Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde


Director of Graduate Studies | Assistant Professor

Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde

Contact Information

Office Location: Old Main 216F
Phone: 435-797-1241
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Dr. Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde is a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology at Utah State University. She earned a Ph.D. in sociology from Texas A&M University in 2018, where she specialized in demography and population health. Her research examines how the lived experience of belonging to more than one socially disadvantaged or marginalized population is associated with adverse physical and mental health outcomes, with a current emphasis on sexual and gender minorities of color. In 2021, Dr. Marquez-Velarde was awarded a Career Enhancement Fellowship by the Institute for Citizens and Scholars (formerly the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation).

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Marquez-Velarde, Guadalupe, Gabe H. Miller, Guizhen Ma, and Verna M. Keith. 2022. “Psychological Distress among Black Immigrants by Region of Birth.” Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 24:368-375.

Shircliff, Jesse E.*, Jordan Hammon*, Carina Linares*, Teresa Larsen*, and Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde. 2022 (Online). “Economic Inequality during Covid-19 as a Pathway to Food Insecurity for People who are Disabled and Racialized as Non-White.” Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition

Miller, Gabe H., Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde, Mario Suarez, and Christy Glass. 2023 (Online). “Support Saves Lives: Exploring the Relationship Between Age of Transition, Family Support, and Retrospective K-12 Educational Experiences in Transgender Suicidality.” Transgender Health 


Public Health Post: The Failure to Prevent Suicide in Immigration Detention

Career Enhancement Fellows Named for 2021

CHaSS Faculty Research Spotlight: Assistant Professor of Sociology, Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde