Peer-Reviewed Articles (*undergraduate or graduate student):

Vaquera, Elizabeth and Elizabeth Aranda. (2017). “Moving Up and Down the Ladder: Perceived Social Mobility and Emotional Dispositions among South Florida’s Immigrants.Sociological Forum,32 (4): 793-815.

Vaquera, Elizabeth, Elizabeth Aranda and Isabel Sousa-Rodriguez. (2017). “Emotional Challenges of Undocumented Young Adults: Ontological Security, Emotional Capital, and Well-Being.” Social Problems, 64 (2): 298-314.

Aranda, Elizabeth and Fernando Rivera. (2016). "Puerto Rican Families in Central Florida: Prejudice and Discrimination and their Implications for Successful Integration." Women, Gender, and Families of Color 

Aranda, Elizabeth, Elizabeth Vaquera, and Isabel Sousa-Rodriguez*. (2015). “Personal and Cultural Trauma and the Ambivalent National Identities of Undocumented Young Adults in the U.S.” Journal of Intercultural Studies, DOI:10.1080/07256868.2015.1072906

 Aranda, Elizabeth and Elizabeth Vaquera. (2015). “Racism, the Immigration Enforcement Regime, and the Implications for Racial Inequality in the Lives of Undocumented Young Adults.” Sociology of Race and Ethnicity. Vol. 1 (1): 88-104.

Flores-González, Nilda, Elizabeth Aranda, and Elizabeth Vaquera. (2014). “‘Doing Race:’ Latino Youths’ Racial Identification and the Politics of Racial Exclusion.” American Behavioral Scientist, 58 (14): 1834-1851.

Vaquera, Elizabeth and Elizabeth Aranda. (2011). “The Multiple Dimensions of Transnationalism: Examining their Relevance to Subjective Well-being.” Journal of Social Research & Policy, 2 (2): 47-72.

Aranda, Elizabeth and Elizabeth Vaquera. (2011). “Unwelcomed Immigrants: Experiences with Immigration Officials and Attachment to the U.S.” Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 27: 299-321.

Eitle, Tamela McNulty, Ana-María González Wahl and Elizabeth Aranda. (2009). “Acculturation and Alcohol Use among Latina/o Adolescents.”  Social Science Research, 38: 732-742.

Aranda, Elizabeth. (2008). “Class Origins, Modes of Incorporation, and Pathways into the Puerto Rican Transnational Middle Class.” American Behavioral Scientist, November, 52 (3): 426-456.

Aranda, Elizabeth. (2007). “Struggles of Incorporation among the Puerto Rican Middle Class.” The Sociological Quarterly, 48 (2): 199-228.

Aranda, Elizabeth and Guillermo Rebollo-Gil*. (2004). Ethnoracism and the “Sandwiched” Minorities.” American Behavioral Scientist, March, 47 (7): 910-927.

Aranda, Elizabeth. (2003). “Global Care Work and Gendered Constraints: The Case of Puerto Rican Transmigrants.” Gender & Society, 17 (4): 609-626.


Book Chapters:

Martinez, Girsea*, and Elizabeth Aranda. (forthcoming, 2018). “Racialization and Strategies of Resistance among Undocumented Latino Young Adults in the United States.” In Latinos in the New America: Racialization and Resistance. (ed.) Jose Cobas and Joe Feagin. NY: Routledge.

Aranda, Elizabeth, Elizabeth Vaquera, and Isabel Sousa-Rodriguez*. (2016). “Personal and Cultural Trauma and the Ambivalent National Identities of Undocumented Young Adults in the U.S.” in Kivisto, Peter (ed.) National Identity in an Age of Migration: The US ExperienceNew York, NY: Routledge.[Reprinted]

Aranda, Elizabeth. (2009). “Puerto Rican Migration and Settlement in South Florida: Ethnic Identities and Transnational Spaces.” Pp. 111-130, In Ana Margarita Cervantes-Rodríguez, Ramón Grosfoguel and Eric Mielants (Co-Eds.), Caribbean Migration to Western Europe and the United States: Essays on Incorporation, Identity, and CitizenshipPhiladelphia: Temple University Press.

Aranda, Elizabeth, Rosa Chang* and Elena Sabogal. (2009). “Racializing Miami: Immigrant Latinos and Colorblind Racism in the Global City.” Pp. 149-165 in José A. Cobas, Jorge Duany, and Joe Feagin (Co-Eds.) How the United States Racializes Latinos: White Hegemony and its Consequences. Boulder CO: Paradigm Publishers.


Edited Collections:

Co-editor of special issue with C. Menjívar and K. Donato. (2014). “Spillover Effects of Immigration Enforcement in Local Contexts.” American Behavioral Scientist. Vol. 58 (13).

- Co-author of the introductory article: Aranda, Elizabeth, Cecilia Menjívar, and Katharine Donato. (2014). “The Spillover Consequences of an Enforcement-First U.S. Immigration Regime.” American Behavioral Scientist. Vol. 58 (13): 1687-1695.

Co-editor of special issue with E. Vaquera and R. Gonzales (2014). “Latino/a Incorporation Across Social Institutions.” American Behavioral Scientist, 58 (14).

- Co-author of the introductory article: Vaquera, Elizabeth, Elizabeth Aranda, and Roberto Gonzales. (2014). “Patterns of Incorporation of Latinos in Old and New Destinations: From Invisible to Hypervisible .” American Behavioral Scientist. Vol. 58 (14): 1823-1833.

 Other Articles:

Rivera, Fernando and Elizabeth Aranda. (2017). “When the U.S. Sneezes Puerto Rico Already has a Cold.” Contexts, October 5.

Aranda, Elizabeth. (2017). “Response to Valdez and Golash-Boza.” Ethnic and Racial Studies, 40 (13): 2232-2239.