Department of Sociology

Marta Ascherio

M.Sc., University of Vermont

Marta Ascherio



political sociology, immigration, crime


Marta Ascherio is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Sociology. In her dissertation, she uses multiple methods to investigate the causes and consequences of contemporary immigrant surveillance programs, particularly the use of technology and inter-operable databases.  Her research agenda exists at the intersection of science, technology, and society, international migration, and criminology.  

Marta is a Population Research Center (PRC) Graduate Student Trainee, and a fellow at the Urban Ethnography Lab (UEL). She recieved a MSc in Community Development and Applied Economics from the University of Vermont.


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