Skip to content
Topics
People

Tibrine Da Fonseca

Sociology PhD Candidate

Tibrine joined the PhD program in the Fall of 2016. Prior to entering the program, Tibrine worked as lead paralegal with the Medical-Legal Partnership Boston, where she advocated on behalf of low-income individuals with medically-complex conditions and unmet legal needs, and contributed to several innovative research collaborations examining the social determinants of health. In addition, she served for two-years with the Mennonite Central Committee in Quito, Ecuador, where she managed a welcome center for urban refugees. Her current research traces the development of subnational immigration policies and examines how the politics of place shape the everyday experiences of mixed-status immigrant families. In 2018, Tibrine was awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

Related Schools & Departments

dafonseca.t@northeastern.edu

Areas of Research/Interest: Social Stratification, Migration and Immigrant Incorporation, Urban Sociology, Health Inequality

Dissertation Committee: Chair: Alisa Lincoln, Members: Tiffany Joseph, Liza Weinstein, Felipe Filomeno

More Student Paths