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

Assistant 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

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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 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 has authored 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 L.A. and New York-New Jersey metropolitan areas and another on cultural carriers in Korean and Chinese immigrant families.