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Dulce Maria Soares Scott, PhD
Dulce Maria Soares Scott, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice and Family Science, Anderson University; Affiliated Researcher, IPLWS
Dulce Maria Scott holds a PhD in sociology from Brown University. She is a full professor at Anderson University in Indiana and an affiliated researcher with the Institute for Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies at Rhode Island College. She is also a research consultant to the Portuguese American Leadership Council of the United States (PALCUS). One of her areas of academic specialization is immigration, ethnicity, and race in America. Recently, she has conducted research on Latino-owned businesses in central Indiana and on immigrant women to the state of Indiana from all over the world. Lately, she has concentrated her efforts on the experience of integration of Luso-descendants in America. She has published several papers related to these areas of study and has made numerous presentations at various conferences and colloquia in the United States and Portugal. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences and is an associate editor of the academic journal published by the Academy.