Grad Students

Andrew N. Le

Contact Information

Office  Haines 111

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Fields of Study

International Migration, Race and Ethnicity,  Environmental and Political Sociology, Political Economy, Organizations



Le, Andrew N. 2020. “Unanticipated Transformations of Infrapolitics.” Forthcoming in the Journal of Peasant Studies. (JIF 4.959)
* ASA Section on Asia & Asian America Best Article Award, 2011.
* UCLA Professor Harry H. L. Kitano Academic Prize, 2016.

Le, Andrew N. 2020. "Upward or downward? The importance of organizational forms and embedded peer groups for the second generation." Ethnicities 20:1, 136–154.

Le, Andrew N. 2019. “Episodic Ethnicity: A Case Study of a Japanese Buddhist Temple.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 45:15, 2989-3006.


Roger Waldinger (chair), Rogers Brubaker, Gail Kligman, Edward Walker & George Dutton (UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies)



M.A., The University of British Columbia
Department of Sociology, 2012                       

B.A., St. Lawrence University
Department of Sociology and Asian Studies, 2010

Visiting Scholar
University of Social Sciences and Humanities, VNU, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2017- 2018
The National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2016- 2018
The Institute for Gender and Development Studies, University of the West Indies- St. Augustine, 2012-13