The Trouble with Unity: Latino Politics and the Creation of Identity (Oxford University Press, 2010).
Winner of the 2011 American Political Science Association's Ralph Bunche Award for the best book in political science on ethnic and cultural pluralism and the Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Section of the American Political Science Association for the best book on Racial and Ethnic Political Identities, Ideologies, and Theories.
“Beyond Unity: Du Bois and Race Politics in the 21st Century.” Special section entitled: “Du Bois as Political Philosopher” in Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race (Forthcoming, Fall 2011)
“Mestiza Poetics: Walt Whitman, Barack Obama and the Question of Union,” in A Political Companion to Walt Whitman, edited by John Seery (The University Press of Kentucky, 2011): 59-95.
“Going Public: Hannah Arendt, Immigrant Action and the Space of Appearance,” Political Theory Vol. 37, No. 5 (October 2009): 595-622.
“Patrolling Borders: Hybrids, Hierarchies and the Challenge of Mestizaje,” Political Research Quarterly, Vol. 57, No. 4 (December 2004): 595-607.