Magaly Sanchez-R

Senior Researcher, Office of Population Research (OPR)

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  • Latino America
  • Venezuela
  • Barrios
  • Criminal and political violence
  • Latino Identity
  • Venezuelan International Migration of HSE


Dr. Sanchez- R  is a Senior Researcher and Scholar at the Office of Population Research at Princeton University after being a Professor at the Instituto de Urbanismo in the Universidad Central de Venezuela .

Her work in Latin America has been characterizes by the study of the Urban areas, Metropolis formation, and the growing informal world that permanently coexisted in all spheres of Society. She stressed research on urban segratation, barrios, and youths violence radicalization. She authored and co-authored several books and articles in the United States, Europe and Latin America.

Recently , Professor Sanchez -R has studied International Migration to the United States , with special interets in the construction of Latino Identities. Lastly , she is advancing research on International Migration of Talent and High Skilled Educated to the United States, with especial interets in Venezuela. The project also broad its focus to include immigrants from other Latin American countries, Europe, Asia,and Arabes countries of origin.

She organized and participated at the International Seminar "Venezuela Today" at Princeton University, Abril 2014

On Abril 2015 , Professor Sanchez-R was invited as a Fellow at the Salzburg Glogal Seminar 549 on Youth, Economics and Violence . ImPlications for Future Conflict presenting a work on Youth Options and Violent Life : Latino American Metropolis. Venezuela Today

Recently she actively participated at the Conference Human Rights in the Americas: are we serious? presenting a lecture on Humanitarian crisis in Venezuela . Part2.mp3

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