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College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty and Staff

Jimy Sanders

Title: Professor
Department: Sociology
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 803-777-3123
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Department of Sociology


Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara (1984) He conducts research in the areas of immigration and minority groups, with a focus on socio-economic stratification and mobility. His primary interest is in the processes through which immigrants become engaged in the labor market of their host society. More broadly, he is interested in how global changes in investment practices, labor-demand and migration, and the organization of production affect socio-economic stratification and mobility.