Helen Marrow

Associate Professor

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Tufts University
Department of Sociology
Eaton Hall
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.2140
Fax: 617.627.3097
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PhD, Harvard University; MA, Harvard University; BA, Princeton University

Immigration; Race and Ethnicity; Social Class; Inequality and Social Policy; Health; Qualitative Methods

Biography and Interests
Helen B. Marrow is a sociologist of immigration, race and ethnicity, social class, health, and inequality and social policy. Her work explores Latin Americans' incorporation trajectories and racial and ethnic identities in the United States and Europe, the impact of immigration on social life and race relations in the rural American South, variation in public bureaucracies' approaches to unauthorized immigration (especially in education, law enforcement, and health care), the relationship between immigrant-host contact, threat, trust, and civic engagement, and Americans' emigration aspirations. As an Associate Professor of Sociology at Tufts University, she teaches Introduction to Sociology, Qualitative Research Methods, and various courses on immigration, race/ethnicity, and Latinxs.

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