Vanessa Delgado

Position title: Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Washington State University

Vanessa Delgado is currently an IDEA Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Sociology at Stony Brook University. Beginning Fall 2023, she will be an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Washington State University. Dr. Delgado’s research explores the incorporation pathways and educational experiences of Latino/a families. She employs qualitative methods to examine how Latino/a families navigate punitive immigration laws and policies and a restrictive socio-political climate. Articles from her research are published in Law & Policy, Journal of Latinos and Education, Sociology Compass, Socius, Sociological Forum, Social Sciences, and Journal of Marriage and Family. She is currently working on a book manuscript that examines how Latino/a children of immigrants support and challenge immigrant integration.