Isabel García Valdivia


Isabel García Valdivia is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at UC Berkeley. She received her B.A. in Chicanx/Latinx Studies and Sociology from Pomona College. Her main research interests include immigration, Latinx sociology, family, race and ethnicity, and sociology of aging and life course.

Isabel’s work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellowship, and multiple UC Berkeley centers and institutes (e.g., Berkeley Empirical Legal Studies, Center for Race & Gender, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, Institute of Governmental Studies, and the Health Initiative of the Americas). Her work has appeared in Social Problems and Educational Researcher.