Arlett   Lomeli

Assistant Professor  

Office: BMAIN 1.438
Phone: (956) 882-7112
Email: arlett.lomeli@utrgv.edu

Dr. Arlett Lomeli

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Latino identity in the Media
    • Criminalization of Latino Immigrants in the Media
    • Gender Inequality in Immigrant identity
    • Disaster Studies in the RGV
    • Eco-Feminism, Criminology, and Racial identification in the U.S. Census
  • Education

    • PhD, Sociology, Texas A&M University, 2015
    • MS, Sociology, The University of Texas - Pan American, 2008
    • BA, Sociology, The University of Texas - Pan American, 2003
  • Currently Teaching

    SOCI 4323 90L - Mex Amer Experience:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    SOCI 1301 13 - Intro to Sociology:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    SOCI 4313 90L - Race & Ethnic Relations:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks




Selected Publications


  • Dean Kyne, William Donner, and Arlett Lomeli. "Information Seeking and Evacuation Decision Making in Hypothetical Hurricane Events in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas," International Journal of Emergency Management (June 2018).

  • Dean Kyne, Arlett Lomeli, William Donner, and Erika Zuloaga. "Who Will Stay, Who Will Leave: Decision-Making of Residents Living in Potential Hurricane Impact Areas During a Hypothetical Hurricane Event in the Rio Grande Valley," Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2018).

  • Bienvenido Ruiz, Raymond Guerra, Arlett Lomeli, Rolando Longoria, and Billy Ulibarri. "The Catholic Church and Mexican American Social Mobility in the Postwar Midwest: Evidence from Life and Family Histories," Thousand Oaks, CA: Social Currents 5, no. 1 (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2017): 32-48.

  • Jie-Sheng Jan, Ping-Yin Kuan, and Arlett Lomeli. "Social Context, Parental Exogamy and Hakka Language Retention in Taiwan," Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development (2016).

  • Arlett Lomeli. Mexican Americans. The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Nationalism. West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2015: 10.

  • Jie-Sheng Jan, Arlett Lomeli, and B. Harden . "Language Policy, Ethnic Context, and Language Shift of Austronesian Indigenes in Taiwan," Language Policy .

  • Bienvenido Ruiz, Billy Ulibarri, Arlett Lomeli, Raymond Guerra, and Rolando Longoria. "The Relative Influence of Legal Pressure on Outcomes in a Rehabilitation Aftercare Drug Court," .



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Dean Kyne. Community Resiliency from Hurricane Disasters in the Bilingual and Bicultural Rio Grande Valley, the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice-President for Academic Affairs, $12,180.00 (November 20, 2017 - July 30, 2018)

  • Arlett Lomeli. Lechner Graduate Grant, Texas A&M University, ( 2008)



Selected Presentations


  • Joan Reed, Lionel Cavazos, and Arlett Lomeli. "Developing Collaborative Learning Activities," Faculty Professional Development Workshop, Center for Teaching Excellence, EEDUC 1.525 (April 2018)

  • Joan Reed, Lionel Cavazos, and Arlett Lomeli. "Developing Collaborative Learning Activities," Faculty Professional Development Workshop, Center for Teaching Excellence, BMAIN 1.212B (April 2018)

  • Arlett Lomeli. "Connecting Online: Social Integration through Group Development," Sparking Innovations in Online & Hybrid Learning, UTRGV Center for Online Learning and Teaching Technology, Brownsville, TX (March 2018)

  • Hsuying Ward, Ian Werkheiser, Bradley Christoffersen, Ignacio Rodriguez, Arlett Lomeli, Rupesh Kariyat, and Angela Chapman. "Accessibility Learning Community: Creating Student Success through Universal Design for Learning," UTRGV Teaching Excellence Symposium, Center for Teaching Excellence, Edinburg (February 2018)

  • Arlett Lomeli. "More than Bibi, Selena, Juan, and Vicente: Media's Racial Formation of Mexican Immigrants' Gender Identity," South Padre Island International Research Forum, National Association of African American Studies & Affiliates, South Padre Island, Texas (2015)

  • Arlett Lomeli. "Malnutrition Among Women and Children," American Sociological Association 2012 Annual Meeting, American Sociological Association, (2012)

  • Arlett Lomeli and April Garcia. "Anomic Latinos: Using Durkheim’s Concept of Anomie to Analyze the Lives of Latinos in America," American Sociological Association 2011 Annual Meeting, American Sociological Association, (2011)

  • Arlett Lomeli. "Curanderismo: Mexican American Women and Family Medicine," Southwestern Social Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting, Southwestern Social Science Association, (2011)

  • Arlett Lomeli. "Factors Affecting Latino Racial Identification: A Use of Census Data," Southwestern Social Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting, Southwestern Social Science Association, (2011)

Current Courses

SOCI 4323 90L - Mex Amer Experience:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
SOCI 1301 13 - Intro to Sociology:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
SOCI 4313 90L - Race & Ethnic Relations:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses