Min Zhou

Min Zhou is a Professor of Sociology and Asian American Studies and the Walter and Shirley Wang Endowed Chair in U.S.–China Relations and Communications at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is also a Visiting Professor at the Institute of International Education at Korea University, Visiting Professor of Sociology at Sun Yat-Sen University, and Visiting Professor at the Center for Overseas Chinese Studies at Central–China Normal University. Professor Zhou has a B.A. in English from Sun Yat-Sen (Zhongshan) University and a M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from the State University of New York at Albany (SUNY–Albany).

Her research focuses on the issues surrounding immigration, specifically Chinese immigrants. Professor Zhou has looked at the Chinese diaspora, intra-Asian migration, labor market incorporation, and second-generation Asian Americans.

Representative Publications

Zhou, Min, and Jennifer Lee. “Becoming Ethnic or Becoming American? Tracing the Mobility Trajectories of the New Second Generation in the United States.” Du Bois Review 4.1 (2007): 1-17

Zhou, Min. “Are Asian Americans Becoming “White?”.” Contexts 3.1 (2004): 29-37

Zhou, Min, and John R. Logan. “In and Out of Chinatown: Residential Mobility and Segregation of New York City’s Chinese.” Social Forces 70.2 (1991): 387-407

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