Katherine Jensen. 2017. “The Epistemic Logic of Asylum Screening: (Dis)embodiment and the Production of Asylum Knowledge in Brazil.” Ethnic and Racial Studies:1-19. [link].

Shapira, Harel, Katherine Jensen, and Ken-Hou Lin. 2017. “Trends and Patterns of Concealed Handgun License Applications: A Multi-State Analysis.” Social Currents:1-12. [link].

Collins, Caitlyn, Katherine Jensen, and Javier Auyero. 2017. “A Proposal for Public Sociology as Localized Intervention and Collective Enterprise: The Makings and Impact of Invisible in Austin.” Qualitative Sociology 40(2):191-214. [link].

Auyero, Javier, and Katherine Jensen. 2015. “For Political Ethnographies of Urban Marginality.” City & Community 14(4):359-363. [link].

Katherine Jensen. 2014. “Black Brazil Never Slept.” Contexts 13(2):44-49. [link].


Katherine Jensen. Forthcoming. “El asilo pensado como un campo: percepciones, posturas y relaciones en el proceso de refugio en Brasil” (Asylum thought as a field: Perceptions, stances and relations in the asylum process in Brazil) in Pierre Bourdieu en la sociología latinoamericana: El uso de campo y habitus en la investigación, eds. R. Castro and H. J. Suárez. Mexico City, MX: UNAM Press.

Katherine Jensen. 2015. “Kumar: Driving in the Nighttime.” Pp. 138-161 in Invisible in Austin: Life and Labor in an American City, edited by J. Auyero. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. [see book’s website here].

Pereyra, Brenda, Nuria Pena, and Katherine Jensen. 2012. “Teaching to remember: Memorials of repression in Argentina and the impact on students.” In International Education and Global Justice: Rethinking the Politics of Sustainability, edited by T. Belghazi and S. Graiouid. Rabat: Publications of the Faculty of Letters.


Katherine Jensen. 2013. Review of Consent of the Damned: Ordinary Argentinians in the Dirty War. By David M. K. Sheinin. The Latin Americanist 57(3):106-108. [link].

Auyero, Javier and Katherine Jensen. 2012. “Lives at the Urban Margins.” Review of Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo, Sangre Salada by Sebastian Hacher, and Los Otros by Josefina Licitra. Public Books. [link].


“The Palestine Exception on Campus.” The Huffington Post. December 23, 2015. [link].

“Stop calling it a ‘refugee crisis’.” The Daily Texan. September 30, 2015. [link].

Collins, Caitlyn, Katherine Jensen, Kristine Kilanski and Javier Auyero. 2015. “The Other Side of Austin, Texas.” Metropolitics. [link].

Auyero, Javier, Caitlyn Collins, and Katherine Jensen. “Exposing the Underbelly of Austin’s Economic Segregation.” Austin American-Statesman. June 24, 2015. [link].

Republished in Life & Letters: College of Liberal Arts Magazine [link], Texas Perspectives [link], and Todo Austin [link].

“Dismantling White Supremacy at Vassar.” Racism Review. December 11, 2014. [link].

“When the Bullets Aren’t Rubber: Racism and Violence in Brazil’s Protests.” Racism Review. July 3, 2013.  [link].


“Framing Afrodescendants in a country ‘donde no hay negros’: A critical analysis of the 2010 Argentine census survey of African descent.” Master’s Thesis. Sociology Department, University of Texas at Austin. May 2013. [link].