Nilda Flores-Gonz�lez is a professor and associate director of sociology in the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics. Her work focuses on race and ethnicity, children and youth, identity, Latino sociology and education. Her current research explores the effects of racialization on the ways in which Latino youth understand national belonging. Professor Flores-Gonz�lez is the author of "Citizens but not Americans: Race and Belonging among Latino Millennials" (NYU Press, 2017), and "School Kids, Street Kids: Identity Development in Latino Students" (Teachers College Press 2002), co-editor of "Marcha: Latino Chicago in the Immigrant Rights Movement" (University of Illinois Press 2010) and co-editor of "Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Era" (University of Illinois Press 2013). She has published articles on various topics such as race and Latino identity, youth and social justice, and education and has received funding from the Ford Foundation, the National Science Foundation and the Russell Sage Foundation.