Amie   Bostic

Assistant Professor  

Office: BMAIN 1.436
Phone: (956) 882-8894
Email: amie.bostic@utrgv.edu

Dr. Amie Bostic





Selected Publications


  • Amie Bostic. Your Guide to Multilevel Models. Durham, NC: Duke University, Social Science Reserach Institute, ModU, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2017.

  • MO Angela and Amie Bostic. "Lags and Leaps: The Dynamics of Demography, Economy and Policy and Their Implications for Life Course Research," Handbook of the Life Course. Springer, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2016: 705–720.

  • David Brady and Amie Bostic. "Paradoxes of Social Policy Welfare Transfers, Relative Poverty, and Redistribution Preferences," American Sociological Review 80, no. 2 (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2015): 268–298.

  • Amie Bostic. Poverty . American Immigration: An Encyclopedia of Political, Social, and Cultural Change. New York, New York: Routledge, 2, no. 2 March 2015: 447-452.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Amie Bostic. Summer Research Fellowship, Duke Graduate School, $5,000.00 (June 1, 2016 - August 31, 2016)

  • Amie Bostic. Program for Advanced Research in Social Science Fellowship, Duke University, $20,000.00 (September 1, 2015 - May 31, 2016)

  • Amie Bostic. Summer Research Fellowship , Duke Graduate School, $5,000.00 (May 1, 2015 - August 31, 2015)

  • Amie Bostic. Summer Research Fellowship , Duke Graduate School, $5,000.00 (May 1, 2013 - August 31, 2013)

  • Amie Bostic. James B. Duke Fellowship, Duke University, $20,000.00 (September 1, 2010 - May 31, 2013)



Selected Presentations


  • Amie Bostic. "Exploring the Relationship between Religion and Welfare Preferences: Protestant Ethic, Substitution Effect, and Minority Status," American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, American Sociological Association, Montreal, Canada (August 2017)

  • Angela O'Rand and Amie Bostic. "Lags and Leaps: The Dynamics of Demography, Economy and Policy and Their Implications for Life Course Research," American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington (August 2016)

  • Amie Bostic. "School Composition, Teacher Quality, and Teacher Retention," American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, American Sociological Association, Chicago, IL (August 2015)

  • Amie Bostic. "School Composition, Teacher Quality, and Teacher Retention in New Immigrant Destinations," Southern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Southern Sociological Society, New Orleans, LA (April 2015)

  • Christina Gibson-Davis, Anna Gassman-Pines, Elizabeth Ananat , and Amie Bostic. "The Increasing Significance of Shotgun Marriage," Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Population Association of America, Boston, MA (May 2014)

  • Amie Bostic. "Immigrant Poverty in Comparative Perspective: A Multi-Level Analysis Across 17 Affluent Democracies," American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, American Sociological Association, New York, NY (August 2013)

  • Amie Bostic and E. Borelli. "Money in the Bank? Welfare Generosity and Household Financial Asset Ownership," American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, American Sociological Association, New York, New York (August 2013)

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SOCI 4310 02 - Sociology of Gender:
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SOCI 1323 01 - Social Problems:
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