• Emily H.A. Yen, PhD


    Emily H.A. Yen is the Kelter Postdoctoral Fellow in Urban Studies at Trinity College. She earned a doctorate in Sociology at UCLA. She has been a Mellon Mays Fellow and a Port of Los Angeles Fellow.


    Her research interests include regional economic development, global cities, social movements, the environment, labor, race and ethnicity, and urban planning. She utilizes a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods that include ethnography, interviewing, survey research, and network analysis.


    Building sustainable communities that embody the principles of social and economic justice is vital her research, teaching, mentorship, art, and public engagement.

  • Emily H.A. Yen

  • Teaching

    Courses at Trinity College

    The American City

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    Courses at UCLA


    Los Angeles: Global Trade and Local Ports


    The Social Organization of Black Communities


    Mellon Mays Honors Seminar


    Teaching Assistant


    Introduction to Sociology


    Los Angeles: Freshman Seminar Cluster


    Social Networks


    Sociology of Organizations


    American Society


    Comparative Immigration


  • Digital Media Projects

    Invisible Lujiazui

    Thick Map of migrants working in the Central Business District in Shanghai

  • Contact Me

    Trinity College
    300 Summit Street
    Hartford, CT 06106