Stephanie Canizales
University of Southern California

Stephanie Canizales is pursuing her Ph.D. at the University of Southern California in the Department of Sociology. Stephanie specializes in Central American migration, race/ethnicity, and the 1.5 and second generations. 

Her current work examines the migration and adaptation experiences of unaccompanied, Guatemalan Maya young-adults in Los Angeles, California. Currently, Stephanie is developing a study that focuses on the labor market experiences of unauthorized Guatemalan Maya youth in Los Angeles.

Stephanie earned her B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles in June 2011 with a focus on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics.