Research Interests

I am a global sociologist, with numerous research interests in the field of sociology. Generally my research focuses on international migration, community development, and population dynamics. I am well-versed in a variety of quantitative and qualitative research methods. My research interests include:

  • Global migration
    • American emigration
    • immigration and labor
  • Community development
  • Ethnic economies and communities
  • Globalization and international development
  • Identity & transnationalism
  • Social research methodology: quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods
  • Population dynamics
    • health disparities
    • mobility