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VICTORIA REYES

Department of Sociology
University of California, Riverside
1204 Watkins Hall
Riverside, CA 92521
Email: vreyes@ucr.edu
www.victoriadreyes.com

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2016-Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California, Riverside
2017- Faculty, Southeast Asia: Text, Ritual, and Performance (SEATRiP), UCR

2016-2017 Postdoctoral Fellow/Visiting Scholar, National Center for Institutional Diversity, University of Michigan

SP 2015-SU 2016 Assistant Professor, Growth and Structure of Cities Department,          Bryn Mawr College

EDUCATION

Princeton University
Ph.D., Sociology, January 2015
Dissertation: “Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines: A Case Study of Global Borderlands”
Committee: Miguel A. Centeno (chair), Viviana A. Zelizer, Douglas S. Massey

M.A., Sociology, November 2010 (with distinction)
Areas of Examination: Political Sociology, Economic Sociology, Global and Urban Ethnography

The Ohio State University
B.A., International Studies, June 2006 (Asian American Studies minor)
B.A., Psychology, June 2006
– With honors in the Liberals Arts, distinction in International Studies, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

AREAS OF INTEREST

Culture, global and transnational sociology, economic sociology, urban sociology, comparative / historical sociology, law and society, qualitative methods

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-reviewed articles
Reyes, Victoria. 2018. “Three Models of Transparency in Ethnographic Research: Naming Places, Naming People, and Sharing Data” Ethnography (Special issue on innovations in ethnographic research) 19(2): 204-226, SocArXiv link,  10.1177/1466138117733754

Reyes, Victoria. 2018. “Port of Call: How Ships Shape Foreign-Local Encounters” Social Forces 96(3):1097-118, https://doi.org/10.1093/sf/sox074

Reyes, Victoria. 2015. “Global Borderlands: A Case Study of Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines” Theory and Society 44(4):355-384 Pre-proof Article

Reyes, Victoria. 2015. “Legacies of Place and Power: From Military Base to Freeport Zone” City & Community 14(1):1-26 [lead article] Article (free)

  •  City & Community‘s most downloaded paper in 2015

Reyes, Victoria. 2014. “The Production of Cultural and Natural Wealth: An Examination of World Heritage Sites” Poetics 44:42-63  Article

Reyes, Victoria. 2013. “The Structure of Globalized Travel: A Relational Country-Pair Analysis” International Journal of Comparative Sociology 54(2):144-170 Article (free)

  • 2015 ASA PEWS Section Terrence K. Hopkins Graduate Student Paper Award

Book chapters
Reyes, Victoria. Forthcoming. “Culture and Globalization” In John R Hall, Laura Grindstaff and Ming-Cheng Lo (Eds) Handbook of Cultural Sociology (Routledge International Handbook Series) Abingdon, UK:  Routledge (invited submission)

Reyes, Victoria. 2017. “Stigmatized Love, Boundary Making and the Heroic Love Myth: How Filipina Women Construct Their Relationships with American Military Men” in Asuncion Fresnoza-Flot and Gwenola Ricordeau (Eds) International Marriages and Marital Citizenship: Southeast Asian Women on the Move Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp 140-157 SocArXiv link

Reyes, Victoria. 2015. “Investigating Globalizing Cultures: Its Creation, Structure, and Meanings” In Vincenzo Mele and Marina Vujnovic (Eds) Globalizing Cultures: Theories and Paradigms Revisited Pp 21-38 Netherlands: Brill Academic Publishers Pre-proof Link to publisher

Reyes, Victoria and Miguel Angel Centeno. 2011. “McDonalds, Wienerwald, and the Corner Deli” in Ramesh Subramanian and Eddan Katz (eds) The Global Flow of Information pp. 23-40. New York: New York University Press Pre-proof Link to publisher

Book reviews
Reyes, Victoria. 2017. Review of Migrant Encounters: Intimate Labor, The State, and Mobility Across Asia by Sara L Friedman and Pardis Mahdavi (Editors). International Journal of Comparative Sociology 58(5):469-471 (invited review)

Reyes, Victoria. 2016. Review of Social Unrest and American Military Bases in Turkey and Germany since 1945 by Amy Austin Holmes. International Journal of Comparative Sociology 57(3):178-180 (invited review)

Reyes, Victoria. 2016. Review of Neutral Accent: How Language, Labor, and Life Become Global by A. Aneesh. Contemporary Sociology 45(4):405-407 (invited review)

Reyes, Victoria. 2011. Review of Divided by Borders: Mexican Migrants and Their Children by Joanna Dreby. ACCOUNTS: The Newsletter of ASA’s Economic Sociology Section 10(3):7-8

Other publications
Reyes, Victoria. 2018. “Can Ships Help Cultivate Cross-Country Ties?” Sociological Insights for Development Policy 3(1): 1-2, https://sociologyofdevelopment.files.wordpress.com/2018/02/3_1_reyes.pdf

Reyes, Victoria and Kirsten Adams.* 2017. “Navigating a Difficult Journey: Reflections on How a Student-Faculty Partnership Helped Address Racial Tensions in a Social Science Course” International Journal for Students as Partners 2(1), https://mulpress.mcmaster.ca/ijsap/article/view/3262 (reflective essay)

Reyes, Victoria and Kirsten Adams.* 2017. “A Partnership Approach to Managing the Challenge of Apathetic Students” Teaching and Learning Together in Higher Education 22, http://repository.brynmawr.edu/tlthe/vol1/iss22/4 (reflective essay)

Reyes, Victoria. 2015. “Cultural Wealth of Nations” in Frederick F Wherry (Ed), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Economics and Society. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc (invited submission)

Reyes, Victoria. 2014. “Globalized travel: A relational, quantitative study” In SAGE Cases in Methodology London: SAGE Publications, (invited submission)

Public sociology writings
Reyes, Victoria. January 25, 2018. “Demystifying the Diversity Statement,” Inside Higher Ed

Reyes, Victoria. July 27, 2017. “Making the Most of Your Postdoc,” Inside Higher Ed

Reyes, Victoria. May 9, 2017. “Demystifying the Journal Article,” Inside Higher Ed

Reyes, Victoria. March 8, 2017. “10 Tips for Thriving, Not Just Surviving, in Graduate School,” Inside Higher Ed

Reyes, Victoria. December 16, 2016. “A Trump-Duterte bromance would be complicated–but so are U.S.-Philippine ties,” Monkey Cage at the Washington Post

Reyes, Victoria. March 2016. “Contribution to IPM Dialogue: ‘How important is it to attend conferences?’” ASA Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility Section Newsletter 1(5): 10-11 (invited contribution)

Under review and in progress
Reyes, Victoria. Global Borderlands: Culture, Power, and Inequality in Subic Bay, Philippines [under contract with Stanford University Press, manuscript revisions from reader reports due 8/2018]

Reyes, Victoria and Kirsten Adams* “Revisiting the ‘Cosmopolitan Canopy’: Using Named Public Places as Pedagogical Tools,” revise and resubmit (major) at Teaching Sociology

Reyes, Victoria. “Ethnographic Toolkit: Ways to Navigate, Understand, and Theorize the Field,” revise and resubmit (major) at Ethnography

Reyes, Victoria. “Reimagining Sovereignty: Territorial and Administrative Control,” under review

Reyes, Victoria. “Cultural Models of Global Worth: Leaders, Discerners, the Persistent, and the Disengaged,” working paper (available upon request)

Reyes, Victoria. “Sovereignty, Accountability, and the Environment: The U.S. Military in the Philippines,” working paper for the Southeast Asian Natures: Defining Environmentalism and the Anthropocene in Southeast Asia Conference on March 13, 2018 (invited participant, paper available upon request)

* Undergraduate co-author

FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, AND AWARDS

External
2018    The Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline, American Sociological Association and the National Science Foundation, “The Racialized and Gendered Cultural Wealth of Subic Bay, Philippines,” ($8,000)

2018-2019  American Fellowship Publication Grant (Alternate), American Association of University Women

2017    Travel Award ($1,000), SocArXiv O3S: Open Scholarship for the Social Sciences Conference, University of Maryland, College Park (October)

2016-17 Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Center for Institutional Diversity,  University of Michigan

2015    PEWS Terrence K. Hopkins Graduate Student Paper Award

2014-16 Fellow (Cohort 41), Minority Fellowship Program, American Sociological
Association

2014-15 National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID) Exemplary Diversity
Scholar, University of Michigan

2013    Selected Participant, Graduate Student Workshop, Law and Society Association

2013    Law on the Edge Graduate Scholarship

2012    Boren Fellowship, National Security Education Program (Alternate)

2009-12 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

2008    Ford Foundation Predoctoral Diversity Fellowship (Honorable Mention)

2006-07 Fulbright Grant, Institution of International Education, Philippines

2006-07 Center for Women’s Studies, Visiting Research Fellow, University of the Philippines

SU 2006 Heritage Language Fellowship Recipient (Tuition, $1200 stipend), University of Wisconsin-Madison, Tagalog language instruction at the Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute              

Internal
Summer, Fall 2018   Blum Initiative on Global & Regional Poverty Faculty Research Seed Grant, University of California, Riverside, “Reading Subic Bay, Philippines: How Poverty, Wealth and Place are Differently Racialized and Gendered Depending on Audience” ($10,994)

Fall 2018 Center for Ideas and Society, University of California, Riverside, “Writing the Histories of Subic and Clark, Philippines: Forgotten Stories in America’s Global Empire” for participation in the “Contested Histories: How to Write History,” Mellon Advancing Intercultural Studies Seminar ($6,500 for a course release, 1 of 4 faculty participants)

2017-2018 Undergraduate Education Teaching and Learning Grant, University of California, Riverside, “Using Named Public Places in Ethnographies to Teach Social Theories and Methods” ($5,000)

2017-2018 Omnibus Travel Grant, University of California, Riverside ($1,000)

SU 2016 Madge Miller Research Fund, Faculty Research Grant, Bryn Mawr College,
“Gendered and Racialized Cultural Wealth of Subic Bay,” ($5,000)

2015-16 Faculty Research Grant, Bryn Mawr College, “The Social Organization of Power: Overseas U.S. Military Bases and their Legacies” ($4,000)

SP 2015 Tri-Co Digitizing Humanities Grant, “Archiving Overseas U.S. Military
Bases”

  • $1,300 grant for a research assistant to code metadata on digitized U.S. military archives and U.S. and Philippine legal cases in preparation for an open access website hosting these archives

FA 2014 Dissertation Writing Fellowship, Princeton Institute for International
and Regional Studies, Stipend plus tuition

2013-14/
2008-09 Graduate Fellowship, Princeton University

2010/
2012-14 Travel Grants, Princeton University

  • Hanna Fund ($600), for students from historically underrepresented groups (2014)
  • Dean’s Fund for Scholarly Travel ($480, 2013)
  • Department of Sociology ($500 each year, 2010, 2012, 2013)

2012   Dissertation Summer Research Grants, Princeton University

  • Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies ($1,500)
  • Center for Migration and Development ($1,200)
  • East Asian Studies Program ($500)

2012   Dissertation Support Grant, Department of Sociology, Princeton University ($1,000)

2006   Chin Hua Hsieh and Yun Mei Lee Hsieh Undergraduate Thesis Award, Ohio State University, for the best research paper in the field of Asian American Studies

2005, 2006 Colleges of the Arts and Sciences Certificate for Excellence in Outstanding Scholarship, the highest general honor given to undergraduates in the Arts and Sciences colleges.

2005-2006  Colleges of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research Award, OSU, in recognition of outstanding undergraduate research in the colleges of Arts and Sciences

2005-2006 Social and Behavioral Sciences Undergraduate Research Award, OSU, in recognition of outstanding undergraduate research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

SU 2005  World Service Project/Heritage Fellowship, Office of Minority Affairs at OSU, for study and research in the Philippines

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

2018    “Transparency in Ethnography,” Workshop in Methods (WIM), Indiana University (March 30)

2017    “Publishing Qualitative Research,” with Bob Wuthnow, Graduate Student Advisory Committee’s Professional Development Series, Department of Sociology, Princeton University (via Skype, April 25)

2017    “The Rape of Nicole and the Murder of Jennifer: Gender, Sovereignty and the U.S. Military in Subic Bay, Philippines,” Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan (March 8)

2017    “Duterte Roundtable,” 1 of 4 invited panelists, sponsored by the Ronald and Eileen Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at the International Institute, University of Michigan (January 30)

2016    “Global Borderlands: Military Bases, Freeport Zones, Tourist Resorts,” Department of Sociology Colloquium, University of California, Riverside (February 18)

2016    “Port of Call: How Ships Shape Foreign-Local Interactions,” Center for Research on Military Organization Workshop Series, University of Maryland – College Park (February 2)

2014    “Historical Legacies of Place: From Military Base to Freeport Zone” Sociology Department Colloquium, Georgetown University (November 12)

SELECT PRESENTATIONS (Last five years)

2017  “Three Models of Ethnographic Transparency: Naming Places, Naming People and Sharing Data,” panelist, “Open Scholarship in Practice,” inaugural conference, O3S: Open Scholarship for the Social Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD)

  • Awarded $1000 in travel funds

2017 “Cultural Models of World Heritage: Leaders, Discerners, the Persistent and the Disengaged,” Invited panelist, Thematic paper session “Preserving Cultural Heritage: Hegemony, Sustainability, and Global Commodification” American Sociological Association (Montreal, QC)

2016    “Reimagining Sovereignty: Territorial and Administrative Control,” Paper session, “Sovereignty, States, and Empire,” Social Science History Association (Chicago, IL)

2016    “Port of Call: How Ships Shape Foreign-Local Interactions,” Paper session, “The New Economy,” ASA Economic Sociology Section’s Preconference (Seattle, WA)

2016    “Port of Call: How Ships Shape Foreign-Local Interactions,” Roundtable (Organizations, Occupations and Work), “Institutional Encounters,” American Sociology Association (Seattle, WA)

2016    “The Forms and Meanings of Sovereignty: U.S. Subic Bay Naval Base and the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines,” Paper session, “Sovereignty, Colonialism and Post-Colonial (Political) Developments in East Asia,” Law and Society Association (New Orleans, LA)

2016    “The Forms and Meanings of Sovereignty: U.S. Subic Bay Naval Base, Philippines,” Paper session, “Crossing Legal Borders: East and Southeast Asian Sovereignty,” Association for Asian Studies (Seattle, WA)

2016    “Seeing is Believing, Reading as Learning: Transparency and Accessibility in Field Notes,” Panelist, CER Ethnographic Methods Symposium (University of California, Berkeley)

  • 1 of 7 out of 125 submissions selected

2015    “Legal Histories and Cultures within Global Borderlands: The Subic Bay Naval Base and Subic Bay Freeport Zone,” Paper session, “Global & Transnational Sociology: Alternative Perspectives,” American Sociological Association (Chicago, IL)

2015    “Managing Asymmetries in Global Borderlands: How Organizational Forms Shape Cross-Cultural and Unequal Interactions,” Paper Session, Minority Fellowship Program Research Session: Issues in Global Inequalities, Experiences, and Activism, American Sociological Association (Chicago, IL)

2015    “Global Borderlands: Legacies of American Power in the Philippines,” Paper Session, “The Presence of the Past: Rethinking Historical Legacies,” Revisiting Remaking Modernity Mini-Conference, ASA Section on Comparative-Historical Sociology (Evanston, IL)

2015    “Legal Histories and Cultures within Global Borderlands: The Subic Bay Naval Base and Subic Bay Freeport Zone,” Paper session, “Law at the Margins: Legal Cultures, Disputes, and Identities of Liminal Persons and Places,” Law and Society Association (Seattle, WA)

2015    “Historical Legacies of Place: From Military Base to Freeport Zone” Paper Session, “Margins, Liminality, and Boundary Work,” Culture and Cognition mini-conference, Eastern Sociological Society (New York, NY)

2014    “Global Borderlands: A Case Study of Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines,” Panelist, Junior Theorists Symposium (Berkeley, CA)

  • 1 of 9 out of over 90 submissions selected

2014    “The Legacies of American Empire: From Military Base to Freeport Zone” Paper session (invited panelist) on America’s Informal and Formal Empire, Social Science History Association (Toronto, ON)

2014    “The Historical Legacies of Place: From Military Base to Freeport Zone” Extended session, Yale’s Center for Cultural Sociology Anniversary Conference (New Have, CT)

2014    “Global Borderlands: A Case Study of Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines” Selected participant, Aage Sørensen Memorial Conference (Oxford, UK)

  • Accommodations provided

2013    “Global Borderlands: A Case Study of Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines” Paper session, Eastern Sociological Society (Boston, MA)

2013    “Global Borderlands: A Case Study of Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines” Paper session, Law and Society Association (Boston, MA)

2013    “Global Borderlands: A Case Study of Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines” Paper session, “Law on the Edge,” Canadian Law and Society Association & the Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand (Vancouver, BC)

2013    The Production of Global Symbolic Capital: An Examination of World Heritage” Paper session, Annual Meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society (New York, NY)

2012    “The Construction of Global Symbolic Capital: An Examination of World Heritage Sites” Roundtable, Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Society (Denver, CO)

2012    “The Construction of Global Symbolic Capital: An Examination of World Heritage Sites” Roundtable, Annual Meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society (New York, NY)

2012    “Historical Legacies, Contemporary Inequalities: The Social Structure of Travel” Roundtable, Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Society (Denver, CO)

ADDITIONAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Summer 2010  Research Assistant, Princeton University, Department of Sociology, Viviana Zelizer

Summer 2009  Research Assistant, Princeton University, Department of Sociology, Sara McLanahan

  • Study of the literature on relationship quality of cohabiting couples for book chapter

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

University of California, Riverside, Department of Sociology
Graduate: Economic Sociology (Fall 2017)
Undergraduate: Classical Theory (Winter 2018), Introduction to Sociology (Spring 2018)

Bryn Mawr College, Growth and Structure of Cities Department
Junior Conference/Research Design (.5 credit; Fall 2015; Spring 2016); Research Methods and Theories (Spring 2015, Spring 2016); Senior Seminar (Fall 2015); Urban Culture and Society/Introduction to Urban Studies (Fall 2015); Borderlands (Spring 2015)

Princeton University, Department of Sociology, Preceptor (Teaching Assistant)
Western Way of War, Miguel Centeno (Spring 2011); Claims and Evidence in Sociology, Paul Willis and Mitch Duneier (Fall 2010); Introduction to Sociology, Mitch Duneier and Paul Starr (Fall 2009)

SELECT SERVICE ACTIVITIES

Profession
2016-2019 Elected Council Member, ASA Political Economy of the World-System
Section

  • Chair, 2016-2017 Survey committee
  • Publications committee member, 2016-2017

2016-2017 Features co-editor (“Op-Ed Corner”), Trajectories (ASA Comparative/Historical Sociology section newsletter)

2016-2017 Member, Abstract review committee, “Fellow Travelers on Different Roads: The Intersections of Economic Sociology and Organizations, Occupations, and Work,” mini-conference (Montreal, QC, CA)

2016-2017 Co-organizer (with Jacob Lederman), Roundtables, Community and Urban Sociology Section of the ASA

2015-2017 Committee Member, ASA Asia and Asian American Section’s Graduate Student Paper Award

2015-2017 Co-organizer (with Jonathan Wyrtzen), Roundtables, Global and Transnational Sociology section of the ASA

2015-2016 Co-organizer (with Jeb Sprague), Roundtables, Political Economy of the World-System section of the ASA

2014-2016 Network Representative, Culture Network of the Social Science History Association

2016      Co-organizer (with Nicholas H Wilson), “Sovereignty, States, and Empire” panel, Social Science History Association (Chicago, IL)

2016      Organizer, “Crossing Legal Borders: East and Southeast Asian Sovereignty” panel, Association for Asian Studies (Seattle, WA)

2016      Organizer, “Sovereignty and Empire” panel, Decoloniality Mini-Conference Session, Eastern Sociological Society (Boston, MA)

2014-2015 Membership Committee, Economic Sociology section of the ASA

2014-2015 Mentoring Committee, Political Economy of the World-System section of the ASA

2013-14   Student Representative, Political Economy of the World-System section of the ASA

  • Co-creator, organizer, Graduate Mentoring Program

WI 2013 Co-Editorial Assistant, Ethnography (short-term position to facilitate journal move)

2013     Co-Organizer (with Vaughn Schmutz and Michael A. Elliott), “Constructing World Heritage: Equity and Sustainability in Natural and Cultural Preservation – Thematic Session” Eastern Sociological Society (Boston, MA)

2010-2011 Co-Editor, Accounts (ASA Economic Sociology section newsletter)

Discussant: Paper and roundtables sessions at various annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, Social Science History Association, Law and Society Association, and Eastern Sociological Society

Reviewer for:   Ethnography, City & Community, Sociological Forum, Contemporary Sociology, Journal of World Systems Research, American Sociological Review, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Sociology of Development

University of Michigan
2017    Invited speaker, “10 Tips to Thrive in, Not Just Survive, Grad School,” National Center for Institutional Diversity, University of Michigan (February 22)

2017    Invited chair, “Michigan Knowledge in a World of Empires and Colonies” panel as part of Symposium 1917: Michigan’s Great War and Its Aftermath,” Department of History, University of Michigan (February 17)

2016    Invited speaker, “Research Ethics,” Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, University of Michigan (November 8)

Bryn Mawr College
2015-2016   Junior Faculty co-convener (with Sydne Record)

2015-2016     Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow mentor (Rochelle Waite)

SP 2015-2016  Institutional Review Board (IRB) departmental reviewer

SP 2015-2016  Departmental co-advisor to class of 2016

Princeton University
2012          Graduate Admissions Committee Member, Department of Sociology

2009-10  Cohort Representative, Graduate Sociology Advisory Committee

2009          Invited Paper Discussant, Economic Sociology Workshop, “How you downsize is who you downsize: Structural vulnerability and accountability in layoffs,” (by Alexandra Kalev)

Community Engagement
2013            Reader, Gender and Sexuality Studies Senior Thesis Prize Committee, Princeton University

2012-           Application Reviewer, Asian & Pacific Islander Scholarship Fund

2010-2011   Diversity Fellow, Office of Academic Affairs and Diversity, Princeton University

2008-2010  Graduate Women of Color Caucus, Princeton University, Executive Committee Member (2009-10); Planning committee, annual conference (2008-09)

Professional Affiliations:
American Sociological Association, Eastern Sociological Society, Law and Society Association, Social Science History Association, Sociologists for Women in Society

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