Skip to main content

Emilce Santana

Emilce Santana
Assistant Professor
  • LASB 380
Professional Links
Personal Website
Degree From
Princeton University
Department of Sociology

Research Interests

  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Immigration
  • Social Stratification

Courses Taught at Texas A&M

  • SOCI 317: Racial and Ethnic Relations
  • SOCI 337: International Migration
  • SOCI 632: Migration


Emilce Santana is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at Texas A&M University. She received her doctorate in sociology with a specialization in Population Studies in 2019 from Princeton University. She came to Texas A&M in the summer of 2019 under the university’s Accountability, Climate, Equity, and Scholarship (ACES) Faculty Fellows Program. Her research interests include immigrant integration, colorism, and cross-ethnoracial relationships. She has published her work in The Sociological Quarterly, Race and Social Problems, and Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race.

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)