Philippine Studies
Valerie  Francisco

Valerie Francisco

Assistant Professor

Valerie Francisco is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology at City University of New York, The Graduate Center. Francisco's academic interests include transnationalism and diaspora with a special interest on the Philippine migration, family, gender and labor, and globalization. Her dissertation research is with Filipino migrant women working as domestic workers in New York City and their families in the Philippines. In journals like The Philippine Sociological Review and International Review of Qualitative Research, Francisco writes about how families are changing under neoliberal immigration policies and what types of political subjectivities emerge from those conditions. In the 2011-2012 academic year, Francisco was the Dissertation Writing Fellow in the Department of Sociology at the University of San Francisco.

Courses Offered
  • Spring 2012 Office Hours: M 9:30-11 am