Publications

Feliciano, Cynthia and Yader R. Lanuza. 2017. “An Immigrant Paradox? Contextual Attainment and Intergenerational Educational Mobility.” American Sociological Review. 82(1): 211-241.

Rafalow, Matthew H., Cynthia Feliciano, and Belinda Robnett. 2017 (Online First). “Racialized Femininity and Masculinity in the Preferences of Online Same-Sex Daters.” Social Currents. 

Feliciano, Cynthia. 2016. “Shades of Race: How Phenotype and Observer Characteristics Shape Racial Classification.” American Behavioral Scientist. 60(4): 390-419.

Feliciano, Cynthia and Yader R. Lanuza. 2016“The Immigrant Advantage in Adolescent Educational Expectations.” International Migration Review. 50(3): 390-419.

Ashtiani, Mariam and Cynthia Feliciano. In Press (online first). “Access and Mobilization: How Social Capital Relates to Low-income Youth’s Postsecondary Educational Attainment.” Youth & Society. 

Feliciano, Cynthia and Belinda Robnett. 2014. “How External Racial Classifications Shape Latino Dating Choices,” DuBois Review, 11(2): 295-328.

Bany, James, Belinda Robnett and Cynthia Feliciano. 2014. “Gendered Black Exclusion: The Persistence of Racial Stereotypes among Daters” Race and Social Problems, 6:201-213.

Feliciano, Cynthia. 2012. “The Female Educational Advantage among Adolescent Children of Immigrants,” Youth & Society, 44(3): 431-449.

Feliciano, Cynthia and Mariam Ashtiani. 2012. How Low-income Origins Affect Postsecondary Entry and Degree Completion.” International Journal of Sociology of Education, 1(2): 126-156.

Feliciano, Cynthia, Rennie Lee and Belinda Robnett. 2011. “Racial Boundaries among Latinos: Evidence from Internet Daters’ Racial Preferences” Social Problems, 58(2): 189-212.

Robnett, Belinda and Cynthia Feliciano. 2011. “Patterns of Racial-Ethnic Exclusion by Internet Daters.” Social Forces, 89(3): 807-828.

Feliciano, Cynthia. 2009. “Education and Ethnic Identity Formation among Children of Latin American and Caribbean Immigrants” Sociological Perspectives, 52(2): 135-158.

Glasser, Carol,  Belinda Robnett, and Cynthia Feliciano. 2009, “Internet Daters’ Body Types Preferences: Race-Ethnic and Gender Differences.” Sex Roles, 61: 14-33.

Tovar, Jessica and Cynthia Feliciano. 2009 “‘Not Mexican-American, but Mexican’: Shifting Ethnic Self-Identifications among Children of Mexican Immigrants.” Latino Studies, 7(2): 197-221.

Feliciano, Cynthia, Belinda Robnett and Golnaz Komaie. 2009. “Gendered Racial Exclusion among White Internet Daters” Social Science Research. 38(1): 39-54.

Bean, Frank, Cynthia Feliciano, Jennifer Lee and Jennifer Van Hook. 2009. “The New U.S. Immigrants: Do They Elucidate or Confound Our Understanding of the African-American Experience?” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 621(1): 202-220.

Feliciano, Cynthia.  2008. “Gendered Selectivity: U.S. Mexican Immigrants and Mexican Non-Migrants, 1960-2000.” Latin American Research Review, 43(1): 139-160.

Ahmed, Patricia, Cynthia Feliciano, and Rebecca Jean Emigh. 2007. “Internal and External Ethnic Assessments in Eastern Europe.” Social Forces, 86(1): 231-256.

Feliciano, Cynthia. 2006. Unequal Origins: Immigrant Selection and the Education of the Second Generation. New York: LFB Scholarly Publishing.

Feliciano, Cynthia. 2006.  “Beyond the Family: The Influence of Pre-migration Group Status on the Educational Expectations of Immigrants’ Children.” Sociology of Education, 79(October): 281-303.

Feliciano, Cynthia. 2005 “Does Selective Migration Matter? Explaining Ethnic Disparities in Educational Attainment among Immigrants’ Children.” International Migration Review. 39(4): 841-871.

Feliciano, Cynthia and Rubén Rumbaut. 2005. “Gendered Paths: Educational and Occupational Expectations and Outcomes among Adult Children of Immigrants” Ethnic and Racial Studies. 28(6): 1087-1118.

Feliciano, Cynthia. 2005. “Educational Selectivity in U.S. Immigration: How Do Immigrants Compare to Those Left Behind?” Demography. 42(1):131-152.

Waldinger, Roger and Cynthia Feliciano. 2004. “Will the Second Generation Experience ‘Downward Assimilation’ ? Segmented Assimilation Reassessed.” Ethnic and Racial Studies, 27(3): 376-402.

Feliciano, Cynthia. 2001. “Assimilation or Enduring Racial Boundaries? Generational Differences in Intermarriage among Asians and Latinos in the United States.” Race and Society, 4: 27-45.

Feliciano, Cynthia. 2001. “The Benefits of Biculturalism: Exposure to Immigrant Culture and Dropping out of School among Asian and Latino Youths.” Social Science Quarterly, 82(4): 865-879.