Felicia Arriaga, Ph.D.

Research Interests

  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Immigration and Crimmigration
  • Experiential Learning
  • Popular Education
  • Digital Humanities

Personal Website



 2019.  “Writing in Race: Evidence Against Employers’ Assumptions About Race and Soft Skills” Social Problems with Jessi Streib, Carlos Tevaras, and Emi Weedm, https://doi.org/10.1093/socpro/spz034

2019.   “Presenting Their Gendered Selves? How Women and Men Describe Who They Are, What They Have Done, and Why They Want the Job in Their Written Applications” Sex Roles: A Journal of Research with Jessi Streib, Jane Rochmes, Carlos Tavares, and Emi Weed). 

2019. Ethnic Minorities and Criminalization of Immigration Policies in the United States.” In: Ratuva S. (eds) The Palgrave Handbook of Ethnicity. Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore

2019. “Banking on immigrants” Scalawag Online. https://www.scalawagmagazine.org/2019/05/north-carolina-ice/?fbclid=IwAR1Id0v1LLjG6fEocepVOi6ENleezVTMhWVUtEtEEh6QCNzGiTyP_ujTJKE

2017. “By the Numbers: Enforcing Immigration in the Tar Heel State Scalawag Magazine, Issue 8



Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Sociology

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6394

Office address
204D Chapell Wilson Hall


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