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Adjunct Professor of Public Policy
Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology
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Jacqueline Hagan is Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Her central research area is international migration, with a special focus on migration between the United States and Latin America. She has conducted research on religion and migration, immigration policy effects, gender and migration, human rights and migration, and migration and labor markets.  She is author of Deciding to be Legal (1994 Temple University Press), and award-winning books, Migration Miracle (Harvard Press 2008), and (co-authored with Ruben Hernandez Leon and Jean Luc Demonsant) of Skills of the Unskilled: Work and Mobility among Mexican Migrants (2015 University of California Press).