“Don’t send your sick here to be treated, our own people need it more’: Immigrants’ Access to Healthcare in South Africa,International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, Vol 13, No 1 (2017): 53-68.

'Please GO HOME and BUILD Africa’: Criminalising Immigrants in South Africa, co-authored with Mark Shaw, Journal of Southern African Affairs, Special Issue on Labour, Insecurity and Violence in South Africa, M Bolt and D Rajak, editors. (October 2016) 42(5).

The Vulnerability of Immigrants in Research: Enhancing Protocol Development and Ethics Review, Journal of Academic Ethics, co-authored with Robert H. McLaughlin (2015).

Buenos y malos extranjeros: La formación de clases como perspectiva ante las admisiones y exclusiones en la política migratoria de Estados Unidos en el siglo XX, Historia Mexicana, (abril-junio 2014).

When Pernicious Foreigners Become Citizens: Naturalization in Early Twentieth-Century Mexico, Journal of Politics and Law, Vol. 6, No. 1 (March 2013).

law-and-history-reviewImmigration and Techniques of Governance in Mexico and the United States: Recalibrating National Narratives through Comparative Immigration Histories, co-authored with Robert H. McLaughlin, Law and History Review Vol. 29, No 2 (May 2011).

Arab ‘Amirka’: Exploring Arab Diasporas in Mexico and the United States, Comparative Studies of South Asia and the Middle East (Spring 2011).

Chang ET, Yang J, Alfaro-Velcamp, T, So SKS, Glaser SL, Gomez SL, Disparities in liver incidence by nativity and acculturation in California Hispanics and Asians, Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, (December 2010).

Cancer Epidemiology: Biomarkers & PreventionKeegan THM, John EM, Fish K, Alfaro-Velcamp T, Clarke CA, Gomez SL, Breast Cancer Incidence Patterns Among California Hispanic Women, Cancer Epidemiology: Biomarkers & Prevention, 19, 5 (May 2010).

‘Reelizing’ Arab and Jewish Ethnicity in Mexican Film,
The Americas 63, 2 (October 2006).

Immigrant Positioning in Twentieth-Century Mexico:  Middle Easterners, Foreign Citizens, and Multiculturalism
Hispanic American Historical Review, 86, 1 (February 2006).

The Historiography of Arab Immigration to Argentina:
The Intersection between the Real and Imaginary Argentina,
Immigrants and Minorities (March/July1997) Vol. 16, No. 1& 2, (reprinted in Arab and Jewish Immigrants in Latin America:  Images and Realities, edited by Ignacio Klich and Jeffrey Lesser. London:  Frank Cass, 1998; translated into German. “Wunsch und Wirklichkeit: Arabische Einwanderung nach Argentinien,“ ila (Bonn, Germany, 2002).

Book Chapters:

Profit, Privilege, and the Promise of Mexico: The Making of Carlos Slim Helú and Family, Palestinian, Lebanese and Syrian Communities in the World: Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Studies, edited by Trevor Batrouney, Tobias Boos, Anton Escher, Paul Tabar. Heidelberg, Germany: Universitätsverlag Winter 2014.

From Tío Mustafa to Auntie Rana: Journeys to Mexico, the U.S., and Lebanon, Ethnic Historians and the Mainstream: Shaping America’s Immigration Story, edited by Alan Kraut and David A. Gerber, Rutgers University Press, 2013.

From ‘Baisanos’ to Billionaires: Locating Arabs in Mexico. Between the Middle East and the Americas: The Cultural Politics of Diaspora, edited by Ella Shohat and Evelyn Alsultany. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2013.

La Recepción Ambivalente: Los Inmigrantes del Medio Oriente en la Laguna en México Durante los siglos XIX y XX, Xenofobia y Xenofilia en la Historia de México, siglos XIX y XX. Homenaje a Moisés González Navarro. Mexico City, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, al Instituto Nacional de Migración y a DGE Ediciones, 2006.

La etnicidad árabe y judía en la filmografía mexicana,  Árabes y judíos en América Latina. Historia, representaciones y desafíos, compiled by Ignacio Klich. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Siglo XXI, 2006.



Mexican Muslims in the Twentieth Century: Challenging Stereotypes and Negotiating Space, Muslims in the West: Sojourners to Citizens, edited by Yvonne Haddad. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.


Other Publications:

Dr. Alfaro-Velcamp has also published book reviews in Hispanic American Historical Review (2011, 2013), The Americas (2008), and the International Journal of Middle East Studies (2005) and has been a contributor to the Encyclopedia of Social Welfare History in North America (2005) and The Islamic World: Past and Present, Volume II (2004).