Stephanie Nawyn


Stephanie Nawyn

  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Email:    Phone: 517-353-7747; 517-353-5040
  • Office: 434B Berkey Hall; International Center 206

Degree: University of Southern California, 2006


Stephanie J. Nawyn is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology with expertise in gender and migration, focusing on forced migration and the ways that structural inequalities inhibit immigrant incorporation. Her work has primarily focused on refugee resettlement and the economic advancement of African migrants in the U.S. More recently Dr. Nawyn began a study of human trafficking in Turkey, and was a Fulbright Fellow at Istanbul University during the 2013-14 academic year. Dr. Nawyn is also the Co-Director of Academic Programs, Outreach, and Engagement at the Center for Gender in Global Context at Michigan State University.

Associated Programs: Center for Gender in Global Context
Research Areas: Migration
Selected Publications:

Nawyn, Stephanie J., Nur Banu Kavakli, Tuba Demirci-Yılmaz, and Vanja Pantic Oflazoğlu. "Human Trafficking and Migration Management in the Global South." International Journal of Sociology 46, no. 3 (2016): 189-204.

Park, Julie, Stephanie J. Nawyn, and Megan J. Benetsky. "Feminized Intergenerational Mobility Without Assimilation? Post-1965 US Immigrants and the Gender Revolution." Demography 52, no. 5 (2015): 1601-1626.

Nawyn, Stephanie J., and Linda Gjokaj. "The magnifying effect of privilege: Earnings inequalities at the intersection of gender, race, and nativity." Feminist Formations 26.2 (2014): 85-106.

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