Sejung Sage Yim

PhD Student in Sociology

Sejung Sage Yim is a PhD student in the Sociology program at the CUNY Graduate Center. Her main research interests include international migration, race and ethnicity, and transnationalism focusing on contemporary immigrants’ experiences in the US. 

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Ph.D. program in Sociology, The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY); (finished requirements for the Certificate Program in Demography)

M.A. in Sociology (Masters in Applied Social Research Program), Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY); 2014

M.A. in Global Culture and Contents, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea; 2011

B.A. in Chinese Language, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea; 2009

  • Research Associate (Fall 2012 - Current)The Research Center for Korean CommunityQueens College
  • Program Social Media Fellow (Fall 2018 - Current)SociologyCUNY Graduate Center
  • Adjunct Instructor (Spring 2017 - Current)SociologyQueens College
  • Data Fellow (Fall 2018)Center for Latin American, Caribbean & Latino Studies (CLACLS)CUNY Graduate Center
  • Graduate Research Assistant - Dr. Elena Vesselinov (March 2018 - Current)SociologyQueens College
  • Graduate Research Assistant - Dr. Jessica Hardie (July-August, 2017)SociologyHunter College

Yim, Sejung Sage. Forthcoming. “Latinos in Brooklyn: Demographic and Socioeconomic   Transformations in Sunset Park/Windsor Terrace and Bushwick, 1990-2017. Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies (CLACLS) Latino Data Project Report

Daeshin Hayden Ju, Karen Amaka Okigbo, Sejung Sage Yim, and Jessica Halliday Hardie. 2020 (online first). “Ethnic and generational differences in partnership patterns among Asians in the United States.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.

Min, Pyong Gap, Thomas Chung, and Sejung Sage Yim (eds.). 2020. The Transnational Redress Movement for the Victims of Japanese Military Sexual Slavery Berlin, Germany: De Gruyter Oldenbourg 

Yim, Sejung Sage. 2019. “Book Review: Transnational Communities in the Smartphone Age.” Sociological Forum 34(2): pp. 528-531.

Yim, Sejung Sage. 2018. “Perceptions of Korean Chinese by Korean Immigrants in the United States.” Studies of Koreans Abroad (재외한인연구) 44: pp. 83-119. 

Min, Pyong Gap and Sejung Yim (eds.). 2016. Korean Language Teachers in New York. Seoul, Korea: Bookorea [in Korean]

Min, Pyong Gap and Sejung Yim. 2015. “Educating, Promoting, and Using Korean Language among Younger Generation Korean Americans in the New York-New Jersey Area. Overseas Korea Foundation Research Report 6 [in Korean].   

Academic Interests

International migration; Race and Ethnicity; Transnationalism; Asian Americans