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Riosmena, Fernando Associate Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Professor Riosmena's research looks at how demographic processes are associated with the spatial and social mobility, well-being, and development in Latin American societies and immigrant communities from said region in the United States. He has done work on the role of social ties and of legal status in explaining inter-country differences in US migration dynamics in Latin America; the inter-relation between the socioeconomic and gender normative context of migrant sending communities, family life cycle, and the migration behavior of individuals other life course events; on the changing spatial distribution of Mexican migrant destinations in the U.S. and their relationship with the changing spatial distribution of migrant origins in Mexico; and on the factors that explain the health status of migrants in the U.S. and changes therein, particularly looking at selection, protection, and acculturation processes.

keywords

  • Social demography, population geography, immigration, Mexico, United States, migrant health, new migrant destinations

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Teaching

courses taught

  • GEOG 1982 World Regional Geography (Spring 2019)
  • GEOG 3840 Undergraduate Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • GEOG 5840 Graduate Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • GEOG 6940 Master's Degree Candidate (Spring 2019)
  • GEOG 6950 Master's Thesis (Spring 2019)
  • GEOG 7840 Graduate Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • GEOG 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2019)
  • GEOG 3840 Undergraduate Independent Study (Fall 2018)
  • GEOG 5840 Graduate Independent Study (Fall 2018)
  • GEOG 6732 Formal Population Geography: Analysis and Forecasting (Fall 2018)
  • GEOG 6940 Master's Degree Candidate (Fall 2018)
  • GEOG 6950 Master's Thesis (Fall 2018)
  • GEOG 7840 Graduate Independent Study (Fall 2018)
  • GEOG 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2018)
  • GEOG 3840 Undergraduate Independent Study (Summer 2018)
  • GEOG 5840 Graduate Independent Study (Summer 2018)
  • GEOG 6940 Master's Degree Candidate (Summer 2018)
  • GEOG 6950 Master's Thesis (Summer 2018)
  • GEOG 7840 Graduate Independent Study (Summer 2018)
  • GEOG 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Summer 2018)
  • GEOG 3812 Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean (Spring 2018)
  • GEOG 3840 Undergraduate Independent Study (Spring 2018)
  • GEOG 5840 Graduate Independent Study (Spring 2018)
  • GEOG 6940 Master's Degree Candidate (Spring 2018)
  • GEOG 6950 Master's Thesis (Spring 2018)
  • GEOG 7840 Graduate Independent Study (Spring 2018)
  • GEOG 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2018)

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