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Nawyn, Stephanie

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Michigan State University
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Vita

Stephanie Nawyn

Associate Professor

Stephanie J. Nawyn is an associate professor in Sociology at Michigan State University. Her research and teaching areas of expertise are in gender and migration, with a focus on forced migration and the ways that structural inequalities inhibit incorporation. She has begun a new study of human trafficking and migrant labor exploitation in Turkey. She has published numerous articles in journals such as American Journal of Public Health, Gender & Society, Feminist Formations, and American Behavioral Scientist. She also co-edited a book with Steven J. Gold, The Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies, published in 2013.

Research Interests

  • International migration.
  • Gendered structural inequality, migration and changes in gender relations, feminist theory.
  • Migration and gender, African immigrants, refugees and refugee resettlement.

Areas of Specialization: Migration

Subareas: Citizenship, Human Rights, Migration, Refugees

Recent Publications

Park, Julie, Stephanie J. Nawyn and Meghan Benetsky. 2015. “Feminized intergenerational mobility without assimilation?: Post-1965 immigrants and the gender revolution.” Demography, 52(5):1601-1626.

Nawyn, Stephanie J. and Nur Banu Kavakli Birdal. 2014. “Counter-Trafficking Policy and Immigrant Rights in Turkey.” Insight Turkey, 16(4):77-85.

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