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” (Conditional Acceptance at Social Problems with Jessi Streib, Carlos Tevaras, and Emi Weed)

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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