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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) and Saving Face: The Emotional Costs of the Asian Immigrant Family Myth (Rutgers University Press, 2016). She is currently working on an NSF-funded research project on the politics of economic growth and urban redevelopment among Korean and Chinese immigrants in Koreatown and Monterey Park, Los Angeles.