Andrea Gómez Cervantes

Assistant Professor

B.S.  Grand Valley State University
M.A.  The University of Kansas
Ph.D. The University of Kansas

Telephone: (336) 758-
Office: 1F Kirby Hall


Andrea Gomez Cervantes



Dr. Gómez Cervantes’ research interests include immigration, immigration policies, race/ethnicity, gender, Latina/x/os, and families. In her current book project, Illegality in the Heartland, she investigates the effects of immigration policies on Latin American immigrants’ everyday lives and ethnoracial relations among Latin American immigrants. Dr. Gómez Cervantes is a University of California President’s Fellow, a Ford Fellow, and an American Sociological Association Minority Fellow. Her research has received support from the National Science Foundation. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Kansas in 2019.  Her work appears in Social Problems, Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Migration Letters, Sociology Compass, and Feminist Criminology.




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