Angie Chung

Expert in Asian-American studies explores immigration and the second generation, race and ethnicity, and gender and family

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Angie Chung

Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Sociology

Immigration; Asian Americans/ Korean Americans; race and ethnicity; community and urban sociology; gender and family

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Angie Y. Chung is an Associate Professor of Sociology at UAlbany. She received her B.A. at Yale University and Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of California Los Angeles. She has served as Visiting Professor at Yonsei and Korea University and as the 2016 Dr. Thomas Tam Visiting Scholar at the City University of New York. Her areas of expertise include immigration and the second generation, community and urban sociology, gender and family, race and ethnicity, Asian American studies, and qualitative methods.

She is author of Legacies of Struggle: Conflict and Cooperation in Korean American Politics (Stanford University Press, 2007). Her forthcoming book, Saving Face: The Emotional Costs of the Asian Immigrant Family Myth, is currently in press with Rutgers University Press. She is currently working on an NSF-funded research project on the politics of economic growth and urban redevelopment in Koreatown and Monterey Park, Los Angeles.