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Chelsea Yi-Hsuan Kuo


Ph.D. International and Transcultural Studies; Concentration: Sociology, Columbia University

Ed.M. Comparative International Education Teachers College, Columbia University 

M.A. Regional Studies: East Asia; Concentration: Anthropology, Harvard University

B.A. Ethnology and Political Science, National Chengchi University 


Current Research

  • Negotiating Advantage: Upper-middle class parents’ battle to private kindergarten in NYC 
  • “Feeling the discrimination” – Asian American’s response to the racial hierarchy in the U.S.

  • Chinese Immigrants’ Social Adaptation: A Class Analysis

  • Reverse Migration of Asian Americans During COVID-19 Pandemic

Teaching Focus

International migration; globalization; social stratification and mobility; minority education; internalized racism and discrimination.

Contact Info

Chelsea Yi-Hsuan Kuo
  • Assistant Professor, Sociology
  • Program Director, Behavioral Sciences
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