Congratulations to Jacqueline Hagan who has been appointed Kenan Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her central research area is international migration, with a special focus on migration between the United States and Latin America. She has conducted research on religion and migration, immigration policy effects, gender and migration, human rights and migration, and migration and labor markets. She launched the first study on migrant crossing deaths along the U.S.-Mexico border. She is author of Deciding to be Legal (1994 Temple University Press), and the award-winning books Migration Miracle (Harvard Press 2008), and Skills of the Unskilled: Work and Mobility among Mexican Migrants (2015 University of California Press), co-authored with Ruben Hernandez Leon and Jean Luc Demonsant.

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