Cynthia Feliciano

Cynthia Feliciano is Professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis. Her research investigates the development and consequences of group boundaries and inequalities based on race, ethnicity, class, and gender, focusing primarily on how descendants of Latin American and Asian immigrants are incorporated in the United States. Her current project examines educational and occupational attainment, intergenerational mobility, family and identity formation, political views, and linguistic patterns among children of immigrants in the United States across their life course, from mid-adolescence to middle adulthood. She has been a fellow of the Ford Foundation, the National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation, and the Russell Sage Foundation, and has published widely in such journals as American Sociological ReviewSocial ProblemsInternational Migration Review, and Demography. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles.