Department of Sociology
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Race and ethnicity; immigration; social movements/collective behavior; poverty and inequality; social psychology
Prof. Okamoto’s current projects investigate the civic and political incorporation of immigrants in the United States, intergroup relations between native-born and immigrant groups in new and re-emerging gateways, and the role of community-based organizations in the lives of immigrant youth. Prof. Okamoto is currently finishing a book on pan-ethnic group formation and identity among Asian Americans.
Selected Honors and Awards
- Russell Sage Foundation, Summer Visiting Scholar, New York, 2012 and 2009.
- Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS), Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, 2011-12.
- Early Career Award, American Sociological Association, Section on Asia and Asian America, 2008.
- Faculty Development Award, UC Davis, 2007.
- Outstanding Mentor Award, Consortium for Women and Research, UC Davis, 2005-2005.
- Russell Sage Foundation, Visiting Scholar, New York, 2004-2005.