Emily H.A. Yen, PhD
Emily H. A. Yen is a Visiting Faculty Scholar at the Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures at the University of Virginia. She earned a doctorate in Sociology at UCLA and was Kelter Postdoctoral Fellow in Urban Studies at Trinity College.
Her research interests include urban coalitions, global cities, social movements, the environment, labor, race and ethnicity, and religion. 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 to her research, teaching, mentorship, art, and public engagement.
Courses at Trinity College
The American City
Courses at UCLA
Los Angeles: Global Trade and Local Ports
The Social Organization of Black Communities
Mellon Mays Honors Seminar
Introduction to Sociology
Los Angeles: Freshman Seminar Cluster
Sociology of Organizations
Digital Media Projects
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