Professional Bio

  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of Southern California, 2015
  • M.A., Sociology, University of Southern California, 2012
  • B.A., Sociology and Spanish, University of Denver, 2009

Research & Scholarship

Dr. Jazmín Muro received her Ph.D. and M.A. in Sociology at the University of Southern California and her B.A. in Sociology and Spanish at the University of Denver. Her research interests include Latina/o sociology, race relations and immigrant integration. Her current work examines race relations between Latino and white families in a bilingual school in Los Angeles.

Research Interests

  • Latina/o Sociology
  • Race Relations
  • Language and Bilingual Education
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Immigrant Integration

Select Publications

Muro, Jazmín A. 2016. “Oil and Water”? Latino-white Relations and Symbolic Integration in a Changing California. Sociology of Race and Ethnicity.

Muro, Jazmín A. 2016. “Constrained Desires: Dating Practices and Preferences Among College-Educated Latinas.” Latino Studies.

Select Presentations

2015 “Contact, Conflict and Cursory Integration: Latino-White Relations in a Changing California.” Southwestern Social Science Association. Denver, CO.

2014 “Latina/o Students and the Educational Pipeline.” Empowering Our Women of Tomorrow Conference. Denver, CO.

2014 “Choosing Immersion: Latino Parents Seeking Bilingualism.” American Sociological Association. San Francisco, CA.

2013 “Spoon-fed Social Justice? Challenging Disparities Between Latinos and Whites in a Los Angeles Spanish-English Dual Immersion Program.” Society for the Study of Social Problems. New York City.

2013 “Inter-class and Intra-ethnic Relations Among Latinos in a Los Angeles Dual Immersion Program.” American Sociological Association. New York City.

Awards & Recognition

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  • 5 Ford Foundation Fellowship - Honorable Mention
  • 2015 NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Finalist
  • 2014 Federation of Zacatecas Scholarship
  • 2014 USC College Doctoral Fellowship
  • 2012 Summer Research Award, USC Department of Sociology
  • 2011 EDGE Summer Institute Fellowship