Associate Professor of Anthropology
383 Haines Hall
Los Angeles , CA 90095
Ph.D., City University of New York 1990
1995 The Re-Invention of Affirmative Action: Korean Immigrants' Changing Conceptions of African and Latin Americans. Urban Anthropology 24 (1-2):59-92.
1996 Use and Abuse of Race and Culture: Black/Korean Tension in America. American Anthropologist 98(3):492-499.
1997 The Korean American Dream: Immigrants and Small Business in New York City. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
1999 'Im Floating in the Air': Creation of a Korean Transnational Space among Korean-Latino-American Re-Migrants.?Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique 7(3): 667-695.
1999 I Really Do Feel Im 1.5!? the Construction of Self and Community by Young Korean American. Amerasia Journal 25(1): 139-164
Domestic violence in Korean and Korean immigrant families; Korean "comfort women" in the Japanese military.
"Conception of Ethnicities by Koreans: The Workplace Encounters" (Seoul, 1990);
The Korean American Dream: Ideology and Small Business in Queens, New York City;
"Declaring War at Home: Conception of Marriage and Gender in the Korean American Community" (in press).