Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, William Paterson University, Wayne NJ
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Keumjae Park received her B.A. in French Language and Literature from Seoul National University, South Korea, and her M.A. and Ph. D. in Sociology from Rutgers University. Her areas of specialization include migration, globalization, sociology of identity, social theories and gender and feminist theories. She has published and presented papers on transnational identities, immigrant women and work, globalization and transnational family, and the significance of children on immigrant women’s life course planning. Her current research projects include a study of Korean transnational families and reception of Southeast Asian immigrants in South Korea. She maintains active interests in inequalities and justice issues affecting women and minorities. At William Paterson University, she teaches Sociological Theory, Social Stratification, Global Sociology, and Gender in a Globalizing Society (Graduate course). She serves as the Editorial Board member of Sociological Forum, the official journal of Eastern Sociological Society, and also in the Graduate Committee of ESS.