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 the Co-Director for Academic Programs at the Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen) and an associate professor in the Department of Sociology with expertise in gender and migration. Her work has primarily focused on refugee resettlement and protection, as well as the economic advancement of African voluntary migrants in the U.S. She is the co-editor of The Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studiesand Gender Through the Prism of Difference 6th ed (forthcoming). Her most recent journal articles appear in Journal of Refugees Studies, Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, and Journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies.

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

Samari, Goleen, Miles McNall, KyungSook Lee, Harry Perlstadt, and Stephanie Nawyn. Forthcoming. “Socioeconomic Status and the Physical and Mental Health of Arab and Chaldean Americans in Michigan.” Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Available online:

Nawyn, Stephanie J. and Julie Park. Forthcoming. “Gendered segmented assimilation: Earnings trajectories of African immigrant women and men.”Journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies. Available online:

Grace, Breanne, Stephanie J. Nawyn, and Betty Okwako. 2018. “The right to belong (if you can afford it): Market-based restrictions on social citizenship in refugee resettlement.” Journal of Refugee Studies, 31(1):42-62.


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