Department of Sociology

Marta Ascherio

M.Sc., University of Vermont

Marta Ascherio



political sociology, immigration, crime


Marta Ascherio is a second year doctoral student in the Department of Sociology.  She is broadly interested in  political sociology, immigration, and crime.  Marta is a Population Research Center (PRC) Graduate Student Trainee, and a fellow at the Urban Ethnography Lab (UEL). 

She is currently working on a project assessing the impact of both criminal and non criminal deportation on crime rates and safety. Marta is also involved in a collaborative, qualitative project supervised by Javier Auyero as part of the Urban Ethnography lab. This project investigates working class conservative politics and social change in rural Texas. 

Marta received her MSc in Community Development and Applied Economics from the University of Vermont in 2012. 


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