Alejandro Portes

Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Sociology, Emeritus
179 Wallace Hall

Ph.D. Sociology
University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1970


Professor Portes is teach a course on immigration and ethnicity at the University of Miami this semester and leading the university's immigration initiative.  Activities under this initiative will be coordinated with those of the Princeton Center for Migration and Development.

Selected Publications

Portes, A. (2020). Bifurcated immigration and an end to compassion. Journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies, 43(1), 2.

Haller, W., & Portes, A. (2019). Class and ambition in the status attainment process: A Spanish replication. The British Journal of Sociology, 70(5) doi:DOI: 10.1111/1468-4446.12695

Portes, A., & Aparicio, R. (2019). Longitudinal study of the second generation in spain (ILSEG), wave 2. Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR),

Portes, A., & Martínez, B. (2019). Emerging global cities: Structural similarities and historical Differences/Ciudades globales emergentes: Similitudes estructurales y diferencias históricas. Revista Espanola De Sociologia, doi:doi:10.22325/fes/res.2019.35

Portes, A., & Martinez, B. P. (2019). They are not all the same: Immigrant enterprises, transnationalism, and development. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, , 1-17. doi:10.1080/1369183X.2018.1559995