Van C. Tran

Van C. Tran
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Campus Phone: 
607 Knox Hall
Office Hours: 
By appointment.
OFFICE ADDRESS: 607 Knox Hall, 606 W. 122nd St., New York, NY 10027
Areas of Interest: 
Immigration, Race and Ethnicity, Urban Poverty, Social Inequality, Public Policy, Population Health

Ph.D., Harvard, 2011

Biographical Note: 

Van C. Tran is a sociologist whose primary research focuses on the incorporation of post-1965 immigrants and their children as well as its implications for the future of ethnic and racial inequality in the United States. His other research interests include neighborhoods, urban inequality, and population health, with a focus on the Hispanic/Latino population and New York City neighborhoods. Some of his recent work also adopts a comparative approach to the study of migration in the United States, in Europe, and in China. For more information, see his personal website. For recent updates, see News.

Courses offered Fall 2017:

Fall 2017: Senior Thesis Seminar (Undergraduate)

Fall 2017: Qualitative Social Analysis (Graduate)

Fall 2017: Race, Ethnicity, and Migration Workshop

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For a full list, see Publications.