

“Undocumented, Unafraid & Unapologetic: Immigrant Youth Challenge Boundaries of Citizenship”
Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales, Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley

“Two Paths to Justice: Framing and Strategizing Immigrant Labor Rights in San Jose and Houston”, Shannon Gleeson, Latin American and Latino Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz

Panel 5: Public Opinion: REP and LGBT Issues
“Gay Rights and Legislative Wrongs: Representation of Gays and Lesbians”
Benjamin G. Bishin, Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside
Charles Anthony Smith, Department of Political Science, Univeristy of California, Irvine

“Moral Disgust or Religious Conviction: Opposition to Gay Rights in America”
Rachel M. Stein, Department of Political Science, Stanford University
Ali A. Valenzuela, Department of Political Science, Stanford University

“Con La Ayuda De Dios, Los Latinos Participan: Religiosity and Civic Engagement in Latino Populations”
Sergio Garcia, Department of Political Science, University of Washington
Kiku Huckle, Department of Political Science, University of Washington

“The Undocumented Threat: Beliefs, Policy Preferences and the Politics of Immigration”
Benjamin Gonzalez, Department of Political Science, University of Washington


Winter 2011 The 22nd Meeting of PRIEC

Friday, February 25, 2011
12:00-6:00 PM UCLA Faculty Center, Sequoia Room 480 Charles E. Young Dr. East, Los Angeles, CA, 90095

12:00-12:10pm Welcome remarks
Lorrie Frasure Yokley (UCLA, Political Science) & Roger Waldinger (UCLA, Sociology)

Immigration Policy and Politics Roundtable
Panelists: Hiroshi Motomura (UCLA, Law), Kent Wong (UCLA, Labor Center), Angelica Salas (CHIRLA (Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights, LA)

“The Effects of Pre-Migration Factors on Host Country Voting”
Daniel Lim (UCLA, Political Science)

“Mexican Migrant Transnationalism and Political Engagement in the United States: A Subnational Analysis”
Adrián Félix (University of Florida, Latin American Studies)

2:00-2:30 “Who Supports the DREAM Act and a Path to Citizenship? Latino, Asian American and White Voter Sentiment in California, 2010.”
Jane Junn, Justin Berry and Michel Martinez (USC, Political Science)
2:30-2:45 Break

2:45-3:15 “We Are Church: Explaining Contestation Within the Catholic Church”
Luisa L. Heredia (Harvard University, Sociology)

3:15-3:45 “Sin Papeles: What’s at Stake in the Undocumented Immigration Policy Debates?”
Ron Schmidt (California State Long Beach, Political Science)

3:45-4:15 “What Part of Illegal Don’t You Understand?: Bureaucracy and Civil Society In The Shaping of Illegality”
Edwin Ackerman (Berkeley, Sociology)

4:15-4:30 Break

4:30-5:00 “Blurring Boundaries: Latino Racialization in Orange County”
Celia Lacayo (Berkeley, Ethnic Studies)

5:00-5:30 “The Border Comes to Tennessee: The Local Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Nashville”
Amada Armenta (UCLA, Sociology/ UCSD, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies)

5:30-6:00 “I Guess I’m a Republican Tree Hugger: Conservatism and Cynical Optimism among Immigrant Clean Air Activists”
Nadia Y. Kim (Loyola Marymount University, Sociology)

6:00 Reception: UCLA Faculty Center, Sequoia Room (Patio)

Co-sponsored by: The Migration Study Group; the International Institute; the Division of Social Sciences; the Departments of Anthropology, Chicana/o Studies, History, Political Science; the UCLA School of Law; the Center for Asian American Studies; the Center for the Study of Urban Poverty; The Burkle Center; the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics; and the Irene Flecknoe Ross Lecture Series in the Department of Sociology. The Irene Flecknoe Ross Lecture Series is made possible by a gift from Ray Ross in memory of his wife.


Winter 2011 21st meeting of PRIEC

Pitzer College & Claremont Graduate University

Friday, January 28, 2011 McConnell Center, Founder’s Room Pitzer College

12:30-1pm Congress in Black and White: Race and Representation in Washington and at Home (Cambridge University Press, 2011)
Christian R. Grose (University of Southern California)

1-1:30pm “Today We March, Tomorrow We Vote: The Impacts of the 2006 Immigrant Rights Protest-Wave”
Chris Zepeda (Cornell University)

1:30-2pm “The Media, Empathy, Sympathy and Immigration Policy”
Chris Haynes (UC Riverside)

2-2:30pm “Ethnicity, God or America: Identity-Based Appeals and Support for Immigration Reform”
Ali Adam Valenzuela (Stanford University)

2:30-3pm “Ethnocentrism or Racial Threat? Examining Attitudes Toward Immigration”
Rodolfo Espino & Jill Carle (Arizona State University)

3-3:30 pm “Public Opinion on Immigration: Identity and Norms”
Lucila Figueroa (Stanford University)

3:30pm-4pm “Cultivating Public Support for Providing Undocumented Immigrants With Health Care”
Gabriel R. Sanchez and Shannon Sanchez-Youngman (University of New Mexico, Albuquerque)

4-4:30pm “Why Is There A Gap Between Public Opinion and Immigration Policy?: The Opinion-Policy Linkage in Immigration Legislation in the U.S.”
Gyung-ho Jeong (Claremont Graduate University)

4:30-5pm “The Existence and Persistence of a Sexuality Gap”
Wendy Gross (Stanford University)

5-5:30pm “Restrictive Action towards Same-Sex Marriage: Race, Religion, and the Gender Gap”
Andrew Flores and Karthick Ramakrishnan (UCR)


Fall 2010

The 20th Meeting of PRIEC
UC Riverside

November 12, 2010

12:30 to 1:15 Roundtable on the midterm elections and implications for race, gender, and immigration Matt Barreto, Taeku Lee, Pei-te Lien, Ron Schmidt

1:15 to to 2:45
Neil Chaturvedi, UCI Responding to Silence: A Look at Asian American Representation in the U.S. Congress

Christian Grose, USC and Antoine Yoshinaka, UCR Who Really Loses in American Democracy?

Sergio Garcia, UW and Kassra Oskooii, UW The impact of perceived discrimination on Latino and Muslim American political behavior

2:45 to 3:00 BREAK

3:00 to 4:15
Lydia Lundgren, UCSD Political Messaging: How Political Elites Persuade Public Opinion on Immigration and Integration

Sangay Misra, USC Political incorporation through elite mobilization: South Asian immigrants in the U.S.

Kevin Sitz, UCR Immigrant Incorporation and Citizenship During the First World War

4:15 to 4:30 BREAK

4:30 to 5:30
Joseph Yi Duality of Freedom in a Diverse, Multicultural Society

Lorrie Frasure, UCLA and Loan Le, UCLA Re-examining the Effects of Metropolitan Racial and Economic Segregation on Political Participation


Fall 2010

The 19th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Colloquium (PRIEC)
October 15, 2010, University of New Mexico

11am to 6pm

Authors: Lonna Atkeson and Cherie Maestas. Title: When Contextual Cues Operate Differently:  Examining Black and Non-Black Attitudes toward Attributions of Blame and Policy Preferences following Hurricane Katrina

Authors:  Christopher J. Lyons and Maria B. Velez (UNM) Title: City Contexts of Incorporation and the Neighborhood Immigrant-Crime Connection: a National Study of Neighborhoods

Author: Edward Vargas (Indiana University ) Title: Mixed-Status Mexican Families and W.I.C. Participation

Author: Carlos Cuellar (Rice University) Title: The Latino empowerment process: An examination of the causes and consequences of Latino representation in local politics.

Authors: Christopher Weber (LSU), Martin Johnson (UC-Riverside), and Kevin Arceneaux (Temple University) Title: Genetic Influences on Group Politics

Authors: Caroline Tolbert (Iowa) and Matt Barreto (Washington) Title: The Relationship Between Emotions and Mis-Perceptions of Obama’s Religion

Author: Ray Block (Wisconsin, LaCrosse) Title: The Obama Synthesis Project: Mastering the Literature on the 2008 Presidential Election

Authors:  Gabriel Sanchez, Jason Morin, and Shannon Sanchez- Youngman (UNM) Title: The Presence of Linked Fate and The Impact of Linked Fate on Political Behavior

Authors: Sylvia Manzano (Texas A&M), Matt Barreto (Washington), Gabriel Sanchez (UNM) Title: En Fuego: Latinos and the 2008 Presidential Campaign

Author: Sylvia Rodriguez (UCLA) Title: One has to be careful: Mexicans’ Racial Perceptions of African Americans

Author: Betina Wilkinson (Wake Forest) Title: Social, Political Standing and Context: Understanding African Americans’ Immigration Attitudes.

Author: Francisco Pedraza (Texas A&M) Title: Measures of Receptivity and Latino public Opinion


Spring 2010 The 18th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Colloquium (PRIEC)
May 7, 2010
The Institute on the Politics of Inequality, Race and Ethnicity at Stanford (InsPIRES) at Stanford University, Palo Alto CA

9:30-9:45 Welcome and Introductions

9:45-10:50 Theories of Immigration and Racial Formation

“Race, /Ressentiment/, and Immigrants in Relation to National Identity” Diego Von Vacano, Political Science, Texas A&M University

“Protests, Politics, and Politicians: Exploring the Determinants of American Latino Identity” Ali Valenzuela, Political Science, Stanford University

“Developing a Theory of Racialized National Identity Formation” Jane Yamashiro, American Cultures, Loyola Marymount University

11:00-12:30 Comparative Institutional Responses to Immigration
“The Nation-State and Immigrant Socio-economic Incorporation,” Tristan Ivory, Sociology, Stanford University

“Woking for the Clampdown: Congressional (In)Action on Immigration” Bradford S. Jones and Nicole Kalaf-Hughes, Political Science, University of California, Davis

“Going Local: The New Politics of Immigration in the US” Karthick Ramakrishnan, Political Science, University of California, Riverside

“The Machinery of Immigration Control, Explaining Deportations Across Immigrant-Receiving Democracies” Tom Wong, Political Science, University of California, Riverside

12:30-1:00 LUNCH

1:00-2:30 Political And Policy Consequences of a Multi-Racial Society
“Whites’ Stereotypes of Asian and Latino Immigrants and Attitudes on Immigration Policy,” Jane Junn, Political Science, University of Southern California and Natalie Masuoka, Political Science, Tufts University

“Multi-Racial and Multi-Ethnic Attitudes Toward Health Care Reform Policy” Jillian A Medeiros and Gabriel R. Sanchez, Political Science and RWJF Center, University of New Mexico

“Cross-Cutting Ties and Differential Recruitment: Mexican-American Protest-Participation and Social Ties to Whites” Wayne Santoro and Stacy Keogh, Sociology, University of New Mexico

“The Legislative Consequences of the Voting Rights Act” Will Terry, Political Science, University of Oregon, and Post-Doc, Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, Princeton

2:30-2:45 BREAK

2:45-4:15  Dimensions of Immigrant Advocacy and Socio-Political Incorporation

“New Civil Rights: Politics and Strategies of Rights Expansion for Post-1965 Immigrants” Ming Hsu Chen, Jurisprudence and Social Policy, University of California, Berkeley

“Trapped at the Bottom: Racialized and Gendered Labor Queues in New Immigrant Destinations” Laura Lopez-Sanders, Sociology, Stanford University

“Local Public Interest Journalism: Spanish versus English Language Coverage of the 2008 Election” Kim Nalder, Government, California State University, Sacramento

“Mexican-American, Latino, and Latin American Organizations of San Francisco’s Mission District in the Migratory Reform Debate in the US” Paola Suarez Avila, History, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and IGS, Berkeley

4:15-4:30 BREAK

4:30-6:00 Political Behavior of the American Minority Electorate

“Forever Non-Voters? Explaining the Paradox of Asian American Under-Participation in Electoral Politics” Naomi Hsu, Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

“The Customer is Always Right: Ethnicity, Race and Political Party Perceptions” Sylvia Manzano, Political Science, Texas A&M University

“The Impact and Robustness of Immigrants’ Pre-Immigration Participation on Immigrants’ Participation in the US” Javier Rodriguez and Mark Sawyer, Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles

“A Concept of Alienation for Marginalized Groups” Chris Towler, Political Science, University of Washington


Winter 2010 The 17th meeting of the Politics of Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration Colloquium (PRIEC)
January 29, 2010 Mission Inn Hotel and Spa, Riverside CA

1:15 Joseph Yi (Gonzaga) God and Karate on the Southside: Bridging Differences, Building American Communities

1:45 Eric McDaniel (UT-Austin) What I Got from the Good Book: Examining the Political Importance of Religious Interpretation

2:15 BREAK

2:30 Rodolfo Espino (ASU) Residual vs Substantive Representation: Variability in the Support of Minority Interests

3:00 Loren Collingwood (UW-Seattle) White Outreach and Demographic Change: The Paradox of Black Political Incorporation in the South Post Smith v. Allwright

3:30 BREAK

3:45 Jennifer Merolla (Claremont Graduate) and Karthick Ramakrishnan (UCR) Moved by Illegality: Experimental Approaches to Public Opinion on Immigration

4:15 Rosario Aguilar (U. Michigan/UCSD) Electoral Consequences of Phenotypic Prejudice Among Mexicans and Mexican-Americans: An Experimental Approach

4:45 Update on ANES by Gary Segura

5:00 Roundtable on graduate student mentoring and job market (Segura, Merolla, Barreto, Stout)


FALL 2009

The 16th meeting of the Politics of Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration Colloquium (PRIEC)
November 6, 2009, University of California, Irvine Social and Behavioral Sciences 1517

12:45   Panel One – Mass Politics
Kathy Rim (University of California, Irvine) – “In Solidarity? Asian American Racial Group Consciousness”

Betina Cutaia Wilkinson (Louisiana State University) – “How Outsiders View Insiders: Latinos’ Perceptions of Commonality and Competition toward Blacks and Whites”

Katherine Tate (University of California, Irvine) – “Who  Speaks for Black America?”

Ben Bishin (University of California, Riverside) and Casey Klofstad (University of Miami) – “Why Won’t Little Havana Turn Blue? How Socio-Economics, Institutions, and Cohort Effects influence Cuban Americans’ Political Behavior”

Philippe Andrade (Claremont Graduate University) – “The Impact of Acculturation on the General Policy Preferences of Latino Voters”

3:30  Panel Two – Institutional Perspectives
Sara Wallace Goodman (University of California, Irvine) – “Immigration Control through Language and Country Knowledge Requirements”

Will Terry (University of California, San Diego and Princeton University) – “The Political Determinants of African-American Lynching in the U.S. South, 1882-1930”

Stephen Nuño (Northern Arizona University), Gabriel Sanchez (University of New Mexico), and Matt Barreto(University of Washington) – “Voter ID Requirements and the Disenfranchisement of Latino, Black, and Asian Voters.”


FALL 2009
The 15th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)
Friday, September 25, 2009
Husky Union Building, Room 310

1:00 Panel A: Immigrant and Ethnic Politics
“Latino Ethnicity, Identity, and Linked Fate: Attitudes and Political Behavior in American Politics”, Ali Valenzuela, Stanford

“Immigrant Political Integration: The Two-Way Street”, Francisco Pedraza, Washington

“Overcoming Pre-immigration Barriers to Socio-political Participation in the Latino Immigrant Community”, Javier Rodriguez, UCLA

“Latino Representation and Immigration Policy”, Sylvia Manzano, Texas A&M

3:15: Panel B: Racial Politics
“Faces in the Office: Racial Employment Segregation Among Congressional Staff”, Curt Ziniel, UC Riverside / U of O

“Racial Attitudes Across Four Major Racial Groups: Results From the Multi-Racial Post-Election Survey”, Lorrie Frasure, UCLA, Gabe Sanchez, UNM, Sylvia Manzano, TAMU, Ricardo Ramirez, USC

“Racial Bias by Another Name: Anti-Muslim Attitudes and Voting Against Barack Obama”, Caroline Tolbert, Iowa

“The Tangled Roots of Proposition 187”, Dan HoSang, University of Oregon


The 14th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)
Friday, May 1, 2009 1pm to 5:20pm Boalt Law School, Room 145, UC Berkeley

First Session 1:00 – 2:20 – New Studies in Immigrant Incorporation
Marcela Garcia-Castanon (U-Wash) “Learning to be American: The Socialization of Immigrants to American Politics.”

Loan Kieu Le (UC-Berkeley) “Ethnic Spatial Concentration and Cognition: Theory, Models, and Simulations of Rational Decision-Making.”

Francisco Pedraza (U-Wash) “The Two-Way Street of Immigrant Political Incorporation.”

Roger Waldinger (UCLA) and Nelson Lim (RAND) “Connectivity and Collectivity: Immigrant Involvement in Homeland Politics.”

Second Session 2:30 – 3:50 – Religion, Ideology, and Identity
Eric McDaniel (UC-Berkeley / U-Texas) and Irfan Noorudin (Ohio State) “God?s Nation? The Political Consequences of Religious Nationalism.”

Raymond Orr (UC-Berkeley) “Social Construction in Sacred Places: Indigenous Worldview Selection.”

Ali Adam Valenzuela (Stanford) “Do You Believe in God or Politics? The Role of Religion and Ideology in Latino Political Behavior.”

Jackie Bass (UC-Berkeley) “Word of Faith and its Effect on the Churches Involvement in African American Communities.”

Third Session 4:00 – 5:20 – Diversity, Multiculturalism, and Representation
Irene Bloemraad (UC-Berkeley) and Christel Kesler (Oxford) “Do Immigrants Hurt Civic and Political Engagement? The Conditional Effect of  Immigrant Diversity on Trust, Membership, and Participation across 23 Countries, 1981-2001.”

Carole Uhlaner (UC-Irvine) “The Intersection of Gender, Race, and Ethnicity with Voter Turnout: Explaining Differences Across States.”

Christopher Parker, Matt Barreto, Francisco Pedraza, Loren Collingwood (U-Washington) “Race of Interviewer Effects: The Importance of Actual and Perceived Race of Interviewer in Survey Response”

The 13th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)
Friday, January 30, 2009 1pm to 5pm
Mission Inn, Riverside CA Ho-O-Kan Room

1. Byran Martin (UCR): To Judge or not to Judge, that is the Question: Social Norms and Racial Attitudes in Telephone Surveys

2. Luisa Heredia (Harvard): “Welcoming the Stranger”: The Catholic Church’s Activism on Behalf of Un/Documented Immigrants

3. Leland Saito (USC): The Rise of Political Power Among Immigrants, Racial Minorities, and Unions in Los Angeles


1. Rodolfo Espino (ASU) and Rafael Jimeno (ASU): Latino Linked Fate and Complex Causality

2. Bethany Albertson (UW) and Shana Kushner Gadarian (Princeton): Is Lou Dobbs Frightening? The Effect of Threatening Advertisements on Black, White and Latino Attitudes towards Immigration

3. Matt Barreto (UW), Victoria DeFrancesco (Northwestern), Jennifer Merolla (CGU), and Ricardo Ramirez (USC): Bulls Eye or Bomb? Ethnically Targeted Campaign Ads in the 2008 Election


FALL 2008
The 12th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)
September 26th 2008 107 Social Science Building
UC San Diego 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

1pm Panel 1: Immigration Policy and Its Effects
Jennifer Merolla, Juana Mora, Ivy Melgar, CGU Adrian Pantoja Pitzer College “From Frames to Action: The Immigration Debate and Its Effects on Participation”

Kristen Parks, Gabriel Lozada, and Miguel Mendoza, UCSD “The effects of U.S. border policy on unauthorized migration: New evidence from Oaxaca, Mexico”

2pm Panel 2: Evaluating Names and Policies
Tom Wong, UC Riverside “Explaining Cross-national Variations in Immigration Policy: A Preliminary Research Design”

Xavier Vidal, UC Riverside “What’s in a Name? Reevaluating the Spanish Surname List”


3:30 Panel 3: Immigrant Context
Zoli Hajnal, Marisa Abrajano, and Nick Warner, UCSD “Immigrant Context and the Political Views of Native-born Americans”

4:15 Panel 4:  Roundtable on Understanding the 2008 General Election
Marisa Abrajano – UCSD
Janelle Wong – USC
Lorrie Frasure -UCLA
Ben Bishin – UCR


SUMMER 2008 The 11th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)
WHEN: Thursday, July 24, 2008, 1pm to 5pm WHERE: 318 Social Science Tower, UC Irvine

Panel 1: Anglo/White Reactions Attitudes on Racial Issues
Marcela Garcia-Castanon, University of Washington “Backlash to Beto: Anglo American’s perceptions of the 2006 Immigration Rallies.”

Andres Jimenez and Louis DeSipio, UC, Office of the President and UC, Irvine “White Voter Reactions to Anti Affirmative Action Initiatives: Comparison of Michigan, California, Washington State”

Panel 2: Elite Studies
Pei-te Lien, UC Santa Barbara “Development of the Survey for the Gender and Multicultural Leadership Project”

Karthick Ramakrishnan, UC Riverside Discussion of forthcoming book: Civic Hopes and Political Realities: Immigrants, Community Organizations, and Political Engagement (with Irene Bloemraad)

Panel 3: Looking to 2008
Chris Stout and Reuben Kline, UC, Irvine “The Bradley Effect 25 Years Later: An Analysis of Minority Candidates and the Accuracy of Pre-Election Polls”

Ricardo Ramirez, University of Southern California, Jennifer Merolla, Claremont Graduate University, and Matt Barreto, Univ. Washington “Bulls Eye or Ricochet? The Effect of Ethnically Targeted Ads in the 2008 Election”

Panel 4: Roundtable on Studying the 2008 election
– Ideas on feasible research projects on the 2008 elections
– Identifying the low-hanging fruit
– Discussions of possible collaborations


SPRING 2008 The 10th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC) WHEN: FRIDAY, April 18, 2008 WHERE: Cal State Long Beach, The Anatol Center Hosts: Ron Schmidt and Amy Cabrera Rasmussen, Department of Political Science

SESSION I: 1:00 – 2:15 p.m. – Reports on Research-In-Progress” I 1. Armando Mejia (PhD Candidate, University of Wisconsin, Madison): “Grassroots Politics in a Global Metropolis: Latino Organizing For Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development in Los Angeles”
2. Ivy Melgar, (PhD Candidate, Claremont Graduate University), “From Frames to Action: The Immigration Debate and its Effects on Participation.” Presenting research by Adrian Pantoja, Jennifer Merolla, Juana Mora, and Ivy Melgar.
3. Jennifer Hernandez (PhD Candidate, UC Irvine), “Naturalization, Socialization & Incorporation: Children of Immigrants in Florida and San Diego.”

SESSION II: 2:30 – 3:45 p.m. – Reports on Research-In-Progress II 1. Lisa Garcia Bedolla (UC Irvine), “Getting Out the Vote: Mobilizing Low Propensity Voters in California.”
2. Raphael Sonenshein (CSU Fullerton), “Using Political Geography to Understand the New Coalition Politics of Immigration.”

SESSION III: 4:00 – 5:15 p.m Roundtable Discussion “Race/Ethnicity/Immigration in the 2008 Elections (So Far)” Participants: Maulana Karenga, CSULB Taeku Lee, UC Berkeley Karthick Ramakrishnan, UC Riverside Ricardo Ramirez, USC Raphael Sonenshein, CSU Fullerton


WINTER 2008 The 9th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium WHEN: FRIDAY, February 1, 2008 WHERE: Mission Inn, Riverside CA — Santa Barbara Room

1pm : Zoltan Hajnal (UCSD) “Counting Votes to Determine Winners and Losers in American Democracy”
1:30 : Rodolfo Espino (ASU) “The Depressing Effects of Voter ID Requirements on Minority Voting”
2pm : Curt Ziniel (UCR) “Counting Faces and Voices: Race Representation by House Office Staff”
3pm : Mara Cohen-Marks (LMU) and Chris Stout (UCI) “Rating LA’s Top Cops: Racial Differences in Public Opinions”
3:30 : Brian Thomas (UCR) “Empathetic Failures Between Whites and Blacks: Failures of Knowledge Or Subtle Racism?”
4pm : ROUNDTABLE ON THE 2008 ELECTION: Bridging past research and new realities (on partisanship, race/gender, intergroup relations, and polling reliability) PARTICIPANTS: Carole Uhlaner (UCI), Amy Cabrera Rasmussen (CSULB), Zoltan Hajnal (UCSD), Rodolfo Espino (ASU)


FALL 2007 The 8th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
Friday, September 28,2008 Claremont Graduate University and Pitzer College Location: McConnell Founders Room, Pitzer College, Claremont CA

Session I: 1:00pm to 3:00pm 1. Jose Muñoz (SUNY, Stony Brook), “Putting History to Work: Deliberation Strategies, Social Capital, and Collective Action in Mexican Immigrant Social Movement Organizations in Los Angeles”
2. Taeku Lee (UC Berkeley), Mark Sawyer (UCLA), Jim Sidanius (Harvard), and Janelle Wong (USC), “Race in the City of Angles: Preliminary Report on the 2007 Los Angeles Community Social Survey”
3. Javier Rodriguez (UCLA), “Latino Pre-Immigration SES as a Predictor of Socio-Political Incorporation in the United States”
Session II: 3:30pm-5:30pm
4. Matt Barreto and Karam Dana (UW-Seattle) “Political Incorporation versus Isolation of Muslim Americans: The Role of Religiosity and Immigration”
5. Ivy Melgar, Jennifer Merolla, Juana Mora (CGU) and Adrian D. Pantoja (Pitzer), “Framing the Immigration Debate and its Effects on Political Attitudes and Behaviors: An Experimental Study”
6. Karthick Ramakrishnan and Tom Wong (UCR) “Immigration Policies Go Local: The Varying Responses of Local Governments to Undocumented Immigrants”Contact: Jennifer Merolla and Adrian Pantoja


SUMMER 2007 The 7th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
Friday, July 27,2007 University of California, Los Angeles Location: 4357 Bunche Hall

1. Tamura Howard (UCLA) “Framing Education Policy: The Contestation of Meaning in the Debate Over Access to Higher Education”
2. Arely Zimmerman (UCLA) “Remaking Citizenship in the Context of ‘Imminent Deportability’: Associative Networks and Central American Immigrants in Los Angeles”
3. Celia Lacayo (UC Berkeley) “Santa-Ana: The REAL-ity of Orange County”
4. Alfonso Gonzales (UCLA) “Anti-Mexican Hegemony and the Politics of Immigration Control in the U.S. from 1986 to 2006?

Roundtable: Race, Immigration and the 2008 Election Mark Sawyer, UCLA Franklin Gilliam, UCLA Raymond Rocco, UCLA


SPRING 2007 The 6th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
Friday, April 27, 2007 University of Southern California

LOCATION: Social Sciences (SOS) B-40

Graduate Student Panel Dino Bozonelos (UCR) Kathy Rim (UCI)

Faculty Panel Kareem Crayton (USC) Rodolfo Espino (ASU) Ron Schmidt (CSULB)


WINTER 2007 The 5th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
Friday, February 2, 2007 Mission Inn, Riverside CA (co-sponsored by UC MEXUS)

Session 1:
Ben Bishin, Casey Klofstad
Martin Johnson

Session 2:
Ricardo Ramirez, Adrian Felix, Carmen Gonzalez
Karthick Ramakrishnan and Kevin Esterling

Roundtable on Immigration Protests
Matt Barreto, Kathy Rim, Mara Marks, Gabriel Sanchez


FALL 2006 The 4th meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
Friday, September 29,2006 UC Irvine 2pm to 6pm, 318 Social Science Tower

Session 1:
Matt Barreto, Jennnifer Merolla, and Ricardo Ramírez Kathy Rim Marisa Abrajano

Session 2:
Natalie Masuoka Lisa García Bedolla


SUMMER 2006 The 3rd meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
Monday, June 26,2006 Loyola Marymount (co-sponsored by UCR) The Living Room (see “MAL” building on campus map)

Panel 1: Presentation of Latino Policy Coalition’s next survey

Panel 2: Book presentations by Janelle Wong and Lee/Ramakrishnan/Ramírez


WINTER 2006 The 2nd meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
Friday, Jan. 13, 2006 UC Riverside (co-sponsored by UC MEXUS) Tomas Rivéra Library Room 403

Panel 1
Francisco Pedraza
Chris Stout

Panel 2
Matt Barreto, Jennifer Merolla, and Ricardo Ramírez
Max Neiman
Dom Apollon


FALL 2005 The inaugural meeting of the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
Friday, Sept. 30,2005 UC Riverside (co-sponsored by UC MEXUS)

Panel 1
Dino Bozonelos
Natalie Masuoka
Stephen Nuño
Panel 2
Louis DeSipio
Martin Johnson
Janelle Wong