Press Release for Tuesday, January 2, 2007

Princeton Speaker Discusses Migration, Economics and Race

Contact: Joanna Norris, Assistant Director
Department of Media Relations and Events
(904) 620-2102

Patricia Fernandez-Kelly, a senior lecturer in the Department of Sociology and a research scientist in the Office of Population Research at Princeton University, will discuss “Migration, Economic Restructuring, Race and Ethnicity” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 1, at the University Center on the campus of the University of North Florida.

Fernandez-Kelly has authored numerous books, including “Out of the Shadows: Political Action and the Informal Economy in Latin America,” “A Collaborative Study of Hispanic Women in Garment and Electronics Industries,” “Cross-Cultural Comparison of Export-Processing Zones in Asia and Latin America” and “For We Are Sold, I and My People: Women and Industry in Mexico’s Frontier.”

She serves on the National Council of La Raza Foreign Policy Project Advisory Committee and several other advisory boards, as well as the Fellowship Project on Work and Civil Society Council on Work, the People of America Foundation and the Social Science Research Council International Migration Awards Committee.

This lecture is part of the Distinguished Voices Inquiry and Insight Lecture Series. Tickets for this free lecture can be ordered online at Click on the Spring 2007 Lectures link.