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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 was elected as the 110th President of the American Sociological Association and previously services as Secretary of the Association, 2014-2016. In 2017, she received the American Sociological Association Cos-Johnson-Frazier Award for a lifetime of research, teaching, and service to the community nd academic insitution for work assisting the development of scholarly efforts in this tradition. 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 Introducing Intersectionality (Polity Press 2018),  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 When Care Work Goes global: Locating the Social Relations of Domestic Work (Ashgate 2014), 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). 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.

Education: 

PhD., University of Colorado, Sociology

B.A., Regis College, Sociology major, Spanish minor

Research Interests: 

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

Publications: 

PUBLICATIONS

Books:

 

Introducing Intersectionality. Cambridge: Polity Press (2018).

[Reviews: Intersections & Inequality (2018); Ethnic and Racial Studies (2018); “Intersectionality as a Useful Tool for Capturing Social Inequalities: An Interview with Professor Mary Romero by Alena Křížková”, Gender and výzkum, Gender and Research Vol. 19, No. 2/2018]

Intersectionality and Ethnic Entrepreneurship. Co-edited with Zulema Valdez, London: Routledge (2018)

When Care Work Goes Global: Locating the Social Relations of Domestic Work. Co-edited book with Valerie Preston and Wenona Giles, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing (2014).

[Reviews: Gender & Society (2017) Population, Space and Place (2016); Work, Employment and Society (2016)]

The Maid’s Daughter: Living Inside and Outside the American Dream. NYU Press (2011; paperback 2012)

[Book Awards: Americo Paredas Book Award; 2012 Distinguished Book Award ‑ Honorable Mention from the ASA Latin@ Sociology Section]

[Book Readings: Changing Hands, Tempe, AZ (Sept. 2011); Tattered Cover, Denver, CO (Sept. 2011); Piper Writing Center (Oct. 2011); Brazos Book Store (Houston, TX, Nov. 2011); Texas A & M University (Nov. 2011); Women & Children First (Chicago, March 2011)]

[Radio Interviews: The Brian Lehrer Show www.wnyc.org; KERA ‑ Think, Public Media for North Texas and the world, www.kera.org; Faith Middleton, WNPR/Connecticut Public Radio; "Give Me Liberty", KPFT‑Houston, 90.1FM; Pat Morrison 89.3 KPCC]

[Reviews: LA Times, LA Review of Books, Washington Independent, New York Journal of Books, Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Englewood Review of Books, National Catholic Reporter, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Revista de Estudios Sociales, Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews]

[Selected as a participating author, 2011 Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX; Women' Employment Rights Clinic, San Francisco, recommended as holiday book choice and for donors, 2011. Selected in 2012 for Las Comadres National Latino Book Club/Association of American Publishers; Selected as Top Ten Latino Authors to Watch, Latinostories.com; NYU Press title named AAUP Book for Public and Secondary School Libraries, 2012; Tucson Book Festival, Tucson, AZ 2013.]

Interdisciplinary and Social Justice: Revisioning Academic Accountability, Co-Edited with Joseph Parker, Ranu Samantrai, Albany,

NY: SUNY Press (2010).

Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities, Co-Edited with Eric Margolis, Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishing (2005).

Maid in the U.S.A. Tenth Anniversary Edition with New Introduction and Afterword by Dorothy Smith, New York:

Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group (2002)

Maid in the U.S.A.  Routledge, Chapman and Hall, Inc. (1992)

[Reprinted Section published in Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic=s (eds.) 2011. The Latino Condition, Second Edition, New York: NYU Press.]

[Reprinted Abridged Version of Chapters Two and Five published in Cynthia Grant Bowman, Laura A.

Rosenbury, Deborah Tuerkheimer and Kimberly A. Yuracko, Feminist Jurisprudence Cases and Materials, West Publishing Co, Thomson Reuters, 2011) pp. 705-711]              

[Reprinted Abridged Version of Chapter One and Two published in Garth Massey=s Readings in Sociology, Fourth Edition, W. W. Norton & Company (2002, 2005).]

[Reprinted Abridged Version of Chapters Two and Four published in Mary Becker, Cynthia Grant Bowman, and Morrison Torrey=s Feminist Jurisprudence Taking Women Seriously, Cases and Materials, second edition, pp. 719-724, West Group (2001); third edition, West Law School Publishing (2006).]

[Reprinted Abridged Version of Chapter One Reprinted in Jodi ÒBrien and Peter Kollack, The Production of Reality, third edition, Pine Forge Press (2001)]

[Reprinted Abridged Version of Chapter Four Reprinted in John J. Macionis and Nijole V. Benokraitis' Seeing Ourselves Classic, Contemporary, and Cross-Cultural Readings in Sociology 3rd Edition. pp. 269-276.  Englewood, NJ: Prentice Hall (1995); 4rd Edition. Englewood, NJ: Prentice Hall (1998), pp. 277-283.]

[Reprinted AIntersection of Biography and History: My Intellectual History,@ Abridged Version of Chapter One Reprinted in Susan J. Ferguson's Mapping the Social Landscape: Readings in Sociology.  Mountain View: Mayfield Publishing Company (1996), pp. 23-38; (1999), pp. 21-36 (2008) Boston: McGraw-Hill; (2010), pp. 19-24 (2012) McGraw-Hill, (2017) Sage Publishing]

Latino/a Popular Culture (co-edited with Michelle Habell-Pallán) NYU Press (2002).

                [Reviewed: Popular Communication; Latino/a Culture]

Women’s Untold Stories: Breaking Silence, Talking Back, Voicing Complexity.  (Co-edited with Abigail J. Stewart) Routledge (1999).

[Reviewed: Signs, Journal of Women in Culture and Society; NWSA Journal; Sex Roles, American Journal of Sociology]

Challenging Fronteras: Structuring Latina and Latino Lives in the U.S. (co-edited with Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo and Vilma Ortiz), Routledge (1997).

                [Reviewed: Cultural Diversity and Mental Health; Journal of American Ethnic History; GraFeas]

Women and Work: Exploring Race, Ethnicity and Class. co-editor with Elizabeth Higginbotham, Sage Publications (1997).

                [Reviewed: Contemporary Sociology]

 

 

EDITED JOURNALS & CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

 

Ethnic and Racial Studies, Special Issue: Intersectionality and Entrepreneurship, Co-edited with Zulema Valdez, (2016).

Teaching Sociology, Special Section on Teaching Sociology in Ethnic Studies (1999). Volume 27, Number 3.

Latino Studies Journal Special Issue: Latinas in the U.S. Co-Guest Editor with Marisa Alicea, (1993).  Volume 4, Number 3.

Community Empowerment and Chicano Scholarship.  Selected Conference Proceedings. Editor (with Cordelia Candelaria)

Colorado Springs: National Association for Chicano Studies, (1992).

Frontiers Special Issue: Las Chicanas. Guest Editor (with Cordelia Candelaria) Volume 11, Number 1 (1990).

Estudios Chicanos & The Politics of Community. Selected Conference Proceedings. Editor (with Cordelia Candelaria), Colorado

Springs: National Association for Chicano Studies, (1989).

 

Law Review Articles:

 

“Are Your Papers in Order? Racial Profiling, Vigilantes and ‘America’s Toughest Sheriff’,” Harvard Latino Law Review, 14: 337-357 (2011).

[Reprinted in Immigration and Nationality Law Review of the University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio.]

“Keeping Citizenship Rights White: Arizona’s Racial Profiling Practices in Immigration Law Enforcement,” Law Journal for

Social Justice, 1 (1): 97-113 (2011).

“’Go After the Women’: Mothers Against Illegal Aliens (MAIA) Campaign Against Mexican Immigrant Women and their

Children,” Symposium Latinos and Latinas at the Epicenter of Contemporary Legal Discourses, Indiana Law Journal, 83 (4): 1355-1389 (2008).

[Reprinted in Jane Campbell Moriarty’s edited Women and the Law, pp. 349-386, Danvers, MA: Thompson Reuters/West (2009)]

“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 26: 87-110 (2007).

“Revisiting Outcrits with a Sociological Imagination,” Villanova Law Review 50 (3): 925-938 (2005).

“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,” with Marwah Serag, Cleveland State Law Review, 52 (1&2):75-96 (2005).

“Nanny Diaries and Other Stories: Imagining Women’s Labor in the Social Reproduction of American Families,” DePaul

Law Review 52 (3): 809-847 (2003).

[Reprinted in Emma Coleman Jordan and Angela P. Harris’s edited Economic Justice: Race, Gender, Identity and Economics, Danvers, MA: Foundation Press (2011).]

[Abridged Reprint Special Issue on "Social Inequality and Domestic Service"‑ Revista de Estudios Sociales, 45: 186-197 (2013)]

“State Violence, and the Social and Legal Construction of Latino Criminality: From El Bandido to Gang Member,” Denver

University Law Review 78 (2): 1089-1127 (2001).

[Reprinted in Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic’s edited The Latino/a Condition, 2nd Edition, pp. 194-6, New York: New York University Press (2011).]

 

“Unraveling Privilege: Workers' Children and the Hidden Costs of Paid Child Care,” Symposium on The Structures of

Care Work Chicago-Kent Law Review 76 (3): 101-121 (2001).

[Reprinted Abridged Version Reprinted in Mary K. Zimmerman, Jacquelyn S. Litt, and Christine E. Bose (eds.) Global Dimensions of Gender and Carework, Stanford University Press (2006), pp. 240-253.]

[Abridged Reprint in Mary Romero, Valerie Preston and Wenona Giles’s When Care Work Goes Global, Locating the Social Relations of Domestic Work, Surrey, England: Ashgate (2014), pp. 117-128.

“Afterword, Historicizing and Symbolizing a Racial Ethnic Identity: Lessons for Coalition Building with a Social Justice

Agenda,” UC Davis Law Review, 33 (4): 1599-1625 (2000).

"Bursting the Foundational Myths of Reproductive Labor Under Capitalism," Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law 8 (1):

177-195 (2000).

“Immigration, The Servant Problem, and the Legacy of the Domestic Labor Debate: ‘Where Can You Get Good Help

These Days?’” University of Miami Law Review 53 (4): 1045-1064 (1999).

 

Journal Articles (Refereed):

 

“Sociology Engaged in Social Justice,” Presidential Address. American Sociological Review (forthcoming 2020). DOI:

10.1177/0003122419893677

“Reflections on Globalized Care Chains and Migrant Women Workers,” Critical Sociology, 44 (7-8): 1179-89 (2018).

“Reflections on ‘The Department Is Very Male, Very White, Very Old, and Very Conservation’: The Functioning of the

Hidden Curriculum in Graduate Sociology Departments,” Social Problems, 64(2): 212-218 (May 2017).

“Introduction to the Special Issue: Intersectionality and Entrepreneurship,” with Zulema Valdez, Ethnic and Racial Studies

1-13 (2016).

“Conceptualizing the Foundation of Inequalities in Care Work,” with Nancy Pérez, American Behavioral Scientist 1-17 (2015).

“Constructing Mexican Immigrant Women as A Threat to US Family,” International Journal of Sociology of the Family, 37(1):

49-68. (2011).

“Critical Race Theory in the US Sociology of Immigration,” with Gabriella Sanchez, Sociology Compass, 4(9): 770-788 (2010).

“Ethno-Racial Profiling and State Violence in a Southwest Barrio,” with Pat Rubio Goldsmith, Raquel Rubio Goldsmith,

Manuel Escobedo, and Laura Khoury, Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 34 (1): 93-123 (2009).

[Awarded the best paper of 2009 by the Latino Studies Section of the Latin American Studies]

“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, 34 (2): 131-152 (2008).

“Crossing the Immigration and Race Border: A Critical Race Theory Approach to Immigration Studies,” Contemporary

Justice Review 11 (1) pp. 23-37 (2008).

[Reprinted in Joseph Parker, Ranu Samantrai and Mary Romero (eds.) Interdisciplinary and Social Justice: Revisioning Academic Accountability, Albany, NY: SUNY Press (2009).]

"Racial Profiling and Immigration Law Enforcement: Rounding Up of Usual Suspects in the Latino Community," Critical

Sociology, 32 (2-3): 449-475 (2006).

[Reprinted in Susan J. Ferguson’s Race, Gender, Sexuality and Social Class: Dimensions of Inequality (Sage Publication, 2013)]

“Review Essay: Brown is Beautiful,” Law & Society Review, 39 (1): 211-234 (2005).

“Disciplining the Feminist Bodies of Knowledge: Are We Creating or Reproducing Academic Structure?” NWSA Journal

12 (2): 148-162 (Summer 2000).

"Marking Time and Progress," Millennial Special Issue, Signs, Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 25 (4): 1013-16 (2000).

[Reprinted in Carolyn Allen and Judith A. Howard (ed.) Feminisms at a Millennium, University of Chicago Press pp. 24-27, (2000).]

“Integrating Sociology: Observations on Race and Gender Relations in Sociology Graduate Programs,” with Eric Margolis,

Race and Society, 2 (1): 1-24 (1999).

“’The Department is Very Male, Very White, Very Old, and Very Conservative’: The Functioning of the Hidden

Curriculum in Graduate Sociology Departments,” with Eric Margolis, Harvard Educational Review, 68 (1): 1-21

(1998).

[Reprinted in Stephen Ball (ed.) Sociology of Education, Major Themes, London and New York: Routledge, pp. 1276-1311 (2000)]

[Reprinted in Jose A. Segarra and Ricardo Robles (eds.) Learning as a Political Act: Struggles for Learning and Learning from Struggles.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard Educational Review, pp. 259-288 (1999).]

“Class-Based, Gendered and Racialized Institution of Higher Education: Everyday Life of Academia from the View of

Chicana Faculty,” Race Gender & Class: Latina/o American Voices, 4 (2): 151-173 (1997).

 

"Cuentos from a Maid's Daughter: Stories of Socialization and Cultural Resistance," Latino Studies Journal, 4 (3): 7-18 (1993).

"Not Just Like One of the Family: Chicana Domestics Establishing Professional Relationships with Employers," Feminist

Issues, 10 (2):  33-41 (1990).

"Chicanas Modernize Domestic Service," Qualitative Sociology, 11 (4): 319-334 (1988).

[Reprinted in Nancy Cott's History of Women in America: Domestic Ideology and Domestic Work, Volume 4, Westport, CT: Meckler Ltd. (1992)]

[Reprinted in Dana Dunn’s Workplace/Women’s Place, Los Angeles, CA: Roxbury Publishing Company, pp. 358-368 (1997)]

[Reprinted in Paul Dubeck and Dana Dunn’s Workplace/Women’s Place: An Anthology. Los Angeles, CA: Roxbury Publishing Company, pp. 345-354 (second edition, 2002).]

[Reprinted in Paul Dubeck and Dana Dunn’s Workplace/Women’s Place: An Anthology. Los Angeles, CA: Roxbury Publishing Company, pp. (Third edition, 2006)]

 

"Chicano Discourse About Language Use," Language Problems Language Planning, 12 (2): 110-129 (1988).

"Sisterhood and Domestic Service: Race, Class and Gender in the Mistress-Maid Relationship," Humanity and Society 12 (4):

318-346 (1988).

"Comparison Between Strategies Used on Prisoners of War and Battered Wives," Sex Roles, 13 (9 and 10): 537-547 (1985).

"The Greater Evil: The Role of Radical Unions in the End of Industrial Feudalism," with Eric Margolis, Research in Social

Policy: Critical Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, Volume 1, pp. 109-144 (1987).

"El Paso Salt War: Mob Action or Political Struggle," Aztlan International Journal of Chicano Studies Research, 16 (1 and 2):

119-143 (1985).

[Reprinted in Dennis Bixler-Marquez, Carlos F. Oretga, Rosalina Solorzano Torres, and Lorenzo LaFarelle (eds.) Chicano Studies, Survey and Analysis, Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company pp. 21-27 (1997). 3rd edition (2007)]

“Domestic Work in Transition from Rural to Urban Life: A Case of La Chicana," Women's Studies, 13 (3): 199-220 (1987).

"Tending the Beets: Campesinas and the Great Western Sugar Company," with Eric Margolis, Revista Mujeres, 2 (2): 17-27

(1985)

 

Non-referred Articles

 

“Intersectionality as a Useful Tool for Capturing Social Inequalities: An Interview with Professor Mary Romero by Alena

Kŕĭžková,” Gender and Research, Intersectional Approach in Social Inequalities Research 19(2): 182-188.

“Policing Brown Bodies: Sheriff Arpaio’s Reign and Immigration Law Enforcement,” The Sociologist (May 2018): 3-11.

“Trump’s Immigration Attacks, in Brief,” Contexts, Winter (2018): 34-41.

“The Real Help,” Contexts, Spring (11): 54-56. Podcast http://ctx.sagepub.com/content/11/2/54/suppl/DC1

“Exclusion and Citizenship: the anti-immigrant backlash,” Special Issue on Deep Integration: North America Post-Bush,”

                Canada Watch p. 44-45 (April 2008)

                http://www.robarts.yorku.ca/projects/canada-watch/post_bush/post_bush_TOC

“Talking Our Way Out of a Racist Society,” Contemporary Sociology, 35 (1):608-611 (2005).

“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 42 (4): 747-755 (2004).

“A Women’s Place,” ColorLines, Spring (2002) Volume 5, Issue 1, pp.  33-35.

“Take Our Daughters Where . . .?” Comment in Special Labor Issue: Women and Work. Dollars and Sense Sept/Oct, No.

                231, p. 10, (2000).

"Please Don't Call Me for the Quincentennial," CSWS Review, Center for the Study of Women in Society, University of

                Oregon, pp. 6-9 (1992).

 

Books Chapters

“Critical Race Theory: Historical Roots, Contemporary Use, and Its Contributions to Understanding Latinx Immigrant

                Families,” with San Juanita Garcia and Ellen Reese. In Sourcebook on Family Theories and Methodologies,

                April Few-Demo (ed.) (forthcoming)

“Critical Race Theory,” with Jeremiah Chin, In The Cambridge Handbook of Sociology Volume 2, Kathleen Odell

                Korgen (ed.), pp. 30-38. New York: Cambridge University Press (2017).

“Foreword,” In Living Together, Living Apart: Mixed-Status Families and US Immigration Policy, April Schueths

                and Jodie Lawston (eds.) Pp. xi- xviii, University of Washington Press (2015).

 

“Carework in a Globalizing World,” with Valerie Preston and Wenona Giles, In When Care Work Goes Global:

                Locating the Social Relations of Domestic Work, Co-edited with Valerie Preston and Wenona Giles,

                London: Ashgate Publishing (2014).

“A Sociology of Inclusion and Exclusion through the Lens of the Maid’s Daughter,” In Open to Disruption: Practicing

                Slow Sociology. Rosanna Hertz and Margaret Nelson (eds.), pp. 141-151, Vanderbilt University Press (2014).

“Foreword,” In Careworkers, Working Mothers, and Activists: New Research About Immigrant Women in the

Neoliberal Age. Anna Romina Guevarra, Nilda Flores-Gonzalez, Grace Chang and Maura Toro-Morn (eds.) Pp. 1-16, Illinois University Press (2013).

“Race, Class and Gender and Human Rights,” in The Handbook of Sociology and Human Rights, David L. Brunsma,

                Keri Iyall Smith and Brian K. Gran (eds.), pp. 79-88. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers (2013).

[Reprinted in David. L. Brunsma, Keri E. Iyall Smith, and Brian K. Gran’s (eds.) Expanding the Human in Rights, toward a Sociology of Human Rights, Paradigm Publishers (2015) pp. 74-83.]

“Critical Issues Facing Hispanic Defendants: From Detection to Arrest,” (with Gabriella Sanchez) In Latinos and

Latinas (Hispanics) in the US Criminal Justice System, Martin Guevara Urbino (Ed.) Pp. 63-79. Springfield, IL:  Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd. (2012).

“Not a Citizen, Only a Suspect: Racialized Immigration Law Enforcement Practices,” The State of White Supremacy:

                Race, Coercion, and the U.S. Empire‑State, Moon-Kie Jung, Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, João Costa Vargas (Eds.)

                pp. 189-210, Stanford University Press (2011).

“’Aliens”, ‘Illegals’ and Other Types of ‘Mexicanness’: Examination of Racial Profiling in Border Policing,” (with Pat

                António Goldsmith), In Globalization and America: Race, Human Rights, and Inequality. Angela Hattery,

                David Embrick and Earl Smith (Eds.) pp. 127- 142, Rowman & Littlefield (2008).

“Conceptualizing the Latina Experience in Care Work,” In Blackwell Companion to Latino Studies, Juan Flores and

                Renato Rosaldo (Eds.) pp. 264-275, Malden, Mass.: Blackwell (2007).

“Introduction,” (with Michelle Habell-Pallán) In Latina/o Popular Culture. Michelle Habell-Pallán and Mary Romero

                (Eds.) pp. 1-24, New York: NYU Press (2002).

“Foreward,” In Feminisms and Antiracisms: International Struggles for Justice. France Winddance Twine and

                Kathleen M. Blee (Eds.) pp. xi-xv, NYU Press (2001).

“’In the Image and Likeness. . .’ How Mentoring Functions in the Hidden Curriculum,” (with Eric Margolis) In Hidden

                Curricula in Higher Education. Eric Margolis (Ed.) pp. 79-96. New York: Routledge (2001).

[Reprinted in translated in Chinese, Taiwan (2004); Reprinted and translated by Xue Xiaohua, Huadong Normal University Press, (2006).]

“Passing Between the Worlds of Maid and Mistress: The Life of a Mexican Maid’s Daughter," In Work and Family:

                Today’s Realities, Tomorrow’s Visions. Nancy Marshall and Rosanna Hertz’s (Eds.) pp. 323-339. Berkeley:

                University of California Press.  (2001).

“Learning to Think and Teach about Race and Gender Despite Graduate School: Obstacles Women of Color Graduate

                Students Face in Sociology,” In Is Academic Feminism Dead? Theory in Practice. The Social Justice Group

                at the Center for Advanced Feminist Studies, University of Minnesota (Eds.) pp. 283-310. New York: NYU

                Press. (2000).

 

“Dissed in the Department: Women of Color Graduate Students Talk About Integrating Sociology,” (with Eric Margolis)

                In Self‑Analytical Sociology: Essays and Explorations in the Reflective Mode, Larry Reynolds (Ed.) pp.

                568-618. Rockport Institute Press (2000).

“One of the Family or Just the Mexican Maid’s Daughter? Belonging, Identity and Social Mobility,” In Women’s Untold

                Stories: Breaking Silence, Talking Back, Voicing Complexity. Mary Romero and Abigail Steward’s (Eds.)

                pp.142-158.  NY: Routledge (1999).

[Reprinted in David M. Newman and Jodi A. O’Brien (Eds.) Sociology, Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life Readings, Seventh Edition, Pine Forge Press (2008).]

“Beyond These Walls: Teaching Within and Outside the Expanded Classroom & Boundaries in the 21st Century,” with

                Elizabeth Grauerholz and Brett McKenzie. In Handbook of Teaching in the Social Sciences. Ron Aminzade

                and Bernice Pescosolido (Eds.) pp. 582-597. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage (1999).

“Foreword,” In Everyday Inequalities, Critical Inquires. Jodi O’Brien and Judith A. Howard (Eds.) pp. xi-xv,

                Blackwell (1998).

“Epilogue,” In Women and Work: Exploring Race, Ethnicity and Class. Elizabeth Higginbotham and Mary Romero

                (Eds.) pp. 235-248, Sage Publications (1997)

"Who Takes Care of the Maid's Children? Exploring the Costs of Domestic Service," In Feminism and Families. Hilde

                L. Nelson (Ed.) pp. 151-169, Routledge (1997).

"Life as the Maid's Daughter: An Exploration of the Everyday Boundaries of Race, Class and Gender," In Feminisms in

                the Academy. Abigail J. Stewart and Domna Stanton (Eds.) pp. 157-179. University of Michigan Press (1995).

[Reprinted in Challenging Fronteras: Structuring Latina and Latino Lives in the U.S. Mary Romero, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo and Vilma Ortiz (Eds.) Routledge, pp. 195-209 (1997).]

[Reprinted in Sociology, Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life Readings, Seventh Edition by David Newman and Jodi’Brien. Pine Forge Press (2010).]

"Today's Latino University Students: Identity, Dreams, and Struggles," (with Donna Wong). The Hispanic People of

                Oregon. pp. 89-94, Council for the Humanities (1995).

"Crossing Cultural Borders: Life as the Mexican Maid's Daughter," Confrontations et metissages. Elyette

                Benjamin-Labarthe, Yves-Charles Grandjeat, and Christian Lerat (Eds.) pp. 105-120. Universite Michel de

                Montaigne-Bordeaux III (1995).

"'I'm Not Your Maid! I am the Housekeeper! The Restructuring of Housework and Work Relationships in Domestic

                Service," In Experiences of Gender: Color, Class and Country. Gay Young and Bette Dickerson (Eds.) pp.

                73-83.  Zed Books (1994).

"'Is That Sociology?' The Accounts of Women of Color Graduate Students," (with Debbie Storrs). In Women's

                Leadership in Education: An Agenda for a New Century. Diane M. Dunlap and Patricia Schmuck (Eds.) pp.

                72-86.  Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press. (1994).

"Chicanas and the Changing Work Experience in Domestic Service," Maid in the Market: An International

                Perspective. Sedef Arat-Koc and Wenona Giles (Eds.) pp. 40-55. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Fernwood Press (1994).

"Transcending and Reproducing Race, Class and Gender Hierarchies in the Everyday Interactions Between Chicana

                Private Household Workers and Employers," In Ethnic Women: A Multiple Status Reality. Visilike Demos

                and Marcia Texler Segal (Eds.) pp. 135-144.  General Hall Inc. (1994).

 

"Coping with Exploitation of Domestic Workers," In Sociology. Beth B. Hess, Elizabeth W. Markson and Peter Stein

                (Eds.) pp. 322-23.  New York: MacMillan Publishing Company (1991).

"Day Work in the Suburbs: The Work Experience of Chicana Private Housekeepers," In Worth of Women's Work:  A

                Qualitative Synthesis. Anne Statham, Eleanor Miller and Hans Mauksch (Eds.). pp. 77-91. Albany, N.Y.: State

                University of New York Press (1988). 

[Reprinted Abridged Version Reprinted in John J. Macionis and Nijole V. Benokraitis' Seeing Ourselves Classic, Contemporary, and Cross-Cultural Readings in Sociology 2nd Edition, pp. 174-180. Englewood, NJ: Prentice Hall (1989).]

"The Use of Women's Culture in AIDS Outreach," In Wings of Gauze: Women of Color and the Experience of

                Health and Illness. Susan E. Cayleff and Barbara Bair (Eds.) Wayne State University Press, pp. 353-363 (1993).

"Twice Protected? Assessing the Impact of Affirmative Action on Mexican American Women," In Ethnicity and

                Women.  Winston A. Van Horne (Ed.), pp. 135-156.  Madison: University of Wisconsin System (1986).

[Reprinted in The Journal of Hispanic Policy Volume 3, pp. 83-101 (1988-89).]

"The Death of Smeltertown: A Case Study of Lead Poisoning in a Chicano Community," In The Chicano Struggles

                Analyzes of Past and Present Efforts.  John Garcia, Juan Garcia and Teresa Cordova (Eds.) pp. 26-41.

                Binghamton, New York: Bilingual Press (1984).

[Reprinted in Dennis Bixler-Marquez, Carlos F. Ortega, Rosalina Solorzano Torres, and Lorenzo LaFarelle (Eds.) Chicano Studies, Survey and Analysis.  Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company pp. 115-22 (1997).]

"Institutionalization of Folk Medicine: A Study on the Procedure to Incorporate Curanderismo," In Third World

                Medicine and Social Change: A Reader in Medical Sociology, John Morgan (Ed.) pp. 189-202.  Lanham,

                Maryland: University Press of American (1983).

 

Blogs, Podcasts, Book & Film Reviews:

 

“The Ghosts of Bisbee,” with Eric Margolis (2019) Working-Class Perspectives, Commentary on Working-Class Culture, Education and Politics. https://workingclassstudies.wordpress.com/

“Making America White Again: Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio, (2018) Working-Class Perspectives, Commentary on

                Working-Class Culture, Education and Politics.

“Mary Romero interviews Professor Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith,” (2017). Societies Without Borders Podcasts. 5. http://scholarlycommons.law.case.edu/swb_podcasts/5

Helma Lutz’s “The New Maids, Transnational Women and the Care Economy,” Ethnic and Racial Studies, 35 (11): 2028-29.

Nancy Foner (Ed.) “Across Generations: Immigrant Families in America,” Journal of American Ethnic History, 31(4): 131-35 (2012).

“Breaking the Myths of Mexican Immigration,” David Spener’s Clandestine Crossings: Migrants and Coyotes on the Texas‑Mexican Border, New Labor Forum, 20 (1): 102-105 (2011).

Raka Ray and Seemin Qayum’s “Cultures of Servitude: Modernity, Domesticity, and Class in India,” American Ethnologist, 38 (1) (2011).

Jennifer Natalie Fish’s “Domestic Democracy: At Home in South Africa,” Gender & Society Volume 21, Issue 5, pp. 786-8 (2007).

Rhacel Salazar Parreñas’s “Children of Global Migration: Transnational Families and Gendered Woes,”              Contemporary Sociology, A Journal of Reviews, Volume 45, No. 5, pp. 480-482 (2005).

Carlos G. Vélez-Ibáñez and Ana Sampaio with Manolo González-Estay edited “Transnational Latina/o Communities: Politics, Processes, and Cultures,” Ethnic and Racial Studies, Volume 27, Number 6, pp. 1015-16 (2004).

Julie Bettie’s “Women Without Class,” Working Class Notes, The Center for Working Class Studies at Youngstown University, Volume 7, Issue, 1, p. 6 (2003).

Oscar J. Martínez’s “Mexican-Origin People in the United States, A Topical History,” Ethnic and Racial Studies, July Volume

                26, No.4, pp. 757-8 (2003).

Bridget Anderson’s “Doing the Dirty Work? The Global Politics of Domestic Labour,” Work and Occupations Volume 28, Number 2, pp. 264-266 (2001).

 

Michael Gorkin, Marta Pienda, and Gloria Leal’s “From Grandmother to Granddaughter, Salvadoran Women’s Stories,” Iris: A Journal About Women Spring, Number 43, pp. 60-1 (2001).

Paula J. Dubeck and Kathryn Borman (Eds.) “Women and Work.” Sociological Inquiry, Volume 70, Number 3, pp. 384-386 (2000).

Suzanne de Castell and Mary Bryson (Eds.) “Radical In<Ter>Ventions: Identity, Politics, and Difference/s in Educational Praxis,” Contemporary Sociology, A Journal of Reviews, Volume 28, Number 1, pp. 126‑27 (1999).

Abigail B. Bakan and Daiva Stasiulis (Eds.) "Not One of the Family, Foreign Domestic Workers in Canada,"     Contemporary Sociology, A Journal of Reviews, Volume 28, Number 1, pp. 43-44 (1999).

Juanita Diaz-Cotto’s “Gender, Ethnicity, and the State: Latina and Latino Prison Politics,” Contemporary Sociology, A Journal of Reviews, Volume 26, Number 4, pp. 498-500 (1997).

Tania Das Gupta’s “Racism and Paid Work,” Toronto, Ontario: Garamond Press. Labour/Le Travail Journal of Labour Studies 39, pp. 349-351 (Spring/Printemps 1997).

Terry A. Repack’s “Waiting on Washington, Central American Workers in the Nation’s Capital,” Temple University Press.  Journal of Ethnic History, Volume 17, Number 3, pp. 106-7 (1998).

Margaret Anderson and Patricia Hill Collins (Eds.) "Race, Class, and Gender: An Anthology" (2nd ed.) Belmont: Wadsworth Publishing Company, Teaching Sociology, Volume 24, Number 2, April, pp. 240-242 (1996).

Louise Lamphere, Patricia Zavella, and Felipe Gonzales, with Peter B. Evans's "Sunbelt Working Mothers: Reconciling Family and Factory," Cornell University Press. Work and Occupations: An International Sociological Journal, Volume 22, Number 2/May, pp. 232-234 (1995).

Clara Rodriguez's "Puerto Ricans: Born in the U.S.A." Unwin Hyman Press. Ethnic and Racial Studies, Volume 15, Number 2, pp. 315-6 (1992).

Erasmo Gamboa's "Mexican Labor and World War II: Braceros in the Pacific Northwest, 1942-1947," Oregon Historical Quarterly, Volume 92, No. 3, pp. 317-319 (Fall, 1991).

Phyllis Palmer's "Domesticity and Dirt: Housewives and Domestic Servants in the United States, 1920-1945," Temple University press. NWSA Journal, Volume 3, Number 1, pp. 126-128 (1991).

Teresa McKenna and Flora Ida Ortiz's "The Broken Web, The Educational Experience of Hispanic American Women," Tomas Rivera Center and Floricanto Press. Frontiers, Volume 11, Number 1, pp. 86-88 (1990).                                                       

Patricia Zavella's "Women's Work and Chicano Families Cannery Workers of the Santa Clara Valley," Cornell University Press.  Center for Research on Women Newsletter, Memphis State University, Volume 6, Number 3, pp. 6 and 8 (Summer, 1988).

Lourdes Beneria and Martha Roldan's "The Crossroads of Class and Gender Industrial Homework Subcontracting, and Household Dynamics in Mexico City," University of Chicago Press. Gender and Society, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp. 134-136 (1989).

Through Young People's Eyes. Director/Producers: Marci Reaven and Bienvenida Matias. Distributed by The Cinema Guild. Choice (1984).

Ira Shor's "Critical Teaching and Everyday Life," South End Press. La Red/The Net, Number 69, pp. 3-5 (1983).

 

Teaching Resources:

 

“Narrating Life as the Maid’s Daughter,” In Maggi Savin-Baden and Claire Howell Major’s Qualitative Research, The Essential Guide to Theory and Practice. New York: Routledge (2013). p. 48.

“Responding to Social Issues: Immigrant Domestic Workers in the United States,” In Kathleen Korgen and Gennifer Furst’s Social Problems, Causes & Responses. San Diego: Bridgeport, Inc. 2012. pp. 109-110.

Editor. Syllabi and Instructional Materials for Chicano and Latino Studies in Sociology. Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association Teaching Resource Center (1998). 183 pp.

Course Syllabi: “Gender Issues and Gender Relations,” “Contemporary Social Issues in the Chicano Community,” In Syllabi and Instructional Materials for Chicano and Latino Studies in Sociology. Mary Romero (ed.) Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association Teaching Resource Center (1998).

Curse Syllabi: “Race Relations,” “Topics in Sociology,” In Teaching Race and Ethnic Relations: Syllabi and Instructional Materials. Donald Cunnigen, et al. Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association Teaching Resource Center (1997).

 

Editor. Syllabi and Instructional Materials for Chicano and Latino Studies in Sociology. Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association Teaching Resource Center (1994). 

Editor with John Zipp, Peter Meiksins, Melvin Oliver, Steven Vallas and Idee Winfield.  Integrating Issues of Cultural Diversity into Courses in Work and Occupations. Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association Teaching Resource Center (1993). 102 pp.

Editor. Syllabi and Instructional Materials for Latino Studies in Sociology. Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association Teaching Resource Center (1990). 300 pp.

Editor. Syllabi and Instructional Materials for Chicano Studies Courses in Sociology. Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association Teaching Resource Center (1985). 172 pp. 

Course Syllabus: "Chicanas and Mexicanas in the United States," In Ethnic Studies. Gary Y. Okihiro (ed.) Wiener Collection, pp. 25-29.

Course Syllabus: "The Chicano Family," In Undergraduate and Graduate Curriculum Resources in Chicano Studies. Gary D. Keller, Rafael J. Magallan & Alma M. Garcia (ed.) (Tempe, Arizona:  Bilingual Review Press, 1989) pp. 253-263.

 

Encyclopedia and Handbook Contributions:

 

Contributor to The Latino Encyclopedia. Entry on Private Household Workers. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press (1996).

Contributor to The Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History. Wilma Mankiller, Gwendolyn Mink, Marysa Navarro, Barbara Smith, and Gloria Steinem (eds.) Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company (1998).

Contributor to Women's History in the United States: A Handbook. Angie Howard Zophy (Ed.) NY: Garland Publishing Inc. (1989).

Summer 2020
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 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 432Racial Justice
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 590Reading and Conference
JUS 592Research
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 790Reading and Conference
JUS 792Research
JUS 799Dissertation
Fall 2019
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 620Justice Research Methodology
JUS 790Reading and Conference
JUS 792Research
JUS 799Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 592Research
JUS 593Applied Project
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 792Research
JUS 799Dissertation
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
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 2018
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 620Justice Research Methodology
JUS 790Reading and Conference
JUS 792Research
JUS 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
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 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
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 2017
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 790Reading and Conference
JUS 792Research
JUS 799Dissertation
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
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)