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AngieChungAngie  Chung

Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Sociology

Immigration; second generation Asians in the U.S.; race and ethnicity; community and urban sociology; gender and family 

Campus phone: (518) 442-4677
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Angie Y. Chung is Associate Professor of Sociology at UAlbany.  She received her B.A. at Yale University and Ph.D. in sociology at the University of California at Los Angeles.  She has also served as Visiting Professor at Yonsei and Korea University.  Her areas of expertise include immigration and the second generation, community and urban sociology, race and ethnicity, Asian American studies, qualitative methods, and gender and family.

She recently released her book Legacies of Struggle: Conflict and Cooperation in Korean American Politics (Stanford University Press, 2007).  She is currently working on a research project on Koreatown, Chinatown, and the suburbs in the LA and NY-NJ metropolitan areas and another on cultural carriers in Korean and Chinese immigrant families.

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