University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department of Sociology



C.N. Le

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Curriculum Vitae

Education and Interests

(Ph.D., SUNY–Albany, 2004)

Race and Ethnicity, Immigration, Asian American Studies, Structural and Socioeconomic Measures of Assimilation, Interracial Marriage, Immigrant Self-Employment

Selected Publications

Recent Presentations

  • Council Member (2010-2012) and Secretary Treasurer-Elect (2012-present), Section on Asia and Asian America, American Sociological Association.
  • Organizer, Presider, and Discussant, "Asian American Ethnoscapes in Urban/Suburban California."
    Regular session at the annual meeting of the Association for Asian American Studies, New Orleans, LA. May 19, 2011.
  • Invited Speaker, "Meeting the Challenges of the 21st Century: Connecting Asians, Americans, and Asian Americans."
    United States Army Corps of Engineers, Winchester, VA. May 4, 2011.
  • Invited Speaker, "Balancing Asian, American, and Asian American Identities in the Era of Globalization."
    Annual conference of the East Coast Asian American Student Union, University of Massachusetts–Amherst, MA. February 19, 2011.
  • Invited Panelist, "The Roar over Amy Chua, Tiger Mom."
    Smith College, Northampton, MA. February 10, 2011.
  • Invited Speaker, "Asian American Stereotypes and the Illusion of Colorblindness."
    The Westminster Schools, Atlanta, GA. October 1, 2010.
  • Organizer, Presider, and Discussant, "Emerging Connections Between Asians and Asian Americans."
    Section on Asia and Asian America session at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, in Atlanta, GA. August 16, 2010.
  • Invited Speaker, "Bridging Asian, American, and Asian American Identities in the 21st Century."
    Syracuse University, NY. April 16, 2010.
  • Invited Speaker, "Lions, Tigers, and Dragons, Oh My!: An Introduction to Asian American History, Stereotypes, and Identities."
    Emerson College, MA. November 3, 2009.

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