Nora HamiltonProfessor Emerita of Political Science
Phone: (213) 740-3622
Office: VKC 230A
- Ph.D. Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1978
- B.A. English Literature, Manhattanville College
- M.A. Latin American Studies, New York University
Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History
- Professor of Political Science, University of Southern California, 2001-2007
Description of Research
Summary Statement of Research Interests
Professor Hamilton's areas of interest include international migration, Central American immigrant communities, the impact of economic and political developmentss in Mexico.
Immigration, Political Development, Political Economy
- Hamilton, N. (2010). Mexico: Political, Social and Economic Transitions. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
- Hamilton, N., Chinchilla, N. S. (2001). Seeking Community in a Global City: Guatemalans and Salvadorans in Los Angeles, 2001. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
- Hamilton, N. L., Jeffry, F., Fuller, L., Pastor, M. (1998). N. Hamilton eds. Crisis in Central America: Regional Dynamics and U.S. Policy in the 1990s. Boulder, Colorado: Westwood Press.
- Hamilton, N. L. (1982). The Limits of State Autonomy: Post Revolutionary Mexico. Princeton University Press.
- Chinchilla, N. S., Hamilton, N., Loucky, J. (2009). The Sanctuary Movement and Central American Activism in Los Angeles. Latin American Perspectives. Vol. 36 (169)
Honors and Awards
- APSA, Section on Race and Ethnicity: Award for best book in field of Race, Ethnicity and Global Politics, 2001-2002