Neubauer Family Assistant Professor
(on leave 2020-2021 academic year)
Office: Social Sciences 424
B.A. University of California, Berkeley, 2007
M.A. Princeton University, 2011
Ph.D. Princeton University, 2014
Flores received his Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy from Princeton University in 2014. His primary research interests are in the fields of international migration, race and ethnicity, and social stratification. His research to date has examined the social consequences of subnational restrictionist immigration policies in the U.S. using administrative, ethnographic, and social media data. His current research projects include an experimental study of the determinants of perceived immigrant illegality, an investigation of the effect of non-ethnic factors on ethnoracial identity in Latin America, and a set of papers assessing the adaptation of Latino and Asian immigrants in the U.S. using social media data.
His work has appeared in American Journal of Sociology, American Sociological Review, Social Forces, and Social Problems, among others. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation, the Social Science Research Council, the American Sociological Association, the Paul Merage Foundation, and others.