Maria Abascal is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Columbia University. She recently completed a postdoc in the Population Studies and Training Center at Brown University, and she received her PhD in Sociology and Social Policy from Princeton University. Broadly, Maria is interested in intergroup relations and boundary processes, especially as they pertain to race, ethnicity and nationalism. Her work draws on a range of quantitative methods and data sources, including original lab, survey, and field experiments. Her research has appeared in the American Journal of Sociology, the American Sociological Review, and the Annual Review of Sociology, among other venues.
Here is a link to her website.