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Daniel E. Martínez, Ph.D.

Daniel E. Martínez, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and inaugural director of the Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute at The George Washington University. He is a co-principal investigator of the Migrant Border Crossing Study, a Ford Foundation-funded research project that involves interviewing recently deported unauthorized migrants about their experiences crossing the U.S-Mexico border and residing in the United States. Martínez also does extensive research on undocumented border-crosser deaths along the U.S.-Mexico border. He received his Ph.D. from the School of Sociology at the University of Arizona.

  • Enforcement Overdrive: A Comprehensive Assessment of ICE’s Criminal Alien Program (Special Report, November 2015).
  • The Criminalization of Immigration in the United States (Special Report, July 2015).