Phoebe Ho | Department of Sociology

Phoebe Ho

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Assistant Professor
Sycamore 288AA
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Race, Ethnicity, Immigration, Sociology of Education, Social Stratification

Education: Ph.D., 2019, University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests: Dr. Phoebe Ho examines contemporary social inequalities as illuminated through the experiences of racial and ethnic minority and immigrant youth and their families. In particular, her research focuses on how early educational inequalities lead to disparate outcomes across the life course among diverse groups of youth. She is lead author of Diversity and the Transition to Adulthood (2022), published by the University of California Press. She has also published research on parental involvement in children's education and immigrant integration. She regularly teaches courses on childhood and adolescence, race and ethnicity, immigration, and education.

Selected Publications:
Ho, Phoebe, Hyunjoon Park, and Grace Kao. 2022. Diversity and the Transition to Adulthood in America. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Ho, Phoebe, and Grace Kao. 2021. "Are All Immigrant Families Created Equal? The Acculturation and Social Integration of Mixed-Nativity Families." Journal of Family Issues 42(2):293-323.

Ho, Phoebe, and Hyunjoon Park. 2019. "Young Adults' Patterns of Leaving the Parental Home: A Focus on Differences among Asian Americans." Journal of Marriage and Family 81(3):696-712.

Ho, Phoebe, Hyunjoon Park, and Grace Kao. 2019. "Racial and Ethnic Differences in Student Participation in Private Supplementary Education Activities." Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 59:46-59.

Ho, Phoebe, and Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng. 2018. "How Far Can the Apple Fall? Differences in Teacher Perceptions of Minority and Immigrant Parents and Their Impact on Academic Outcomes." Social Science Research 74:132-145. (Featured in Education Week.)