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Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Biography

Mary Romero is Professor of Justice Studies and Social Inquiry at Arizona State University and Affiliate of Women and Gender Studies, Asian Pacific American Studies and African and African American Studies.  She received the American Sociology American Section on Race and Ethnicity Minorities 2009 Founder's Award [Recognize career excellence in scholarship and service].  In 2004, she received the Society for the Study of Social Problems' Lee Founders Award 2004, the highest award made by the Society for the Study of Social Problems for a career of activist scholarship.  She is a former Carnegie Scholar, Pew National Fellowship for Carnegie Scholars, Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.  She is the author of The Maid’s Daughter: Living Inside and Outside the American Dream (NYU Press, 2011) and  Maid in the U.S.A. (Routledge, 1992, Tenth Anniversary Edition 2002 ) and co-editor of Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities (Blackwell 2005), Latino/a Popular Culture (NYU Press 2002), Women’s Untold Stories: Breaking Silence, Talking Back, Voicing Complexity  (Routledge, 1999), Challenging Fronteras: Structuring Latina and Latina Lives in the U.S. (Routledge, 1997), and Women and Work: Exploring Race, Ethnicity and Class (Sage, 1997).  Her most recent articles are published in Indiana Law Journal, Aztlán, International Journal of Sociology of the Family, Critical Sociology, Contemporary Justice Review, Critical Sociology, Law & Society Review, British Journal of Industrial Relations, Villanova Law Review, and Cleveland State Law Review.  She served on the Law and Society Association Board of Trustees (Class of 2008) and the Council of the American Sociological Association (2007-2009). She serves on the international editorial board of Brill’s "Critical Studies in Social Science" and National Review Board of Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism. Her research focuses on the unequal distribution of reproductive labor as a paid commodity and its role in reproducing inequality among families within countries and between nations.  Embedded in feminist legal scholarship on caregiving, this research explores questions from a legal perspective: is work primarily an artifact of family law, or should it be examined through the lens of employment law?  Her research also includes writings on social inequalities and justice that incorporate the intersectionality of race, class, gender, and citizenship and links the parallels between domestic gendered race relations and immigration and identifies the continuum between racism against citizens and racism against noncitizens.

Research Interests

Graduate Faculty in Communication research areas: racial, class, and gender justice, critical race theory, ethnography, narrative, and qualitative methods

Publications
  • Mary Romero. The Real Help. Contexts (2012).
  • . . Review of: Across Generations: Immigrant Families in America (2012).
  • . . Review of: The New Maids, Transnational Women and the Care Economy (2012).
  • Mary Romero. Responding to Social Issues: Immigrant Domestic Workers in the United States. Social Problems, Causes & Responses (2012).
  • Mary Romero and Gabriella Sanchez. Critical Issues Facing Hispanic Defendants: From Detection to Arrest. Latinos ad Latinas (Hispanics) in the US Criminal Justice System (2012).
  • Mary Romero. "Constructing Mexican Immigrant Women as A Threat to US Family," ,. International Journal of Sociology of the Family (2011).
  • Mary Romero. "Keeping Citizenship Rights White: Arizona’s Racial Profiling Practices in Immigration Law Enforcement,". Law Journal for Social Justice, (2011).
  • Mary Romero. Are Your Papers in Order? Racial Profiling, Vigilantes and "America’s Toughest Sheriff,". Harvard Latino Law Review, (2011).
  • Mary Romero. The Maid's Daughter: Living Inside and Outside the American Dream. (2011).
  • . . Review of: Clandestine Crossings: Migrants and Coyotes on the Texas-Mexican Border, (2011).
  • MaryRomero. "Not a Citizen, Only a Suspect: Racialized Immigration Law Enforcement Practices,". The State of White Supremacy: Race, Coercion, and the U.S. Empire-State, (2011).
  • Gabriella Sanchez and Mary Romero. Applications of Critical Race Theory in the US Sociology of Immigration. Sociology Compass (2010).
  • Joeseph Parker, Ranu Samantrai & Mary Romero. Interdisciplinary and Social Justice: Revisioning Academic Accountability. (2010).
  • Mary Romero. "Go After the Women": Mothers Against Illegal Aliens’ (MAIA) Campaign Against Mexican Immigrant Women and their Children,". Indiana Law Review, Symposium Latinos and Latinas at the Epicenter of Contemporary Legal Discourses (2008).
  • Mary Romero. The Inclusion of Citizenship Status in Intersectionality: What immigration raids tells us about Mixed-Status Families, the State and Assimilation. International Journal of Sociology of the Family (2008).
  • Mary Romero. Go After the Women": Mothers Against Illegal Aliens’ (MAIA) Campaign Against Mexican Immigrant Women and their Children,". Indiana Law Journal (2008).
  • Pat António Goldsmith and Mary Romero. "Aliens", "Illegals" and Other Types of Mexicanness": Examination of Racial Profiling in Border Policing. Globalization and America: Race, Human Rights, and Inequality (2008).
  • Mary Romero. "Exclusion and Citizenship: the anti-immigrant backlash," Special Issue on Deep Integration: North America Post-Bush". (2008).
  • Mary Romero. Class Struggle and Resistance Against the Transformation of Land Ownership and Usage in Northern New Mexico: The Case of Las Gorras Blancas. La Raza and the UCLA Chicano/Latino Law Review (2007).
  • Romero, Mary. Class Struggle and Resistance Against the Transformation of Land Ownership and Usage in Northern New Mexico: The Case of Las Gorras Blancas. La Raza and the UCLA Chicano/Latino Law Review (2007).
  • . . Review of: Domestic Democracy: At Home in South Africa (2007).
  • Mary Romero. Conceptualizing the Latina Experience in Care Work. Blackwell Companion to Latino Studies (2007).
  • Mary Romero. Racial Profiling and Immigration Law Enforcement: Rounding Up of Usual Suspects in the Latino Community. Critical Sociology (2006).
  • . . Review of: Children of Global Migration: Transnational Families and Gendered Woes (2006).
  • Romero, Mary. Racial Justice Syllabus. (2006).
  • Mary Romero. Review Essay: Brown is Beautiful. Law & Society Review (2005).
  • Mary Romero. Revisiting Outcrits with a Sociological Imagination. Villanova Law Review 50 (3): 925-938 (2005) (2005).
  • Mary Romero. Talking Our Way Out of a Racist Society. Contemporary Sociology (2005).
  • Romero, Mary. Revisiting Outcrits with a Sociological Imagaination. Villanova Law Review (2005).
  • Romero, Mary, Serag, Marah. Violation of Latino Civil Rights Resulting From INS and Local Police's Use of Race, Culture and Class Profiling: The Case of the Chandler Roundup in Arizona. Cleveland Law Review (2005).
  • Romero, Mary, Margolis, Eric. The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities. (2005).
  • Romero, Mary, Margolis, Eric. The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities. (2005).
  • Romero, Mary (Author) ,Margolis, Eric (Author) . Introduction. The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities (2005).
  • Mary Romero. Review Essay: Hard Work; Life in Low-Pay Britain, Global Woman: Nannies, Maids and Sex Workers in the New Economy and Laboring Below the Line - the New Ethnography of Poverty, Low-Wage Work, and Survival in the Global Economy. British Journal of Industrial Relations (2004).
  • . . Review of: Transnational Latina/o Communities: Politics, Processes, and Cultures (2004).
  • . . Racismo, Mestizaje y Modernidad: visiones desde latitudes diversas (2004).
  • Romero, Mary. Nanny Diaries and Other Stories: Imagining Women's Labor in the Social Reproduction of American Families. DePaul Law Review (2003).
  • . . Review of: Mexican-Origin People in the United States, A topical History (2003).
  • . . Review of: Women Without Class (2003).
  • Romero, Mary. Maid in the U.S.A. (2002).
  • Habell-Pallán, Michelle, Romero, Mary. Latino/a Popular Culture. (2002).
  • Habell-Pallán, Michelle (Author) ,Romero, Mary (Author) . Introduction. Latina/o Popular Culture (2002).
  • Romero, Mary. State Violence, and the Social and Legal Construction of Latino Criminality: From El Bandido to Gang Member. Denver University Law Review (2001).
  • Romero, Mary. Unraveling Privilege: Workers' Children and the Hidden Costs of Paid Child Care," Symposium on The Structures of Care Work. Chicago-Kent Law Review (2001).
  • . . Review of: Doing the Dirty Work? The Global Politics of Domestic Labour (2001).
  • . . Review of: From Grandmother to Granddaughter, Salvadoran Women's Stories (2001).
  • Margolis, Eric (Author) ,Romero, Mary (Author) . In the Image and Likeness. . .How Mentoring Functions in the Hidden Curriculum. Hidden Curricula in Higher Education (2001).
  • Romero, Mary (Author) . Foreward. Feminisms and Antiracisms: International Struggles for Justice (2001).
  • Romero, Mary (Author) . Passing Between the Worlds of Maid and Mistress: The Life of a Mexican Maid's Daughter. Work and Family: Today's Realities, Tomorrow's Visions (2001).
  • Mary Romero. Disciplining the Feminist Bodies of Knowledge: Are We Creating or Reproducing Academic Structure?. NWSA Journal (2000).
  • Romero, Mary. Afterword, Historicizing and Symbolizing a Racial Ethnic Identity: Lessons for Coalition Building with a Social Justice Agenda. UC Davis Law Review (2000).
  • Romero, Mary. Bursting the Foundational Myths of Reproductive Labor Under Capitalism. Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law (2000).
  • . . Review of: Women and Work (2000).
  • Margolis, Eric (Author) ,Romero, Mary (Author) . Dissed in the Department: Women of Color Graduate Students Talk About Integrating Sociology. Self-Analytical Sociology: Essays and Explorations in the Reflective Mode (2000).
  • Romero, Mary (Author) . Learning to Think and Teach about Race and Gender Despite Graduate School: Obstacles Women of Color Graduate Students Face in Sociology. Is Academic Feminism Dead? Theory in Practice (2000).
  • . Marking Time and Progress. (2000).
  • . Take Our Daughters Where . . . ?. (2000).
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 592Research
JUS 593Applied Project
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 790Reading and Conference
JUS 792Research
JUS 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 420Women, Work, and Justice
JUS 432Racial Justice
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 590Reading and Conference
JUS 592Research
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 790Reading and Conference
JUS 792Research
JUS 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 590Reading and Conference
JUS 592Research
JUS 593Applied Project
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 650Adv Qualitative Data Analysis
JUS 691Seminar
JUS 790Reading and Conference
JUS 792Research
JUS 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 592Research
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 790Reading and Conference
JUS 792Research
JUS 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 521Qualitative Data Analys & Eval
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 460Feminism and Justice
JUS 620Justice Research Methodology
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 420Women, Work, and Justice
JUS 521Qualitative Data Analys & Eval
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 420Women, Work, and Justice
JUS 620Justice Research Methodology
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 432Racial Justice
JUS 521Qualitative Data Analys & Eval
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 432Racial Justice
JUS 590Reading and Conference
JUS 620Justice Research Methodology
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 584Internship
JUS 590Reading and Conference
JUS 592Research
JUS 593Applied Project
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 691Seminar
JUS 790Reading and Conference
JUS 792Research
JUS 799Dissertation
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 422Women, Law, and Social Control
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 584Internship
JUS 590Reading and Conference
JUS 592Research
JUS 593Applied Project
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 790Reading and Conference
JUS 792Research
JUS 795Continuing Registration
JUS 799Dissertation
Presentations
  • Mary Romero. In Search of an Inclusive Approach to Carework. Lecture Series, Pomona and Pitzer College (Oct 2012).
  • Mary Romero. The Maid’s Daughter: Living Inside and Outside the American Dream. Lecture Series, South Texas College, McAllen, TX (Sep 2012).
  • Mary Romero. Making Private Problems Public Issues: Revisioning a Social Justice Approach to Carework. Bastian Foundation Diversity Lecture Series, Westminster College (Sep 2012).
  • Mary Romero. Immigrant Hopes and Nativist Dreams: Two Imagined Utopias. " American Sociological Association Annual Conference (Aug 2012).
  • Mary Romero. Gendering and Racializing Nannies, Domestic and Careworkers in the United States: From Colonization to the Present Day. Domestic Service and Colonialization Symposium, University of Newcastle, Australia (Jul 2012).
  • Mary Romero. Framing Reproductive Labor Issues: Workers vs. Employers. Maid in the US: Domestic Labor and Organizing, Center for Migration and the Global City, Rutgers Uni (Apr 2012).
  • Mary Romero. Works in Progress. RUFAIR, NSF Advance Grant, Rutgers University (Apr 2012).
  • Mary Romero. Revealing Intersectionality: Privilege and Power in Immigration Discourse and Law Enforcement. White Privilege Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico (Mar 2012).
  • Mary Romero. The Brothel and the Factory. The Ohio State University, Department of Theater (Feb 2012).
  • Mary Romero. Author Meets Critic Session The Maid’s Daughter. Eastern Sociological Association Conference (Feb 2012).
  • Mary Romero. Cultural, Economic and Racial Narratives of Domestic Servitude: In Search of a Human Rights Narrative. Justice at the Door: Ending Domestic Servitude, St. Thomas University School of Law (Jan 2012).
  • Mary Romero. Mothers Against Illegal Aliens' (MAIA) Construction of Mexican Mothers as the Enemy. Loyola University (Nov 2009).
  • Mary Romero. Go After the Women’: Mothers Against Illegal Aliens’ (MAIA) Campaign Against Mexican Immigrant Women and their Children. Sixth annual Ambrose Women for Social and Economic Justice Conference, 2009 Theme Women and Migrati (Oct 2009).
  • Mary Romero. Reproducing Whiteness as Citizenship Criteria Through Immigration Raids & Law Enforcement. LatCrit (Oct 2009).
  • Mary Romero. Methodological Strategies and Studying Intersectionality. American Sociological Association (Aug 2009).
  • Mary Romero. Constructing Mexican Women as the Number One Enemy: Nativism and Eugenics in Anti-Immigration Campaigns. American Sociological Association (Aug 2009).
  • Haley VanErem and Mary Romero. Screening Domestic Harmony: International and U.S. Film Representation of Maids, Nannies and Housekeepers. Pacific Sociological Association Conference (Apr 2009).
  • Mary Romero. Go After the Women’: Constructing Mexican Immigrant Women as Security Threat. Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy (Mar 2009).
  • Mary Romero. "The Hidden Costs of Paid Care Work: Childhood and the Globalization of Reproduction,". Global Migration Systems of Domestic and Care Workers, York University (Nov 2008).
  • Mary Romero. "Getting a Job and Doing the Job,". Graduate Mentoring Workshop, Norma Williams Fund for the Latino/a Section ASA (Aug 2008).
  • Mary Romero. "Domestics, Nannies & Latina Immigrant Women: Finding Employment in the Shadows of Middle Class America,". American Sociological Association Annual Conference, (Aug 2008).
  • Mary Romero. "Children of Immigrants Parents as the Number One Enemy: Immigration Law, Enforcement and Anti-Immigration Rhetoric," Working Conference on Law’s Interventions in Private Domains on Behalf of Minors, Case Western Reserve University. Working Conference on Law’s Interventions in Private Domains on Behalf of Minors, Case Western Reser (Jun 2008).
  • Mary Romero. Open the Floodgates: Why America Needs to Rethink Its Borders and Immigration Law, by Kevin R. Johnson,. Law & Society Association Annual Meetings, Montreal, Canada (May 2008).
  • Mary Romero. Panelist, Author Meets Reader– "Manifest Destinies: The Making of the Mexican American Race," by Laura Gomez,. Law & Society Association Annual Meetings, Montreal, Canada (May 2008).
  • Mary Romero. "Racial Profiling Latino/ Families & Immigration Raids: A Study of Racism & the State,". Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, Oregon (Apr 2008).
  • Mary Romero. "Lessons From an Unplanned Career: Doing Social Justice Research,". Luncheon Seminar with Social Justice Research Center Affiliates and Associates, University of Wyomin (Apr 2008).
  • Mary Romero. "What Immigration Raids Tells Us About Latino Families and the State,". Inaugural University of Wyoming Social Justice Research Center (Apr 2008).
  • Mary Romero. "‘Go After the Women’: Mothers Against Illegal Aliens,". Interdisciplinary in Migration Studies: Courage, Crossing & Class (Mar 2008).
  • Romero, Mary. "Latino Immigration and the Struggle for Social Justice,". Immigration, Minorities and Muliticulturalism in Democracies (Oct 2007).
  • Romero, Mary. Mothers Against Illegal Aliens (MAIA) Campaign and Homeland Security Discourse,". LatCrit Inc (Oct 2007).
  • Romero, Mary. "Conceptualizing the Latinas in the Globalization of Reproduction,". Care work Conference (Aug 2007).
  • Romero, Mary. " "Contesting Public-Private Conceptualizations of Maids &Nannies,". International Visual Sociological Association (Aug 2007).
  • Romero, Mary. "Unraveling the Appropriation of Homeland Security Discourse in the Mothers Against Illegal Aliens (MAIA) Campaign,". Law & Society (Jul 2007).
  • Romero, Mary. "Racial Profiling and Immigration Law Enforcement,". Law and Society Association Summer Institute Program (Jun 2007).
  • Romero, Mary. "Romancing Immigrant Working Class Daughters & Care Work: Remaking Class Dynamics in the Film "Spanglish". Working Class Conference (Jun 2007).
  • Romero, Mary. "Using Critical Race Feminism to Unravel the Appropriation of Mothering Discourse Used by Mothers Against Illegal Aliens,". International Qualitative Congress (May 2007).
  • Romero, Mary. "Crossing the Immigration and Race Border: A Critical Race Theory Approach to Immigration Studies,". Pacific Sociological Association Annual Conference (Mar 2007).
  • Romero, Mary. "A Narrative of Transnational Gift-Giving in Domestic Service By a Mexican Maid’s Daughter," Invited Speaker, "Domestic Service, Gender, and Migration,". Andrew W. Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Globalizing the Americas: World Economies and Local Communities (Jan 2007).
  • Romero, Mary. Visual Representation of Natural Disaster in the Empire: The Story of Hurricane Katrina From an International Gaze. LatCrit XI (Oct 2006).
  • Romero, Mary. In the Image and Likeness . . .": The Professional Socialization of Graduate Students. American Sociological Association (Aug 2006).
  • Romero, Mary, Kopak, Albert. Visions of Race and Class in Documenting the Impact of Hurricane Katrina. American Black Sociologist Association (Aug 2006).
  • Romero, Mary, Ratnabalasuriar, Sheruni. Racialized Images in Katrina Editorial Cartoons. International Visual Sociology Association (Jul 2006).
  • Romero, Mary. Wearing the Emperor's Clothes, Speaking English, and Other Forms of Disciplining Brown Bodies in Domestic Service: A Narrative From Maid's Daughter. National Women's Studies Association (Jun 2006).
  • Romero, Mary, Goldsmith, Pat. Immigration Law Enforcement of 'Mexicanness': A View From the Perspective of Suspected "Aliens", "Foreigners" and "Illegals. Pacific Sociological Association (Apr 2006).
  • Romero, Mary. Motherhood and the Globalization of Reproduction: The Hidden Costs of Paid Care Work. International Conference on History/Gender/Migration (Apr 2006).
  • Romero, Mary. Wearing the Emperor’s Clothes, and Other Forms of Disciplining Brown Bodies in Domestic Service: A Narrative From Maid’s Daughter. Latina/o Studies Lecture Series (Dec 2005).
  • Romero, Mary. Immigration Issues and Citizenship. Latino Summit 2005 Awareness, Agenda, and Action, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (Oct 2005).
  • Romero, Mary. Surviving Graduate School. Workshop for Latina/o Section of the American Sociological Association Annual Conference (Aug 2005).
  • Romero, Mary. Domestic Service in Comparative Perspective. Thirteenth Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Scripps College (Jun 2005).
  • Romero, Mary. Not a Citizen Only a Suspect: Racial Profiling and Immigration Law Enforcement. Sociology Lecture Series (May 2005).
  • Romero, Mary. The Use of Critical Race Theory in Immigration Research. National Association for Chicana/o Studies (Mar 2005).
  • Romero, Mary. Wearing the Emperor’s Clothes: Narrating Stories of Domestic Service From the Perspective of. CUNY Care Seminar (Feb 2005).
  • Romero, Mary. First Chicana Femiinist Encuentro (Feb 2005).
  • Romero, Mary. Doing Interdisciplinary Human Rights Research in a Disciplinary Academy. Interdisciplinarity and Social Justice Conference, Pitzer College (Feb 2005).
  • Romero, Mary. Feminism, Motherhood, and the Globalization of Reproduction. 2005 Public Policy Symposium on "Towards Global Justice," Center for the Study of Ethics (Jan 2005).
  • Romero, Mary. Racial Profiling and Immigration Law Enforcement: Rounding Up of Usual Suspects in the Latino Commun. Latin American Studies Association Annual Conference (Oct 2004).
  • Romero, Mary. Racial Profiling and Immigration Law Enforcement: Rounding Up of Usual Suspects in the Latino Community. Bi-National Immigration Project Workshop (Jul 2004).
  • Romero, Mary. Revisiting latCrit and Outcrits with a Sociological Imagination. LatCrit IX (May 2004).
  • Romero, Mary. Feminism, Motherhood, and the Globalization of Reproduction. Law & Society Annual Conference (May 2004).
  • Romero, Mary. Author Meets Critic, Maid in the USA, Tenth Anniversay Edition. Southern Sociological Association Conference (Apr 2004).
  • Romero, Mary. Micro and Macro-Aggressions in Immigration Law Enforcement in the Latino Community: The Case of the. National Association for Chicana/o Studies (Mar 2004).
  • Romero, Mary. Violation of Latino Civil Rights Resulting From INS and Local Police's Use of Race, Culture and Clas. International Studies, Cornell University (Feb 2004).
  • Romero, Mary. Servicing US Families: Mexican Women & the Globalization of Reproductive Labor. Programa del Primer Encuentro sobre Estudios de la Mujer (Nov 2003).
  • Romero, Mary. The Invisible Employers in IRCA Law Enforcement: The Case of the Immigration 'Chandler Roundup' in Arizona. Labor Studies Lecture Series (Oct 2003).
  • Romero, Mary, Falater, Megan. Romancing Working Class Daughters: Remaking Class Dynamics in the Film 'Sabrina'. Sixth Biennial Conference, Intersections with Race, Gender, and Sexuality (May 2003).
  • Romero, Mary. Advance Reader, Works in Progress, Rashmi Goel's, Behind the Silk Screen: Cultural Tensions & Implications for Restorative Justice in Immigrant Countries. LatCrit VIII, Sponsored by Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (May 2003).
  • Romero, Mary. Constructing Citizenship and Policing Cities: The Chandler Roundup in Arizona. City & Citizens: Operations of Power, Strategies of Resistance, LatCrit VIII (May 2003).
  • Romero, Mary. 'Alien' Status Among Chicana/o Faculty in Higher Education. Educational Democracy, Citizenship, and the New Immigration Conference (Apr 2003).
  • Romero, Mary. One of the Family or Just the Mexican Maid's Daughter? A Narrative of Belonging, Identity and Social Mobility. ¿Mujeres del hogar y de la costumbre? O la búsqueda de la Dignidad (Mar 2003).
  • Romero, Mary. Issues of Racism and Diversity in Latino/a Studies. Conference on Diversity and Racism in the Classroom (Jan 2003).
  • Romero, Mary. Maid in the USA. Research Methods Graduate Seminar (Oct 2002).
  • Romero, Mary. Theorizing Race, Class and Gender: Research on Women of Color in Domestic Service. Women' Studies Introduction to Women of Color Issues (Oct 2002).
  • Romero, Mary. Gendered Implications of Care Policies, The Hidden Costs to Families, and Economic and Cultural Changes to Increase the Pay and Value of Formal and Informal Carework: A Collective Discussion. Third Annual Carework Conference, Linking Informal and Formal Carework: Perspectives from Research, Policymakers, and Advocates (Aug 2002).
  • Romero, Mary, Margolis, Eric. Diversity? Hidden Curriculum in Sociology. Invited Keynote Address with Hawaii Sociological Association Conference (Feb 2002).
  • Romero, Mary. Challenges Racial Profiling Poses for Multiculturalism and Ethnic Conceptualization of the Latino/a Experience. Latin American Studies Association Annual Meeting (Sep 2001).
  • Romero, Mary. Teaching for Understanding Justice Studies: Moving Beyond and Against Students' Traditional Criminal Justice Perspective. Carnegie Scholars Program, The Carnegie Academy for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (Jun 2001).
  • Romero, Mary. Racial Profiling and MultiRacial Citizenship. Latinas/os and the Americas: Centering North-South Frameworks in LatCrit Theory, LatCrit VI (Apr 2001).
  • Romero, Mary. Gendered Race & Ethnic Difference Appropriated and Commodified in the Academic Market: In Search of the Perfect Identity for Diversity Recruitment, Commodification Futures: Retheorizing Commodification. (Mar 2001).
  • Romero, Mary. The Workers' Children and the Hidden Injuries of Paid Reproductive Labor. Pushing the Boundaries: New Conceptualizations of Childhood and Motherhood. ASA Grant for the Discipline Conference (Jan 2001).
  • Romero, Mary. Small Group Discussion, Scholars, Artists and Writers for Social Justice. SAWSJ/UMass Early Education and Care Conference (Nov 2000).
  • Romero, Mary, Margolis, Eric. 'In the Image and Likeness. . .' How Mentoring Functions in the Hidden Curriculum. American Sociological Association (Aug 2000).
  • Romero, Mary. The Textual Character of the Objectified Latino Criminality: The Case of Julio Valerio. Work in Progress Session, LatCrit V (May 2000).
Service
  • Criitical Sociology, Reviewwr (2012 - Present)
  • Gender & Society, Reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • International Migration Review, Reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • National Science Foundation, Reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • Panel for. FWA P& T, Panelist (2012 - Present)
  • Temple Univesity Press, Reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • Israel Science Foundation, Reviewer (2008 - Present)
  • Arizona Republic, Consultant (2007 - Present)
  • Gender Studies PhD program, membership and endorsement to Chair dissertations in their PhD program (2007 - Present)
  • NACTS, Research Fellow (2007 - Present)
  • Institute for Arts, Media, and Clture, Assistance in Performation Preparation (2007 - Present)
  • NYU Press, Endorser (2007 - Present)
  • Society for the Study of Social Problems, Faculty Mentor (2006 - Present)
  • Virginal G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, ASU College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Member (2006 - Present)
  • ASU Secular Devils, Faculty Advisor (2005 - Present)
  • LA Times, Consultant (2005 - Present)
  • Asian Pacific American Studies, Affiliate (2004 - Present)
  • Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism, Member of the Advisor Board (2003 - Present)
  • Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics, Affiliate Member (2001 - Present)
  • Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Communication, Committee of Faculty (1998 - Present)
  • African and African American Studies, Affiliate (1997 - Present)
  • Race, Gender & Class, Associate Editor Board (1996 - Present)
  • Hispanic Research Center, Faculty Affiliate (1995 - Present)
  • Women and Gender Studies, Affiliate (1995 - Present)
  • American Sociological Association, Sectetary Elect (2012 - 2015)
  • Meridians, feminisms, race and transnationalism, Member, International Advisory Board (2000 - 2015)
  • American Sociological Association, Program Committee Member for 2014 (2012 - 2014)
  • Society for the Study of Social Problems, Member, Program Committee (2012 - 2013)
  • Asa Race and Ethnic Studies, Mentor (2012 - 2012)
  • SJSI, Faculty Head (2011 - 2012)
  • Advancing STEM through the Participation of Women Faculty of Color, Texas A&M University, Mentor (2011 - 2012)
  • APAS Personnel Committee, Member (2012 - 2012)
  • Gender & Society, Reviewer (2012 - 2012)
  • Law & Society Association, Graduate Student Workshop Committee, Member (2012 - 2012)
  • SJSI, Organized Teaching Workshops (2012 - 2012)
  • Temple University Press, Reviewer (2012 - 2012)
  • FWA Tenure & Promotion Workshop, Panelist (2012 - 2012)
  • California Council for the Humanities, California Documentary Project, Consultant (2008 - 2011)
  • University of Missouri, Sociology, Faculty Advisor (2008 - 2011)
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong, Tenure and Promotion (2010 - 2010)
  • Brill, "Critical Studies in Social Science" Book Series, Editorial Board (2003 - 2010)
  • Critical Sociology, Reviewer (2010 - 2010)
  • University of Minnesota Duluth, Tenure & Promotion Review (2010 - 2010)
  • Routledge, Reviewer (2010 - 2010)
  • Law & Society Association, Program Committee (2009 - 2010)
  • Law & Society, Program Committee (2009 - 2010)
  • University of Newcastle, Tenure and Promotion Reviewer (2010 - 2010)
  • Meridians, International Advisory Editorial Board (2003 - 2010)
  • School of Social Transformation, Steering Committee (2009 - 2009)
  • School of Social Transformation, Graduate Committee Member (2008 - 2009)
  • Arizona Republic, Consultant (2008 - 2009)
  • SJSI, Draft Undergrad Certificate in Economics (2008 - 2009)
  • Law & Society Nomination Committee, Member (2007 - 2009)
  • ASA Council Liaison tothe Committee on Sections, (2006 - 2009)
  • American Sociological Association (ASA), Council Liaison to the Committee on the Status of Women in Sociology (2006 - 2009)
  • EQRC, Reviewer (2008 - 2009)
  • Graduate Faculty Committee, Communication, Committee Member (2008 - 2009)
  • American Sociological Association, Section on Race and Ethnicity, ASA-SREM Early Career Award Committee, Co-Chair (2009 - 2009)
  • ASA, Section on Race and Ethnicity, Co-Chair Early Career Award (2008 - 2009)
  • American Sociological Association, Council Member-At-Large (2006 - 2009)
  • Task Force on Sociology and Criminology Programs, American Sociological Association, Council Member Representative (2006 - 2009)
  • EQRC, Reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • Tenure & Promotion Committee, Member (2006 - 2009)
  • University of Notre Dame Press, Endorser (2008 - 2008)
  • CompuGirls, Presenter (2008 - 2008)
  • SJSI, Presenter (2008 - 2008)
  • La Raza Centro Legal, Expert Witness (2008 - 2008)
  • NYU, Book Reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • York University, External Reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Cornell University Press, Reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, Reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Law & Society Association, Broad of Trustees (2006 - 2008)
  • CLAS Academic Senate, SJSI Representative (2007 - 2008)
  • Frank Lecture, Member (2007 - 2008)
  • Senate, Member of By-LawsTask Force (2007 - 2008)
  • University Academic Senate, Representative (2007 - 2008)
  • Encyclopedia of Gender and Society, Advisory Committee Member (2006 - 2008)
  • Warren Institute at Bolt Hall, University of California, Consultant (2007 - 2007)
  • University of California, Riverside, Outside Reviewer - Promotion (2007 - 2007)
  • Stanford University Press, Manuscript Reviewer (2007 - 2007)
  • New Student Recruitment, Meet with Students (2007 - 2007)
  • Social Sciences, West Campus, Reviewer for Sabbatical (2007 - 2007)
  • Migration Narrative Cluster, Member (2006 - 2007)
  • Colloquium Committee, SJSI, Chair (2006 - 2007)
  • Ethnic Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Culture, Race & Ethnicity, Associate Editor (2005 - 2007)
  • Arizona Arts, Sciences and Technology Academy (AASTA), Founding Fellow (2005 - 2007)
  • Search Committee, North American Center for Transborder Studies, Member (2005 - 2007)
  • Work Policy Group, Member (2005 - 2007)
  • NYU Press, Reviewer & Endorser (2004 - 2007)
  • Encyclopedia of Social Problems, Sage Publication, Associate Editor (2004 - 2007)
  • Encyclopedia of Gender and Society, Sage Publications, Associate Editor (2004 - 2007)
  • Handbook on Gender Research, Advisory Editorial Board (2004 - 2007)
  • Ethnic and Racial Studies, Reviewer (2004 - 2007)
  • Colloborative School Committee, Member (2007 - 2007)
  • Working Class Association, Member (2005 - 2007)
  • Graduate Fellowship Workshop, Panelist (2007)
  • University of New Mexico, Sociology, External Reviewer (2007)
  • International Visual Sociological Association, Co-Chair Session Organier (2007 - 2007)
  • DuBois-Johnson-Frazier Award Selection Committee, American Sociological Association, Member (2005 - 2007)
  • Associated Press, Consultant (2007)
  • Chicanos Por La Causa College and Career Fair, Advisor (2007)
  • Journal of Men and Masulinities, (2007)
  • Sociological Quarterly, (2007)
  • Search Committee, Asian Pacific American Studies, Chair (2006 - 2007)
  • SJSI, Member, PWG (2006 - 2007)
  • Attorney at Law, Consultant (2007)
  • Brown Bag Luncheon, Presenter (2007 - 2007)
  • Feminist Studies, (2007)
  • Duke University Press, Reviewer (2007)
  • Taylor & Francis, Endorser (2006 - 2006)
  • North American Center for Transborder Studies, Search Committee Member (2006 - 2006)
  • Social Problems, Reviewer (2005 - 2006)
  • Sterring Committee, Working Class Association, Member (2005 - 2006)
  • Colloquium Committee, SJSI, Member (1998 - 2006)
  • Scarlett Magazine, Consultant (2006)
  • SJSI, Self-Study committee, Member (2006 - 2006)
  • LatCrit, Co-Chair (2005 - 2006)
  • LatCrit, Executive Board (1999 - 2006)
  • Women Make Movies, Endorser (2006 - 2006)
  • Graduate Student Presentation, Presenter (2006 - 2006)
  • SSSP, Mentor (2006 - 2006)
  • DuBois-Johnson-Frazier Award Selection Committee, American Sociological Association, Chair (2005 - 2006)
  • NYU Press, Endorser (2006 - 2006)
  • International Visual Sociology, C-Chair Session Organizer (2006 - 2006)
  • South End Press, Endorser (2006 - 2006)
  • SJSI Search Committee, Co-Chair (2005 - 2006)
  • MLK Committee, Member (2005 - 2006)
  • SJSI, Honors College Representative (2005 - 2006)
  • Palgrave Macmillian, Endorser (2006 - 2006)
  • Cornell University Press, Endorser (2006 - 2006)
  • Kumarian Press, Endorser (2006 - 2006)
  • Palgrave, Endorser (2005 - 2005)
  • Graduate Committee, Organized Graduate Seminar Series (2005 - 2005)
  • South End Press, Endorser (2005 - 2005)
  • Cornell Press, Endorser (2005 - 2005)
  • SJSI, Policy Work Group, Member (2005 - 2005)
  • Taylor & Francis, Endorser (2005 - 2005)
  • Graduate Studies, SJSI, Director (2005 - 2005)
  • Graduate Committee, DGS (2005 - 2005)
  • Israel Science Foundation, Reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • SJSI Graduate Program, Director (2005 - 2005)
  • Law & Society Program, Ramapo College, New Jersey, External Reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • Aztlan, International Journal of Chicano Studies Research, Reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • LatCrit, Inc, Co-Chair Elect (2004 - 2005)
  • SJSI, Evaluation of Sabbatical Leave (2004 - 2005)
  • Contemporary Sociology, Editorial Board (2002 - 2005)
  • Impacto Films, www.MaidInAmericaTheDoc.com, Consultant (2000 - 2005)
  • Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Member (1998 - 2005)
  • NYC law firm, Consultant (2005)
  • Los Angeles Times, Consultant (2005 - 2005)
  • Promotion & Tenure, Ethnic Studies, University of California, Riverside, External Reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • The News Tribune, Consultant (2005 - 2005)
  • Smith College, Reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • Asian American Association, Faculty Advisor (2004 - 2005)
  • Asian Pacific American Studies, Interim Director (2004 - 2005)
  • CLAS Senate, APAS Representative (2004 - 2005)
  • Annual Performance Committee, Chair (2004 - 2005)
  • Senate, Asian Pacific American Studies Representative (2004 - 2005)
  • Steering Committee for Trinational Center, Member (2004 - 2005)
  • Maid in America, Impacto Films, Consultant (2000 - 2005)
  • Nominations Committe-South, Pacific Sociological Association, Member (2003 - 2005)
  • Aztlan, Reviewer (2004 - 2004)
  • Search Committee, SJSI, Chair (2003 - 2004)
  • COLASS, Executive Board, Member (2001 - 2004)
  • Palgrave, Endorser (2004)
  • Stanford University Press, Book Reviewer (2004 - 2004)
  • NYU Press, Book Reviewer (2004 - 2004)
  • Scarlett Magazine, Consultant on article on maids (2004 - 2004)
  • External Review Committee, Women and Gender Studies, Macalester College, St. Paul, Member (2004 - 2004)
  • University of Michigan-Deerborn, Reviewer (2004 - 2004)
  • National Research Council, Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships Program, Reviewer (2004 - 2004)
  • American Sociological Association (ASA), Session Organizer (2003 - 2003)
  • Institutional Review Board for Human Subjects Research, Member (2003 - 2003)
  • Latino Studies/Estudios Latinos, Associate Editor (2003 - 2003)
  • Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics, Council Planning Committee for Conference "Ethics When Cultures Clash", Member (2002 - 2003)
  • Sister to Sister Task Force, Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS), Member (2002 - 2003)
  • Lee Founders Award Committee, Society for the Study of Social Problems, Member (2002 - 2002)
  • Voices from the Plant Floor, UCLA-LOSH, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health and the Center for Labor Research and Education within the Institute for Labor and Employment, External Reviewer (2002 - 2002)
  • COLASS, Member (1998 - 2002)
  • Search Committee, Applied Ethics, College of Public Programs (COPP), Member (2001 - 2001)
  • Academic Senate, Senator (2000 - 2001)
  • Coalition to End Racial Profiling in Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, Member (2000 - 2001)
  • Tellers Committee, Member (2000 - 2001)
  • Program Committee, LatCrit, Member (1999 - 2001)
  • C. Wright Mills Committee, Society for the Study of Social Problems, Member (2000 - 2000)
  • Internal Grants and Awards Committee, College of Public Programs (COPP), Member (1999 - 2000)
  • Raza Women, Faculty Advisor (1996 - 2000)
  • Columbia University, Journalism, Consultant (Present)
  • North Carolina State University, Sociology, Mentor (Present)
  • SWS Mentoring Program, Mentor (Present)
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Mentor (Present)
  • University of Southern California, Sociology, Faculty Mentor (Present)