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Ph.D. Florida International University, Comparative Sociology
M.A. Florida International University, Comparative Sociology
B.A. Florida International University, Psychology

“Wage Matters & Globalization: South Florida’s Low-Wage Immigrant Plant Nursery Workers and Business Protectionism in the Age of Neoliberalism" (2012). FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Paper 783.
    “Immigrant Construction Workers and Health and Safety: the South Florida Experience.” Bruce Nissen, Alejandro Angee, and Marc Weinstein. Labor Studies Journal, Vol. 33: 48-62.
    “Seeds of justice: Combating wage theft among South Florida’s plant nursery workers.” Alejandro Angee and Cynthia S. Hernandez. Accepted by the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin.
   “Community Knowledge and Attitudes toward Refugees and Asylees in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties: An Analysis for the International Rescue Committee.” Emily Eisenhauer, Alejandro Angee, Brianne Barclay, and Jasney Cogua-Lopez. National Association for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin, Vol. 27: 224-236.

   “El Programa REVEST” Contract with Goberna America Latina, Escuela de Politica y Alto Gobierno. Case Study of the REVEST program at Miami Dade College.
    “Immigrants in Florida: Characteristics and Contributions.” Emily Eisenhauer, Yue Zang, Cynthia S. Hernandez, and Alejandro Angee. Research Institute on Social and Economic Policy. Available at

Professional Presentations:
“Behind the Scenes: Flexibility and commodification in South Florida’s TV and film production industry.” Presented at the UCLA Institute for Research and Employment’s Labor, Sports and Entertainment Conference. Los Angeles, CA. April 17-18, 2015.
“55 Years after Peter Pan: The Continuing but Ever-Changing Cuban Exodus: Presented at the Florida 2015 Refugee Services Consultation. Jacksonville, FL. February 11-13, 2015.
“Barriers to Exiting Homelessness; Miami’s Immigration Context.” Presented at the International Comparative Research on Labor, Housing, and Homelessness in Global Cities Symposium, Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan, December 14-16, 2013.
“Life in the Margins: Plant nursery work in Miami-Dade County, Florida.” Presented at a session titled Social Justice in the Neo-Liberal Immigrant City at the 112th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, November 20-24, 2013.
“Transcending Localities: Shaping Immigrant Experiences through the Discourse and Professional Practices of Business Elites in Florida’s Plant Nursery Industry” The Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. August 21, 2011.

Wage Theft: Morality and Economics in South Florida.” Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting. Merida, Yucatan. March 24-27, 2010.
"Reproducing Inequalities: Wage Theft in South Florida's Plant Nursery Industry" Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference IV. Miami, FL. November 5-8, 2008.
“Without a Paycheck, Without a Voice: Wage theft in South Florida’s Plant Nursery Industry.” The Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. July 31, 2008.
“Planting Seeds: Community Action and Social Research Working Together to Combat Wage Theft in South Florida’s Plant Nurseries.” American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. Washington D.C. December 2, 2007.
“Immigrant Construction Workers and Health and Safety: the South Florida Experience.”United Association of Labor Educators Conference. Washington D.C. March 8-10, 2007.
“Wage Theft in South Florida’s Low-Wage Industries.” Lat Crit XII. Miami Beach, Fl. October 4, 2007.

Academic/Research Interests:
Immigration, Globalization, Labor

National Association for the Practice of Anthropology Student Achievement Award, 2007
National Association for the Practice of Anthropology Student Achievement Award, 2005


Courses Taught:
SYG2000 Introduction to Sociology
SYG2010 Social Problems
SYG2430 Sociology of Marriage and Family
SYG2230 Multi Ethnic America
ATN2410 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Professional Association:
American Anthropological Association


Alejandro Angee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Sociology


Office: 3506-3

Phone: (305) 237-3180


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