Articles and chapters
Tran, Van C. 2015. "Revisiting the Americano Dream." Pathways, forthcoming.
Lee, David C., Brendan G. Carr, Tony E. Smith, Van C. Tran, Daniel Polsky and Charles C. Branas. 2015. “The Impact of Hospital Closures, Hospital and Population Characteristics on Increasing Emergency Department Volume: A Geographic Analysis.” Population Health Management, forthcoming.
Tran, Van C. 2015. "More Than Just Black: Cultural Perils and Opportunities in Inner-City Neighborhoods." In The Cultural Matrix: Understanding Black Youth, Orlando Patterson, Eds. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Hopkins, Daniel J., Van C. Tran and Abigail F. Williamson. 2014. "See No Spanish: Language, Local Context, and Attitudes toward Immigration." Politics, Groups, and Identities, 2(1): 35-51.
Tran, Van C., Corina Graif, Alison D. Jones, Mario L. Small, and Christopher Winship. 2013. "Participation in Context: Neighborhood Diversity and Organizational Involvement in Boston." City & Community 12(3): 187-210.
Waters, Mary C., Anthony Heath, Tran, Van C. and Vikki Boliver. 2013 . "Second-Generation Attainment and Inequality: Primary and Secondary Effects on Educational Outcomes in Britain and the U.S." In The Children of Immigrants at School: A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe, Richard Alba and Jennifer Holdaway, Eds. New York: New York University Press.
Tran, Van C., Susan K. Brown and Jens Schneider. 2012. "Neighborhoods and Perceptions of Disorder." Pp. 156-182 in The Changing Face of World Cities, Maurice Crul and John Mollenkopf, Eds. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.
Tran, Van C. 2012. "Assimilation." In Oxford Bibliographies Online in Sociology. Jeff Manza, Ed. New York: Oxford University Press.
Tran, Van C. 2010. "English Gain vs. Spanish Loss? Language Assimilation among Second-Generation Latinos in Young Adulthood." Social Forces 89(1): 257-284.
Waters, Mary C., Van C. Tran, Philip Kasinitz and John Mollenkopf. 2010. "Segmented Assimilation Revised: Types of Acculturation and Socioeconomic Outcomes in Young Adulthood." Ethnic and Racial Studies 33(7): 1168-1193.
Tran, Van C. 2008. "Understanding Latino Diversity: Pan-Ethnic Identity Formation among Latinos." Pp. 47-77 in Ethnicity and Social Divisions: Contemporary Research in Sociology, Karin Hallden, Elias Le Grand and Zenia Hellgreen, Eds. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Tran, Van C. 2015. Review of Caring across Generations: The Linked Lives of Korean American Families by Grace J. Yoo and Barbara W. Kim (New York University Press, 2013) in Social Forces.
Tran, Van C. 2015. Review of Reproducing Racism: How Everyday Choices Lock in White Advantage by Daria Roithwayr (New York University Press, 2014) in Political Science Quarterly.
Tran, Van C. 2014. Review of Immigration, Poverty, and Socioeconomic Inequality by David Card and Steven Raphael (Russell Sage Foundation Press, 2013), in Journal of Children and Poverty.
Tran, Van C. 2012. Review of Replenished Ethnicity: Mexican-Americans, Immigration and Identity by Tomas R. Jimenez (University of California Press, 2010) in Sociological Forum 27(1): 258-261.
Tran, Van C. 2009. Review of Inheriting the City: The Children of Immigrants Come of Age by Philip Kasinitz, John Mollenkopf, Mary Waters and Jennifer Holdaway (Russell Sage Foundation and Harvard University Press, 2008) in ReVista, the Harvard Review of Latin America. Winter Issue, pp. 68-70.
Tran, Van C. 2008. Review of God Needs No Passport: Immigrants and the Changing Religious Landscape by Peggy Levitt (The New Press, 2007) ReVista, the Harvard Review of Latin America. Spring Issue, pp. 73-74.
Tran, Van C. 2015. "Blacks and the American City." Interview by Benjamin Rohr. Powision 16.
Bachrach, Christine, Nancy Adler, Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Sandy Hofferth, and Van C. Tran. 2013. “The Contribution of a National Network of Social Observatories to Improving Population Health.” SOCN White Papers Series, The Social Observatory Coordinating Network.
Tran, Van C. 2009. "On the Promise and Challenges of Diversity." Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Annual Newsletter, the New American, Spring Issue, Volume 14, p.5.