Heidy Sarabia is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at CSU Sacramento. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and holds a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Her research focuses on globalization processes such as global stratification, borders and borderlands, transnational social change, and immigrant adaptation and incorporation. Her work has been published in Sociological Forum, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Citizenship Studies, Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, American Behavioral Scientist, Latin American Perspectives, Migration Letters, and Carta Economica Regional.
Sarabia’s work was highlighted in the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) 2015 Featured Abstracts and 2019 Featured Abstracts, as well as the Immigration Article of the Day in the Law Professor Blogs Network in 2016. In 2018, Sarabia participated in the RAND Faculty Leaders Program, and she has been a faculty associate and active leader of the Taskforce for a Center on Race, Immigration, and Social Justice (CRISJ) at CSU Sacramento since 2016. In 2019, she became part of the National Association of Chicana and Chicanos Studies (NACCS) North California Foco Conference Committee and Webmaster, as well as the president-elect and conference program chair for the California Sociological Association (2020-21). She is also currently serving as the webmaster for the CSU Sacramento Chicanx/Latinx Faculty and Staff Association (CHLFSA).