Department of Sociology

Graduate Students

Jose Luis Collazo, Jr.



Areas of Interest

Immigration; Development; Labor Market Inequalities; Stratification; Latin American Studies


B.A. Sociology, California State University, Dominguez Hills 2010
B.A. Behavioral Science, California State University, Dominguez Hills 2010
M.A. Sociology, California State University, Dominguez Hills 2011

Current and/or Anticipated Research

Currently, I am examining Mexican migrants’ likelihood of returning to their home country during their first and last U.S. trip.

Also, I am examining male Mexican migrants’ hourly wages after the passage of the Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996.

Recent Publications

Muñoz, José A. and José L. Collazo. (Forthcoming, 2014). “Looking out for Paisanos: Latino Hometown Associations as Transnational Advocacy Networks.” Migration and Development.

Basáñez, Tatiana, Lyzette Blanco, Jose L. Collazo, Dale Berger, and William D. Crano. 2013. “Ethnic Groups’ Perception of Physicians’ Attentiveness: Compliance and Implications for Health and Obesity.” Psychology, Health & Medicine 18(1): 37-46.

Recent Presentations

Collazo, Jose L. (2012, March) The Impact of Tourism on Oaxaca, Mexico: From Displacement to Autonomy. Oral Presentation given at Pacific Sociological Association, San Diego, CA.

Blanco, Lyzette and Jose L. Collazo (2011, March) Obesity and Adherence to Health Recommendations: Comparing Ethnic Groups’ Perceptions. Oral presentation given at 12th CGU Student Research Conference and Art Exhibition, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA. 

Collazo, Jose L. (2010, November) Mixed Effects of Tourism on the Environment: Oaxaca and Quintana Roo: A Case Study. Oral presentation given at California Sociological Association, Mission Inn, Riverside, CA.





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