Asad L. Asad

Asad L. Asad is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Stanford University, where he is a faculty affiliate at the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. He earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University. His scholarly interests encompass social stratification, migration and immigrant incorporation, race/ethnicity, and health. Asad's current research agenda considers how institutions—particularly U.S. immigration policy and practice—mediate various facets of inequality. He is writing a book, under contract with Princeton University Press, that examines the diverse ways Latin American families perceive and respond to the threat of deportation.


Why Latino citizens are more worried about deportation even as numbers decrease