Professor and Graduate Program Director
Office: CFO 303
PhD 1993, UCLA
- Population Dynamics
- Social Statistics
- Racial and Ethnic Groups in the U.S.
- Asian Americans
- Race and Ethnic Groups in the U.S.
- Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration
- International Migration
- Survey Research
- Advanced Statistical Methods
- Demographic Techniques
- Professional Seminar in Sociology
2011. Yang, Philip. Asian Immigration to the United States. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.
2000. Yang, Philip. Ethnic Studies: Issues and Approaches. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New
1999. Yang, Philip. Introduction to Ethnic Studies: A Reader. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt
1995. Yang, Philip. Post-1965 Immigration to the United States: Structural Determinants.
Westport, CT: Praeger.
Selected Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Book Chapters Since 1993
Forthcoming Michalikova, Nina and Philip Yang. "Social Distances of Whites to Racial or Ethnic
Minorities." Ethnic Studies Review.
2012 Yang, Philip and Kavitha Koshy. "Trends in Whites' Perceived Black-White Residential
Integration, 1972-2008." Journal of Public and Professional Sociology. 4(1): Article 6.
2012 Yang, Philip. "From Sojourning to Settlement to Transnationalism: Transformations of
the Chinese Immigrant Community in America." Pp. 122-140 In Handbook of the
Chinese Diaspora. Edited by Chee-Beng Tan. New York: Routledge.
2010 Yang, Philip. "A Theory of Asian Immigration to the United States." Journal of Asian
American Studies, 13(1):1-34. (Winner of Research Paper Award,
the Asia and Asian American Section of the American Sociological Association in
2009 Yang, Philip and Starita Smith. "Trends in Black-White Church Integration." Ethnic
Studies Review 32(1):1-29.
2009 Yang, Philip and Elizabeth Rodriguez. "The Case for Staying Home: Myth or Reality?"
International Sociology, 24(4):526-56.
2007 Yang, Philip. "Frontiers in Western Race and Ethnic Studies." Pp. 166-189 in the
sociology volume of Series on Western Research in the Humanities and
Social Sciences, edited by Shuming Lu. Beijing: China People's University Press
2006 Yang, Philip. "Transnationalism as a New Mode of Immigrant Labor Market
Incorporation: Preliminary Evidence from Chinese Transnational Migrants."
Journal of Chinese Overseas. 2(2):173-192.
2006 Yang, Philip and Nadine Barrett. "Understanding Public Attitudes Toward Social
Security." International Journal of Social Welfare. 15:95-109.
2006 Yang, Philip. "Future Prospects of Asian Americans." Pp. 292-316 in Asian Americans:
Contemporary Trends and Issues, Second Edition, edited by Pyong Gap Min
Pine Forge Press.
2004 Yang, Philip. “Generational Differences in Educational Attainment among Asian
Americans.” Journal of Asian American Studies 7(1): 51-71.
2004 Bugg, David and Philip Yang. "Trends in Women’s Gun Ownership, 1973-2002."
International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice 28(2): 169-188.
2004 Yang, Philip and Nihan Kayaardi. “Who Chooses Non-public Schools for Their
Children?” Educational Studies 30(3): 231-249.
2004 Yang, Philip, Stephanie Power, Seiji Takaku, and Luis Posas. “Immigration and
Ethnic Conflict in Comparative Perspective.” Pp. 89-111 in The Psychology of Ethnic
and Cultural Conflict: Looking through American and Global Chaos or Harmony,
edited by Yueh-Ting Lee, Clark McCauley, Fathali Moghaddam, and Stephen
Worchel. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
2003 Yang, Philip. "Black-White Differential in Support for Immigration." Ethnic Studies
Review 26: 1-27.
2002 Yang, Philip. "Citizenship Acquisition of Post-1965 Asian Immigrants." Population and
Environment 23(4): 377-404.
2002 Yang, Philip and Pamela Solis. "Illegal Drug Use among Asian American Youths
in Dallas." Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse 1(3): 17-38.
2000 Yang, Philip. "The ‘Sojourner Hypothesis’ Revisited." Diaspora 9(2): 235-258.
2000 Cheng, Lucie and Philip Yang. "Asians: The `Model Minority' Deconstructed"
(abridged version). Pp. 459-482 in Contemporary Asian America:
A Multidisciplinary Reader, edited by Min Zhou and James Gatewood.
New York: New York University Press.
1999 Yang, Philip. "Sojourners or Settlers: Post-1965 Chinese Immigrants."
Journal of Asian American Studies 2(1): 61-91.
1999 Yang, Philip. "Quality of Post-1965 Asian Immigrants." Population and
Environment 20(6): 527-544.
1998 Cheng, Lucie and Philip Yang. "Global Interaction, Global Inequality,
and Migration of the Highly Trained to the United States."
International Migration Review 32(3): 626-653.
1998 Yang, Philip. "The Demand for Immigration to the United States."
Population and Environment 19(4): 357-383.
1996 Cheng, Lucie and Philip Yang. "Asians: The ‘Model Minority’ Deconstructed."
Pp. 305-344 in Ethnic Los Angeles, edited by Roger Waldinger and
Mehdi Bozorgmehr. New York: The Russell Sage Foundation.
1994 Yang, Philip. "Ethnicity and Naturalization." Ethnic and Racial Studies 17(4): 593-618.
1994 Yang, Philip. "Explaining Immigrant Naturalization." International
Migration Review 28(3): 449-477 (one of the most frequently cited articles in IMR).
1993 Yang, Philip. "The Differential Effects of Husbands' and Wives' Statuses on Marital
Fertility." Population and Environment 15(1): 43-58.
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