RESEARCH FELLOW 2016-2017 University of California, Los Angeles Chicano Studies Research Center
POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP: University of California, Los Angeles 2013-2016 Department of Sociology/Institute of American Cultures
University of California, Berkeley May 2013 Ph.D. Ethnic Studies Dissertation: Mapping Latino Racialization: White Attitudes Towards Latinos and Policy Preferences in Orange County California (Committee: Stephen Small, Michael Omi, Taeku Lee)
University of California, Los Angeles June 2003 M.A. in Latin American Studies
University of California, Los Angeles June 2001 B.A. in Political Science (Minor in Latin American Studies)
Lacayo, Celia. 2016. “Latinos Need to Stay in Their Place: Differential Segregation in a Multi-ethnic Suburb.” Societies. Featured in the The Guardian, OC Weekly, CityLab Latino, and ImmigrationProf Blog
Lacayo, Celia. Revise and Resubmit. “Ask a Mexican: White Public Discourse and Latino Racialization.” Latino Studies.
Lacayo, Celia. 2013. “Unlikely Supporters for a Pathway to Citizenship.” UC Berkeley: Center for Latino Policy Research. Book Reviews:
Lacayo, Celia. Forthcoming. The Neighborhood Has Its Own Rules: Latinos and African- Americans in South Los Angeles. Sociology of Race & Ethnicity. Lacayo, Celia. 2015. One Family Under God: Immigration Politics and Progressive Religion in America by Grace Yukich. Contemporary Sociology Lacayo, Celia. 2015. Maya after War: Conflict, Power, and Politics in Guatemala. Contemporary Sociology.
TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Race & Ethnicity in the US Immigration & Integration The Latino Experience Latino Politics and Public Policy Gendered Politics Race, Media and Public Discourse
Instructor, Winter & Spring 2017 University of California Los Angeles General Education Cluster: Inter-racial Dynamics
Instructor, Fall 2016 University of California Los Angeles Chicano Studies: Gendered Politics: Chicana/Latina Political Participation
Instructor, Summer 2016 University of California Los Angeles Sociology M155: Latinos in the United States
Instructor, Fall 2014 Loyola Marymount University Political Science 335: The Politics of Immigration and Policy
Instructor, Summer 2011 & 2012 University of California Los Angeles Chicano/a Studies 10B: Social Structure & Contemporary Conditions
Instructor, Summer 2010 University of California- Los Angeles Sociology M155: Latinos in the United States
Teaching Assistant, Summer 2008 University of California- Los Angeles Political Science 40: Introduction to American Politics
Teaching Assistant, Fall 2007 & Fall 2006 University of California-Berkeley Chicano/a Studies 70: Latino/a Politics
SELECTED SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS:
“Differential Segregation in a Multi-Ethnic Suburb” American Sociological Association, Seattle Washington, August 20-23, 2016.
“I would Never Live with Latinos: Latino Segregation” Pacific Sociological Association. Oakland California. March 30-April 2, 2016.
“Ideology Formation: Whites’ Construction of Latinos as a Race,” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, August 21-25, 2015.
“Explicit Racist Ideology Towards Latinos in Public Discourse,” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting San Francisco, California, August 16-19 2014.
“Access and Acceptability of Latino Racism through User Generated Content.” National Association of Chicana & Chicano Studies. Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT. April 9 12, 2014.
Chair for “Brown Spectacles: Media, Race, and Politics” Inaugural National Latino Studies Conference, Chicago. July 16-19, 2014.
“Contemporary Latino Racialization in Public Discourse.” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. New York, New York. August 10-13, 2013.
“Strengthening Our Lives: New Paths to Latino Political Empowerment.” National Association of Chicana & Chicano Studies. Annual Meeting. San Antonio Texas, March 20-23, 2013.
“White Attitudes and Policy Preferences Towards Latinos.” American Sociological Association. Denver Colorado. August 17-20, 2012.
Moderator for “Implications of the Trayvon Martin Case for Race Relations” UCLA Sociology Race & Ethnicity Working Group. November 22, 2014.
“Contemporary Latino Racialization” UCLA Institute of American Cultures Fall Forum. November 5, 2013.
“Ask an Anglo" Mapping White Attitudes Towards Latinos and the Implications for Policy Preferences. UC Berkeley Center for Latino Policy Research (CLPR) November 2012.
“Immigrant Participation in the Labor Movement.” General Education Cluster Course: Labor Movement. University of California-Los Angeles, May 2006. RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Research Assistant, 2009-2012 The Center for the Study of Urban Poverty. UCLA
Project Manager, Spring 2010 The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Politics. UCLA
Co-Principle Investigator for the Orange County Social Survey, 2007 The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics. UCLA.
Research Assistant, 2007 California Speaks: Healthcare Reform
Reviewer for Sociology of Race & Ethnicity Journal Ongoing Reviewer for American Sociological Review Journal Ongoing UCLA Working Groups Ethnicity & Race 2014-2015 Research Group 2013-2016
FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS:
University of California Dissertation-Year Fellowship 2012-2013 UC Berkeley Center for Latino Policy Research Speaker and Publishing Grant 2013 The Abigail Reynolds Hodgen Publication Grant for Women in the Social Sciences 2013 UC Berkeley Graduate Division Summer Grant 2012 Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Honorable Mention 2011-12 Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Alternate 2010-11 UC Berkeley Dean’s Normative Time Fellowship 2010 UC Berkeley Graduate Division Conference Travel Grant 2010 National Science Foundation (NSF) Mentored Fellowship Award 2007-2008 UC Berkeley Ethnic Studies Departmental Block Grant 2006-2013 UC Berkeley I-House Fellowship 2006
National Association of Ethnic Studies (NAES), Phillips G. Davies Best Graduate Student Paper Award 2011
Member of the American Sociological Association Section Memberships: Race & Ethnicity, Latino Studies, & International Immigration Nominated for Secretary-Treasurer of Latino Studies Section 2017 Member of the National Association of Chicana & Chicano Studies Member of Latino Studies Association Member of the Pacific Sociological Association
PODCAST: OC Weekly’s Inaugural Episode based on the Latino Segregation Published Paper (11/2/16).
“El Trumpismo conmociona a Estados Unidos en forma de ansiedad y estres” (Trumpism causes Anxiety and Stress in the United States) Los Angeles Hoy Newspaper (10/18/16).
“En el Siglo XXI se Sigue Imponiendo el machismo en las tareas del hogar in EEUU” (In the 21st Century Sexism continues in the household responsibilities in the US) Los Angeles Hoy Newspaper (9/1/16)
“Seguidores de Sanders condicionan su apoyo a Clinton, otros ya estan convencidos que no lo apoyaran” (Sanders’ followers condition their support for Clinton, others are convinced they will not support her) Los Angeles Hoy Newspaper (6/8/16).
“White Lives Matter, es irracional; no es falta de justicia social, dicen activistas” (White Lives Matter is irrational, activists say). Los Angeles Hoy Newspaper (3/29/2016).
“Immigrantes fortalecen economia de EE.UU; El contraste enter la realidad y la retorica” (Immigrants strengthen the US economy: The contrast between reality and rhetoric) Los Angeles Hoy Newspaper(1/20/16).
“Abuso policiaco aterroriza a las comunidades latinas y afro-americanas” (Police Brutality Terrorizes the Latino and African-American Communities) Los Angeles Hoy Newspaper (6/9/2015)
“Sin Complejos y a Toda Velocidad” (Complex free and Going all out: Latinas employed in traditionally male jobs) Los Angeles Hoy Newspaper (1/30/2015)