Associate Professor of Sociology
Affiliated Faculty, Center for Latin American Studies, Latin American Public Opinion Project, and American Studies Program
Mariano Sana is an Associate Professor of Sociology (Ph.D. in Demography, University of Pennsylvania, 2003). His main area of research is international migration, including causes of international migration, migration of the highly skilled, migrant incorporation, refugee migrants in the United States, and public opinion on immigration. A secondary area of focus is survey methodology, especially the effects of various modalities of data collection on data quality. Professor Sana’s current research explores public opinion on refugees and Americans’ attitudes toward immigration reform. His research has been published in Demography, Social Forces, International Migration Review, Sociological Methods & Research, and other peer-reviewed journals in demography, sociology, and migration studies. He is a member of the American Sociological Association, the Population Association of America, and the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population.