Professor, Sociology; Professor, Asian American Studies; Walter and Shirely Wang Endowed Chair in U.S.-China Relations and Communications
Department: Sociology CA
Keywords: Chinese Studies
B.A., English, Zhongshan University, 1982
M.A., Sociology, SUNY Albany, 1985
PhD, Sociology, SUNY Albany, 1989
Immigration, immigrant adaptation, race and ethnicity, urban sociology
Contemporary Chinese America: Immigration, Ethnicity, and Community Transformation. temple University Press, 2009.
The Transformation of Chinese America 《美国华人社会的变迁》.Shanghai: Sanlian Publishers, 2006.
Asian American Youth: Culture, Identity, and Ethnicity (co-edited with Jennifer Lee). Routledge, 2004..
Contemporary Asian America: A Multidisciplinary Reader (co-edited with James V. Gatewood). New York University Press, 2000; 2nd ed., 2007..
“Noneconomic Effects of Ethnic Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Chinatown and Koreatown in Los Angeles, USA” (with Myungduk Cho). Thunderbird
International Business Review 52.2 (2010).
“How Neighborhoods Matter for Immigrant Children: The Formation of Educational Resources in Chinatown, Koreatown, and Pico Union, Los Angeles.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 35.7 (2009).