Other academic activities

Professional Affiliations and Service

American Historical Association – Since 2012
Latin American Studies Association – Since 2008

  • Southern Cone Studies Section and International migration section.
    Council member International Migration section 2013-2015

Social Science History Association – 2007-2013

  • Macro-Historical Dynamics and Migration/Immigration Networks

International Sociological Association – 2006-2013

  • RC16 Sociological Theory; RC20 Comparative Sociology; RC31 Sociology of Migration; RC38 Biography and Society

American Sociological Association – Since 2005

  • Theory section; International Migration Section; Comparative Historical Sociology; Sociology of Development Section

Midwest Sociological Society – 2007
Michigan Sociological Association – 2006-2008

Editorial Activities

Member, editorial board, Discusiones Públicas, 2014-present
Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and places in the Global Economy
DEMIG Migration Policy Database—Chile, International Migration Institute, University of Oxford.

Departmental and University Service

At Michigan State University

Graduate Student Representative. Graduate Education Committee. Department of Sociology. 2007-2012
Graduate Student Representative. Theory Committee. Department of Sociology. 2007-2012
Graduate Student Representative. Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Advisory Committee. 2008-2009
Facilitator. International Teaching Assistant Orientation. Teaching Assistant Programs. 2010-2012
Co-coordinator. Graduate Orientation and Teaching Assistant Workshop. Department of Sociology. 2006-2007 & 2010-2012
Soc Collective, Department of Sociology. 2005-2012 – Co-organizer 2006 and 2007


Spanish – Native
English – Near Native
French – Basic Conversation
Portuguese – Reading

Community  Service

Latin American Community, MSU. Secretary 2007-2008
Latin American Community, MSU. Member at-large 2006-2007 and 2010-2011
AFS Intercultural Programs. Volunteer in Chile (1992-2005) and in the United States (2005-to date). Local Representative for Santiago, Chile; 1997, 1998 and 2000.