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Dr Marie Mallet-Garcia

Research Member of Common Room

Senior Researcher


Dr Marie Mallet-Garcia is currently a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Researcher at the University of Oxford. She earned her doctorate at the Paris Sorbonne University in 2013. Her dissertation qualitatively and comparatively analysed Latino political participation in Boston, Los Angeles, and Miami.

Prior to joining COMPAS, Dr Mallet-Garcia spent four years in residence at Harvard University as a Fulbright Scholar and a postdoctoral researcher in the sociology department. She has won funding from various American Institutions such as the University of California at Berkeley, Stanford University, Cornell University, as well as several European fellowships, notably a Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND at Freie Unviversität Berlin, a EURIAS fellowship at the Casa de Velazquez, and an MSCA Individual fellowship at the University of Oxford.

Her research interests include immigrants’ integration into the host society through access to and use of social services. She is particularly interested in Latin American immigrants in the United States and the European Union, as well as irregular and other vulnerable migrant groups. Her work has been published in Latino Studies, Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, California Journal of Politics and Policy, American Behavioral Scientist, the Swiss Journal of Sociology, New Media & Society, and Social Policy Review among others.