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Marcela S Cerrutti

Centro de Estudios de Población (CENEP)
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Nationality: Argentina
Gender: F

Member since: 2017
Membership No: 44648
Membership Type: regular

Field of Study: Demography, Sociology

Specialization: Education and Schooling, Families and Households, Gender Roles-Differentials, International Migration

Regional focus: Latin America and the Caribbean

Education: Doctorate (Ph.D, MD) , 1997 , University of Texas at Austin , Sociology

Working languages: Spanish , English

Other association membership in population or related fields: Latin American Population Association (ALAP), Population Association of America (PAA)

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Marcela Cerrutti  has a Ph.D. in Sociology with a specialization in Demography from The University of Texas at Austin. She is a research member of the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research at the Center for Population Studies (CENEP) in Argentina and Full Professor at the National University of San Martín. She was director of CENEP and Vice-President of the Latin American Association of Population. Currently she is a member of the IUSSP Panel on International Migration.  She has coordinated numerous research and has also been consultant for several international organizations (IOM, UNFPA, ECLAC, CELADE, UNDP, UNICEF, IADB, and PAHO) and for the Argentinean Government (Ministry of Education, Ministry of Science and Technology, City Government of Buenos Aires). She has more than seventy national and international publications to her name.  




Cerrutti, M. and Emilio Parrado. 2020. "Migrations in South America" Sage Handbook on International Migration, in Christine Inglis, Wei Li and Binod Khadria, (Eds.). Los Angeles: Sage Reference.


Cerrutti M. and Binstock G. 2019 “Migration, adolescence and education in Argentina: unraveling learning gaps” in Revista Latinoamericana de Población,  RELAP,  Vol. 13,  Num. 24: 36-62.


Cerrutti, M and Maguid A. 2016 "Economic crisis in Spain and the return of South American immigrants" in Migraciones Internacionales,  Vol.8,  Num.3,  p. 155-189, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Mexico.


Cerrutti, M. 2017. "Untying Knots: Gender, Family and Migration in Argentina" in Eleonor Faur (Comp.) Mujeres y varones en la Argentina de hoy. Géneros en movimiento. Buenos Aires: Siglo XXI and Fundación OSDE.


Cerrutti, M. and Massey, D. 2001. "On the Auspices of Female Mexican Migration to the United States",  Demography, Vol 38,Num. 2.  187-200.


Honorary or professional positions and awards:
Research Member of the Argentina National Council for Scientific and Technical Research