Grad Students

Molly Fee



Contact Information

Email    mfee@ucla.edu
Office  Not Available

Fields of Study

International Migration, Forced Migration, Refugee Resettlement, Political Sociology

Publications

Publications

Fee, M. Forthcoming. “Paper integration: The structural constraints and consequences of the U.S. refugee resettlement program.” Migration Studies.

Arias, M.B. and M. Fee (Eds.). In press. Perspectives on Dual Language Programs. Clevedon, U.K.: Multilingual Matters.

Fee, M. 2017. “Pre-resettlement Experiences: Iranians in Vienna.” Forced Migration Review 54:23-24.

Sugarman, J., M. Fee, and A. Donovan. April 2015. "Research in Progress: Center for Applied Linguistics." Language Teaching 48(2):292-297.

Moore, S.C.K, M. Fee, J. Ee, T.G. Wiley, and M.B. Arias. 2014. “Exploring Bilingualism, Literacy, Employability, and Income Levels among Latinos in the United States.” Pp. 45-78 in The Bilingual Advantage: Language, Literacy, and the Labor Market, edited by R.M. Callahan and P.C. Gándara. Clevedon, U.K.: Multilingual Matters.

Fee, M., N. Rhodes, and T.G. Wiley. 2014. “Demographic Realities, Challenges, and Opportunities.” Pp. 6-18 in Handbook of Heritage and Community Languages in the United States: Research, Educational Practice, and Policy, edited by T.G. Wiley, J.K. Peyton, D. Christian, S.C.K. Moore, and N. Liu. New York: Routledge.

Fee, M. 2013. “Review of Linguistic Justice: International Law and Language Policy.” Folia Linguistica, 47(2):579-583.

Fee, M. 2009. “Cultural Adaptation and Integration for Refugees: A US Perspective.” Cosmopolite 3(1): 55-66.

Policy Reports

Fee, M., N. Liu, J. Duggan, B. Arias, and T.G. Wiley. 2014. Investigating Language Policies in IB World Schools. The Hague: International Baccalaureate Organization.

Wiley, T.G., S.C. Moore, and M. Fee. 2012. A “Languages for Jobs” Initiative. Policy Innovation Memorandum No. 24. Washington, DC: Council on Foreign Relations.

Grants and Awards

UCLA Center for European & Russian Studies Conference Travel Grant, 2018

UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy Fellowship, 2017-2018

UCLA Center for European & Russian Studies Pre-Dissertation Fellowship, Summer 2016

UCLA Graduate Research Mentorship, 2015-2016

UCLA Graduate Summer Research Mentorship, Summer 2015

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2015-2020

Center for Applied Linguistics Mission Advancement Award, June 2014

Washington University Department of Romance Languages Admussen Prize for Outstanding Senior Honors Thesis in French, May 2008

Washington University Department of Romance Languages Rose Markovitz Travel Prize, May 2006

Conference Presentations

(selected)

Fee, M. 2018. “Becoming a Refugee: The Forced Migration Decision-Making of Iranian Religious Minorities.” Forthcoming paper presentation at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Fee, M. 2018. “Pre-Resettlement and the Precarity of Waiting in Transit Countries.” Forthcoming paper presentation at the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Fee. M. 2017. “The Policy and Politics of Refugee Selection.” Paper presentation in the Looking Backward/Facing Forward Luskin Center for History and Policy Workshop Series, December 6, Los Angeles, CA.

Fee, M. 2017. “Paper Integration: The Structural Constraints and Consequences of the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program.” Paper presentation at the Refugee & Asylum Policies in an Age of Resurgent Nationalism Conference, December 1, San Diego, CA.

Fee, M. 2017. “The Policy and Practice of the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program: Structural Constraints and Consequences.” Roundtable paper presentation at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, August 12, Montreal, Canada.

Fee, M. 2017. “The Policy and Practice of the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program: Structural Constraints and Consequences.” Paper presented at the UC International Migration Conference, May 13, Berkeley, CA.

Fee, M. 2017. “The Policy and Practice of the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program: Structural Constraints and Consequences.” Paper presented at the Center for the Study of International Migration’s International Conference on the Refugee Crisis, April 8, Los Angeles, CA.

Fee, M. 2016. "The Policy and Practice of the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program: Structural Constraints and Consequences.” Paper presented at the Migrants, Refugees, & Global Justice: Comparative Perspectives in Societies of Migration Conference at Humboldt University, September 8, Berlin, Germany.

Fee, M. 2016. “Resettlement Policy and the Wellbeing of Refugees in the U.S.: Are Political and Economic Incorporation Enough?” Paper presentated at the International Sociological Association Forum of Sociology, July 13, Vienna, Austria.

Advisors

Roger Waldinger, Gail Kligman, Ed Walker

Degrees

C. Phil., Sociology, UCLA, 2018

M.A. Sociology, UCLA, 2016

M.A. Cultural Translation, The American University of Paris, 2010

M.A. International Affairs, The American University of Paris, 2009

B.A. French & International Studies (summa cum laude), Washington University in St. Louis, 2008