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Heidy Sarabia

Heidy Sarabia


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Skills & Interests

  • Social Sciences / Sociology / Global (Advanced)
    International migration, immigration laws and policies in the U.S., regime of illegality, Latinxs in the U.S., race/ethnicity, globalization, stratification, U.S.-Mexico border, social movements, Latinxs in higher education, and methods.


  • Pacific Sociological Association
    Member 03/2016 – Current
  • American Sociological Association
    Member 03/2010 – Current

Education History

  • PhD Sociology (05/2014)
    UC Berkeley
  • M.A. Sociology (03/2008)
    UC Berkeley
  • B.A. Sociology and Chicana/o Studies (03/2004)
    UC Los Angeles


  • Sarabia, Heidy. (2018). Citizenship in the Global South: Policing Irregular Migrants and Eroding Citizenship Rights in Mexico in Latin American Perspectives.
  • Sarabia, Heidy. (2018). Felons, not Families’: criminalized illegality, stigma, and membership among deported criminal aliens in Mexico in Migration Letters. (15(2):45-61).
  • Sarabia, Heidy. (2017). Uprooted: identity and illegality among return migrants in Mexico in Carta Económica Regional. (29 (120):83-104).

Teaching Experience

  • Soc 194: Special Topics (Social Change and Migration in Latin America) (Current)
    • CSU Sacramento – Sociology of Social Change, Sociology of Migration, Latin America


  • Spanish
    • Speaking level: Superior
    • Reading level: Superior

Honors & Awards

  • Probationary Faculty Development Grant (01/2019)


  • A 21st Century Border: designing deathly traps for the global poor, 03/23/2019
    with Jesus Limon. Northern California Foco of the National Association for Chicana/Chicano Studies (NACCS). San Jose, CA


  • Assistant Professor (08/2016 – Current) CSU Sacramento