Maria De Jesus Mora

UC Merced graduate student Maria De Jesus Mora
Sociology graduate student

Maria is a third year doctoral student in the Sociology Ph.D. Program at UC Merced. She received her B.A. and M.A. in Sociology from the University of California, Merced. Maria’s thesis explored immigrant rights campaigns in four central valley cities in order to better understand how low-income Latino immigrant communities are able to sustain mobilization long-term at the local level. She has presented her work in the California Sociological Association (CSA), Pacific Sociological Association (PSA), III Congreso Nacional de Sociologia in Honduras, and was an invited speaker at the CSU Stanislaus Social Justice conference. Maria’s research interests include immigration, social movements, and Latino/a movements. She has also continued to take part in the diversity committee in the Collective Behavior and Social Movement section of the American Sociological Association.

Sociology Department Chair
Paul Almeida, Professor
Sociology Graduate Chair
Irenee Beattie, Associate Professor
Sociology Undergraduate Chair
Edward Flores, Associate Professor
Sociology (General)
Sociology (Graduate)
Sociology Mailing Address
University of California, Merced
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Merced, CA 95343
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