Assistant Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy
Sociology and Chicano/Latino Studies (by courtesy)
Ph.D. Harvard University
212B Social Ecology 1
Urban Planning and Public Policy
urban neighborhoods, immigrant integration, children of immigrants, race/ethnicity, social inequality and social policy
“Stagnant Dreamers: How the Inner City Shapes the Integration of Second Generation Latinos,” forthcoming with the Russell Sage Foundation.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Nevarez Martinez, Deyanira, Maria G. Rendón and Diego Arroyo. Forthcoming. “Los Olvidados/The Forgotten: Reconceptualizing Colonias as Viable Communities.” Progress in Planning.
Rendón, Maria G. March 2019. ““There’s Nothing Holding Us Back:” The Enduring and Shifting Cultural Outlooks of Inner City Second Generation Latinos.” City and Community.
Rendón, Maria G., Adriana Aldana and Laureen D. Hom. June 2018. “Children of Latino Immigrants Framing Race: Making Sense of Criminalization in a Colorblind Era.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.
Rendón, Maria G. April 2015. “The Urban Question and Identity Formation: The Case of Second Generation Mexican Males in Los Angeles.” Ethnicities. 15(2)
Rendón, Maria G. February 2014. ““Caught Up:” How Urban Violence and Peer Ties Contribute to High School Non-Completion.” Social Problems. 61 (1)
Rendón, Maria G. 2013. “Drop Out and Disconnected Young Adults: Examining the Impact of Neighborhood and School Contexts.” The Urban Review.
Briggs, Xavier de Souza, Kadija Ferryman, Susan Popkin, and Maria G. Rendón. Spring 2008. “Why Didn’t the Moving to Opportunity Experiment Get Children to Better Schools?” Housing Policy Debate.19 (1)
Frank, Reanne, Magdalena Cerda and Maria G. Rendón. September 2007. “Barrios and Burbs: Residential Context and Health-Risk Behavior among Angeleno Adolescents.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior. 48 (3)
Rendón, Maria G. 2015. Dynamics of Urban Neighborhood Reciprocity: Latino Peer Ties, Violence and the Navigation of School Failure and Success. In G. Q. Conchas, M. Gottfried (Eds.), Inequality, Power, and School Success: Case Studies on Racial Disparity and Opportunity in Education. New York, New York: Routledge.
Ferryman, Kadija S., Xavier de Souza Briggs, Susan J. Popkin and Maria G. Rendón. March 2008. “Do Better Neighborhoods for MTO Families Mean Better Schools?” Metropolitan Housing and Communities Center. Urban Institute. Brief No. 3