Department of Psychology and Sociology

Faculty & Staff

Liliana Rodriguez


Assistant Professor of Sociology

Liliana V Rodriguez

Assistant Professor, Ph.D.

University of California, Santa Barbara 2019

Experience:

Dr. Rodriguez earned her undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and her doctoral degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research centers the lives of immigrant youth during contested political times. She focuses on adolescent arrivals who migrated to the United States months prior to the presidential election of 2016.

Research Interests:

Immigration

Unauthorized migration

Race/ethnic and intra-ethnic relations

 Immigrant integration

 Latino/a studies

Ethnographic research methods

 

Courses taught at TAMUK:

Principles of Sociology

Pluralistic Society

Social Theory

Latino/a Immigration

Research Methods

Social Stratification

 

Other information:

Dr. Rodriguez is a native of South Texas.  Her teaching pedagogy includes centering the lived experiences of students and creating classrooms that serve as safe spaces for all students to feel welcomed, accepted, and valued.

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” –BB King

 

Contact Information

Department of Psychology and Sociology

Manning 217

MSC 177 Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Kingsville, TX 78363-4828

Voice: 361-593-4576

Email: Liliana.rodriguez@tamuk.edu

Liliana Rodriguez