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Tiffany D. Joseph


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Michigan, 2011
M.A., Sociology, University of Michigan, 2007
B.A., Sociology and Ethnic Studies, Brown University, 2004

Current Projects with Burgard:

Co-Chair, Dissertation Committee: “Race and ‘Making America’ in Brazil: How Brazilian Return Migrants Negotiate Race in the US and Brazil”

Research interests:

Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Research Methods, Experiences of Faculty of Color in Academia, Immigrants’ Mental Health and Healthcare Access


Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Scholar, Harvard University, 2011-2013

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Stony Brook University, On leave 2011-2013

Dr. Joseph is currently working on two projects. The first is a book manuscript examining how US migration influenced the racial conceptions for Brazilian return migrants in Governador Valadares, Brazil. The second project explores how documentation status influences the healthcare access and utilization of Latino immigrants in the Boston metropolitan area. Her work has been published in Ethnic and Racial Studies, Gender and Education, and Race and Social Problems.

Contact Information:


phone: 734.615.9538  |

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