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Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1111
Stephanie J. Nawyn is an assistant professor in Sociology at Michigan State University. Her research and teaching areas of expertise are in gender and immigration, with a focus on forced migration, families, and social incorporation. Dr. Nawyn conducts research on community development among immigrants and the importance of social networks and social capital to immigrant and refugee incorporation, as well as the socioeconomic advancement of African-born immigrants in the United States. She has also recently published work integrating gender and feminist theory with migration studies, and has a co-edited book with Steven J. Gold on migration studies scheduled to be published by Routledge in 2012.
- Gendered structural inequality, migration and changes in gender relations, feminist theory.
- Migration and gender, African immigrants, refugees and refugee resettlement.
- International migration.
Nawyn, S.J., L. Gjokaj, D.F. Agbényiga and B. Grace. 2012. Linguistic isolation, social capital, and immigrant belonging._Journal of Contemporary Ethnography_, 41(3), 255-281.
Gold, Steven J. and Nawyn, Stephanie J. (eds.). 2013. The Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies. London: Routledge Press.