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Mary Powers

Mary PowersProfessor Emerita of Sociology
Email: powers@fordham.edu

Office: Dealy Hall 519E
Phone: 718-817-3872, 3871
Fax: 718-817-3846

Education

BS, Central Connecticut State;
MA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst;
PhD, Brown, 1963

Research Interests

Social demography; immigrant and ethnic populations; social inequality and gender.

Selected Publications (Books)

Chamie, Joseph, and Mary G. Powers. 2006. International Migration and the Global Community: A Forum on the Report of the Global Commission on International Migration. Center for Migration Studies, New York.

Tomasi, Lydio F., and Mary G. Powers, eds. 2000. Immigration Today: Pastoral and Research Challenges. Center for Migration Studies, New York.

Powers, Mary G., ed. 1982. Measures of Socioeconomic Status: Current Issues. AAAS Selected Symposium 81. Westview, Boulder, CO.

Selected Publications (Articles)

Powers, Mary G. 2006. "Unauthorized immigrants in the United States," Canadian American Research Series pp. 33-36.

Powers, Mary G., Ellen Percy Kraly, and William Seltzer. 2004. "IRCA: Lessons of the last US Legalization Program,"Migration Information Source. Online Journal of the Migration Policy Institute July.

Powers, Mary G. 2000. "Occupation and education in the U.S. Census," in The Encyclopedia of the U.S. Census, Margo J. Anderson, ed. Congressional Quarterly Press, Washington, DC.

Powers, Mary G., and William Seltzer, 1998. "Occupational status and mobility among undocumented immigrants by gender," International Migration Review 32(1):21-55.

Powers, Mary G., William Seltzer, and Jing Shi. 1998. "Gender differences in the occupational status of undocumented immigrants in the United States: experience before and after legalization," International Migration Review 32(4):1015-1046.