My Publications

Read the Introduction to Yo Soy Negro here.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles 
Forthcoming.  “Causes and Consequences of International Migration: Sociological Evidence for the Right to Mobility” (Cecilia Menjívar, second author) International Journal of Human Rights

Forthcoming. “Forced Transnationalism: Transnational Coping Strategies and Gendered Stigma among Jamaican Deportees” Global Networks.

2010. “Had They Been Polite and Civilized, None of This Would Have Happened: Racial Discourses in Multicultural Lima” Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies. 
2005. “Assessing the Advantages of Bilingualism for the Children of Immigrants.” International Migration Review 39: 721-753.

Invited Articles and Book Chapters
2012. “International Migration” Handbook of Sociology and Human Rights, edited by
David L. Brunsma, Keri E. Iyall Smith, and Brian K. Gran. Paradigm Publishers. (Forthcoming)

2010. “The Criminalization of Undocumented Migrants: Legalities and Realities” Societies without Borders 5:1.
2008. “The Politics of Difference and Sameness in Peru” In New Voices in the Study of Democracy in Latin America, edited by G. O’Donnell, J. Tulchin and A. Varas with A. Stubits. Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson Center. 309-336.

2008. “Language Rights” (Douglas Parker, second author). In The Leading Rogue State: The U.S. and Human Rights, edited by J. Blau, D. Brunsma, A. Moncada, C. Zimmer. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers: 125-137.

2008. “Immigrant Rights as Human Rights” (Douglas Parker, second author). In Globalization and America: Race, Human Rights, and Inequality, edited by D.G. Embrick, A. Hattery, E. Smith. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield: 107-126.

2007. “Left in the Dark: The Collective Memory and Amnesia of Africa among African-descended Peruvians.” In The First and the Forced: Essays on the Native American and African American Experience,edited by J. Leiker, B. Watkins, K.Warren. Hall Center for the Humanities, University of Kansas.

Invited Book Reviews and Encyclopedia Entries
2009. Review of Shades of Difference: Why Skin Color Matters Edited by Evelyn Nakano Glenn. Contemporary Sociology 38: 6: 545-546.

2008. “Racial Identification.” International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd Edition, edited by W. Darity, Jr. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA: 548-550.

2008. “Education, Racial Disparities.” Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, edited by J.H. Moore. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA: 425-428.

2007. Review of The Globalizers: Development Workers in Action by Jeffrey T. Jackson. Social Forces 85: 1453-1455.

2007. Review of Seeking Refuge: Central American Migration to Mexico, The United States, and Canada by María Cristina García. American Studies. 48: 1: 171-173.

2003. Review of Who is White? Latinos, Asians, and the New Black/Nonblack Divide by George Yancey. Social Forces 82: 434-435.

Newspaper, Online, and Magazine Essays 
“Time for a Change: Immigration Policy Enforcement and the War on Terror” Counterpunch October 6.

“The Best Option for Immigration: Legalize Them All!” Counterpunch October 1.

“The Carachuri-Rosendo Case: Supreme Court Decision Points Toward the Need for Immigration Reform” Counterpunch June 18.

“Forced to Choose between Family and Country” Racism Review June 11.

“Deportation as Punishment: Why Undocumented Migrants Deserve More Legal Protections” Counterpunch May 28.

“Paterson's Deportation Review Panel: A Step in the Right Direction” Counterpunch May 4.
“Criminalizing the Undocumented: The Consequences of Arizona's SB 1070” Counterpunch April 28.
“The Politics of Deportation: ICE on the Border” Counterpunch April 1.
“How to Help Haiti” (with Kevin Gray and Jemima Pierre) The Nation March 5.
“‘Bandits Going Wild in Haiti’ and Other Post-Quake Myths” Footnotes February: 38: 2.
“Immigrants and Citizens Alike Affected by Immigration Reform” Racism Review February 18.
“In Port-au-Prince, Life Goes On, As Does Suffering” Dissident Voice February 1.
“Sensationalizing Suffering: Struggling for Dignity and Survival in Haiti” Counterpunch Jan 28.
“Global Capitalism and Devastation in Haiti” Dissident Voice January 18.
“Earthquake Hits Haiti, Causing Destruction to an Impoverished Nation” Racism Review Jan 13.


“La Edad del Exilio: Deportados en Guatemala” Boletín MENAMIG Guatemala. November.
“Deport All Illegals?” Dissident Voice November 30.
“After Eighteen Years in the US, No Due Process, No Judicial Review, Just Deportation” Dissident Voice November 13.
“Undocumented Migration is No Joke – Neither is the Illegal Alien Costume” Racism Review October 19.