Assistant Professor & Undergraduate Major Advisor
Sociology & Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
Office: DMH 212
Preferred: (408) 924-5325
Dr. DuCros's drop-in hours are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2pm to 4pm. Please see calendar below for updates on cancellations and additional office hours.
If you are applying to graduate, check our Applying for Graduation page for additional instructions and office hours.
Doctor of Philosophy, Sociology, UC Los Angeles, 2013
Master of Arts, Sociology, UC Los Angeles, 2003
Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, CSU Long Beach, 2000
Dr. Faustina M. DuCros earned her Ph.D. and M.A. in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles and her B.A. in Sociology from CSU Long Beach. She was a 2017-2018 Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellow. Dr. DuCros's research and teaching interests include race and ethnicity, sociology of Black communities, internal migration and immigration, education, the sociology of Latina/o/x communities, mixed race, media representations, and qualitative methods. Her research has examined Great Migration-era Louisiana migrants in Los Angeles and the ways in which migration, community, and place shape their racial and ethnic identities. The next phase of the Louisiana Migrants in California project is examining the experiences of Louisiana migrants in the Bay Area. Dr. DuCros is also collaborating on a study of racialized representations in prime time television and streaming media with a current focus on Asian American/Pacific Islander and Middle Eastern and North African actors.
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