Beatriz Aldana Marquez

Assistant Professor, (Ph.D., Texas A&M University)


Area of Interests:

Immigration and Deportation, Critical Race Theory, Latina/o/e Sociology

Biographical Note:

Dr. Beatriz Aldana Marquez is a Mexican Sociologist interested in social justice and research-informed policy changes. She is a first-generation scholar looking to help the next generation of minority students.

Current Research/Selected Publications:


Marquez, Beatriz Aldana. 2019. From the Peaceable to the Barbaric: Thorstein Veblen and the Charro Cowboy. New York, New York: Routledge.

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles:

Marquez-Velarde, Guadalupe, Gabe H. Miller, Beatriz Aldana Marquez, Jesse E. Shirchliff, and Mario Suárez. 2023. “Transgender in Detention: Victimization Experiences in Immigration Facilities.” Transgender Health

Marquez, Beatriz Aldana, Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde, John Eason, and Linda Aldana. 2021. “Suicide Prevention and Intervention: Forging Potentially Deadly Environments for Immigrants.” Social Science and Medicine 283: 114-117.

Marquez, Beatriz Aldana, Apryl Williams, Nancy Plankey-Videla, and Selene Diaz. 2021. “Discourse of Deservingness: Racialized Framing During Rumored ICE Raids.” Ethnicities.

Marquez, Beatriz Aldana. 2018. “Shift in Social Character: Charro Cultural Representations in Mexican Popular Culture.” Studies in Latin American Popular Culture 36: 30-46.

Marquez, Beatriz Aldana, and Wendy Leo Moore. 2017. “Including exclusion: the enduring problematic gap between the race and ethnicity paradigms.” Ethnic and Racial Studies: 1-7.

Marquez, Beatriz Aldana. 2017. “The Effects of Hacienda Culture on the Gendered Division of Labor within the Charro Community.” Gender Issues 34: 3-22.

Williams, Apryl and Beatriz Aldana Marquez. 2015. “The Lonely Selfie King: The Lonely Selfie King: Selfies and the Conspicuous Prosumption of Gender and Race.” The International Journal of Communication 9: 1775-1785.



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