Alumni

Learn what Alumni from the Mexican Migration Field Research Program are up to.  Download the MMFRP Alumni Newsletter 2011


Alumni of CCIS have gone on to do much interesting work, both within academia and in other professions. A June 2009 newsletter offers details about what alumni of the Mexican Migration Field Research Program are up to now. Of the 118 participants in the Mexican Migration Field Research Program from 2005-2008:

  • 35 have gone on to Ph.D., M.A./M.B.A. programs, or law school
  • 30 graduates of the program have joined non-governmental organizations, either as interns or regular staff members
  • 13 occupy positions in public education (K-12, community colleges, four-year colleges)
  • 10 have interned or worked as para-legals in law firms and federal government agencies
  • 5 have won places in prestigious executive fellowship programs (Polanco Fellows; State Capitol Executive Fellows; Congressional Hispanic Caucus Public Policy Fellows)
  • 2 have won places in the Teach for America Program
  • 4 are working for philanthropic organizations
  • 2 are working as community organizers
  • 1 is working in publishing

CCIS predoctoral fellows have won tenured or tenure-track appointments at:

  • UC San Diego (3)
  • UC Irvine (2)
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign
  • San Diego State University
  • San Jose State University
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Northern Iowa
  • Arizona State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • George Washington University
  • Southern Methodist University
  • John Jay College/City University of New York
  • Brandeis University
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Marist College (New York)
  • Oxford University
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • University of Bristol (UK)
  • University of Muenster (Germany)
  • Université de Lille (France)
  • University of Strasbourg
  • Universidad de Coruña (Spain)
  • Hitotsubashi University and International Christian University (Japan)