Department of Sociology

Stephen Suh

Stephen Suh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Sociology

ACAD 416 

Work : (719) 255-4127
ssuh@uccs.edu

Stephen Cho Suh is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Women's and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado - Colorado Springs. His scholarly interests lie at the intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, migration, and identity, especially in relation to Asian Americans and the Korean diaspora. His current research examines the phenomenon of ethnic return migration through the lived experiences of US-raised Korean "returnees." He has works published in outlets such as The Journal of Asian American Studies, Men & Masculinities, and The Society Pages.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Sociology
  • M.A., University of Minnesota, Sociology
  • B.A., University of California – San Diego, Ethnic Studies and Psychology

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Racial and Ethnic Groups (SOC 2200)
  • Asian American Communities (SOC/WEST 3280
  • Gender and Sexuality (SOC/WEST 4040)
  • Globalization and Development (SOC/WEST 4380, SOC 5380)
  • Global Migration (SOC/WEST/GES 4780, SOC/GES 5780)

Selected Publications

  • Suh, Stephen. 2016. “Introducing K-Town: Consumption, Authenticity, and Citizenship in Koreatown’s popular reimagining.” Journal of Asian American Studies.
  • Suh, Stephen. 2016. “Negotiating Masculinity across Borders: A transnational examination of Korean American masculinities.” Journal of Men and Masculinities.
  • Suh, Stephen and Kyle Green. 2015. “Food as an object of cultural analysis” in Douglas Hartmann and Christopher Uggen, eds., Getting Culture (New York: W.W. Norton & Co.).
  • Suh, Stephen and Kyle Green. 2015. “Zombies and Hipsters: Subcultural life” in Douglas Hartmann and Christopher Uggen, eds., Getting Culture (New York: W.W. Norton & Co.).
  • Suh, Stephen. 2014. “American Immigration and Forgetting, with Yen Le Espiritu, Katherine Fennelly, and Douglas Massey” in Douglas Hartmann and Christopher Uggen, eds., Color Lines and Racial Angles (New York: W.W. Norton & Co.).
  • Suh, Stephen. 2014. “Thinking about Trayvon: Privileged Responses and Media Discourse, with Aldon Morris, Charles A. Gallagher, Zenzele Isoke, and Enid Logan Morris” in Douglas Hartmann and Christopher Uggen, eds., Color Lines and Racial Angles (New York: W.W. Norton & Co.).
 
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