Marie earned her doctorate in Sociology at Paris Sorbonne in 2013. Her dissertation qualitatively and comparatively analyzed Latino political participation in Boston, Los Angeles, and Miami.
Marie spent three years in residence at Harvard University as a Fulbright Scholar and a postdoctoral researcher. She has won funding from the University of California at Berkeley, Stanford University, and the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship.
Her research interests include Latin American immigrants in the US and the EU, as well as racial and ethnic inequality and discrimination in the US, especially as it pertains to the Latin American diaspora.