Dr. Rosaura Conley-Estrada joined the faculty of the Department of Sociology at Boise State University in 2010. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California in Irvine with her dissertation titled "Educational Trajectories in the Mexican-Origin Population." Dr. Conley-Estrada’s scholarly areas of interest are immigrant adaptation and incorporation, gendered selective acculturation processes, and the intersection of race/ethnicity, gender, education, and employment dynamics. She focuses on the ways education is not only an investment for better jobs, and higher earnings, but also greater gender equity.
Success Attained, Deterred, and Denied: Divergent Pathways to Social Mobility in Los Angeles's New Second Generation (with Min Zhou, Jennifer Lee, Jody Agius Vallejo, and Yang Sao Xiong), The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (2008)
This article highlights divergent pathways to mobility among members of the new second generation, identifies...
Contributions to Books
Immigration and Incarceration: Patterns and Predictors of Imprisonment Among First- and Second-Generation Young Adults (with Rubén G. Rumbaut, Roberto G. Gonzales, Golnaz Komaie, and Charlie V. Morgan), Immigration and Crime : Race, Ethnicity, and Violence (2006)