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About Rosaura Conley-Estrada

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.


Present Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Boise State University Department of Sociology


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Honors and Awards

  • Center for Latinos in a Global Society, University of California Irvine, Research Grant, 2008, $1,000
  • American Educational Research Association, Research Grant, 2007-2008, $15,000
  • University of California All Campus Consortium on Research for Diversity, Dissertation Research Fellowship, 2007-2008, $20,00


  • SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC 230: Multi-Ethnic Studies
  • SOC 312: Population Demography
  • SOC 332: Mexican-American Studies

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