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Emilce Santana

Emilce Santana
Assistant Professor
  • LASB 380
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Degree From
Princeton University

Research Interests

  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Immigration
  • Social Stratification

Courses Taught at Texas A&M

  • SOCI 317: Racial and Ethnic Relations
  • SOCI 337: International Migration


Dr. Emilce Santana is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology and an Accountability, Climate, Equity, and Scholarship (ACES) Fellow. Her research interests include race/ethnicity, social stratification, and immigrant integration. Dr. Santana has published an article in The Sociological Quarterly on the role of skin color and acculturation on perceived discrimination among Latinos and is currently working on a series of papers that explore patterns and determinants of interethnic and interracial relationships. She has a doctorate in Sociology with a specialization in Population Studies from Princeton University.

Representative Publications

  • Santana, Emilce. 2018. “Situating Perceived Discrimination: How Do Skin Color and Acculturation Shape Perceptions of Discrimination Among Latinos?” The Sociological Quarterly.

Representative Awards

  • Fellowship of Woodrow Wilson Scholars (2017-2018; 2018-2019)