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 Greta A. Gilbertson, Ph.D.

 Associate Professor of Sociology (at Rose Hill)
B.A., Boston University; M.A., Vanderbilt; Ph.D., University of  
 Texas at Austin, 1988

 Dealy Hall 406B
 Bronx, NY  10458-9993
 tel: (718) 817-3856
 fax: (718) 817-3846

Research Interests
Immigration; gender; race and ethnicity; citizenship.
Selected Publications


Gilbertson, Greta A. 2009. Caregiving across Generations: Aging, State Assistance, and Multigenerational Ties among Immigrants from the Dominican Republic. In Across Generations: Immigrant Families in America, edited by Nancy Foner, pp. 135-159. NYU Press, New York.

Gilbertson, Greta A. 2004. "Regulating transnational citizens in the post-1996 welfare reform era: Dominican immigrants in New York City," Latino Studies 2(1):90-110.

Gilbertson, Greta. 2003. "Review of The Mobility of Workers Under Advanced Capitalism: Dominican Migration to the United States, by Ramona Hernández," American Journal of Sociology 108(5):1141-1143.

Singer, Audrey, and Greta Gilbertson. 2003. "'The Blue Passport': Gender and the social process of naturalization among Dominican immigrants." In Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, ed., pp. 359-378. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Gilbertson, Greta, and Audrey Singer. 2003. "The emergence of protective citizenship in the USA: Naturalization among Dominican immigrants in the post-1996 welfare reform era," Ethnic and Racial Studies 26(1):25-51.

Gilbertson, Greta A. 2001. "Review of The Global Ethnopolis: Chinatown, Japantown and Manilatown in American Society, by Michel Laguerre." International Migration Review 35(3):942-943.


Courses Taught


Introduction to Sociology; Methods of Social Research; Diversity in American Families


Gender, Ethnicity, and Migration


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