Stephen J.

Sills
Curriculum Vitae Sociology Department University of North Carolina at Greensboro 312 Frank Porter Graham Building, Greensboro, NC 27402‐6170 Main areas of specialization Thematic: Globalization, Migration, Transnationalism Geographic: Southeast Asia, Central America, Mexico Methodological: Mixed Methods, Evaluation, Online Surveys, Visual Ethnography Current academic appointment Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of North Carolina Greensboro Appointments and affiliations 2006 ‐ Present 2005 ‐ 2006 2004 ‐ 2005 2001 ‐ 2004 2001 ‐ 2004 2001 2000 ‐ 2001 2000 ‐ 2001 1999 ‐ 2000 Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of North Carolina Greensboro Director evaluation research, Center for Urban Studies, Wayne State University Research Associate, Center for Urban Studies, Wayne State University Teaching Associate, Department of Sociology, Arizona State University Instructor, Department of Sociology, Mesa Community College Lead Field Ethnographer, Health‐Risk Behaviors of Long Haul Truckers Pilot Study, Arizona State University Research Assistant, Drug Resistance Strategies Project, Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center , Arizona State University Field Interviewer, Adolescent & Family Development Project, Department of Psychology, Arizona State University Teaching Assistant, Department of Sociology, Arizona State University Email:sjsills@uncg.edu Work: 01‐336‐334‐5295 Fax: 01‐336‐334‐5283 Mobile: 01‐336‐404‐4932 Skype: 01‐336‐793‐2415 Skype ID: Stephen Sills

Consulting 2006 ‐ Present 2005 ‐ 2006 The Center for Urban Studies, Wayne State University. Kerry E. Vachta, Director, Evaluation Research. BBDO Detroit Marketing Research David L. Solomon, Ph.D. Senior Manager, Strategic Planning.

Other employment 2004 2003 English Instructor, Upward Bound, Arizona State University English Instructor, Foreign Language Training Center. National Sun Yat‐sen University. Advanced Conversational English. Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Instructor, Ya‐Sheng International Cultural Institute. Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Courses: TESOL Methods, Second Language Acquisition Substitute Teacher K‐12, Seattle Public Schools. Seattle, Washington. English as a Second Language Instructor, English Language Schools International. Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Spanish/ Language Arts Teacher, Seattle Public Schools. Seattle, Washington Spanish Teacher, Randolph Country Public Schools. Asheboro, North Carolina.

2003 1998 ‐1999 1995 ‐1998 1993 ‐1995 1991 ‐1992

Education 2004 Doctorate of Philosophy Sociology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University. Dissertation: Transnationalizing the self :marginalized Filipino labor migrants in Taiwan. Concentrations: Globalization; Migration; Statistical Methods. Master of Arts Sociology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University. Thesis: Social, economic and symbolic tie : an analysis of transnationalism in Mexican communities. Bachelor of Arts Spanish, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Teaching certificate K‐12 Spanish

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Specialized trainings and workshops 2005 2005 Success Case Method Evaluations, Instructor: Robert Brinkerhoff, American Evaluation Association Pre‐Conference Workshops Mixed‐Method Social Inquiry: Possibilities and Strategies, Instructor: Jennifer C. Greene, The Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Pre‐ Conference Workshops State of the Art: The Latest in Qualitative Software Advances, Instructors: Ray Marietta and César Cisneros. The Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Pre‐Conference Workshops Literary Non‐fiction, Writer’s Program, University of Washington Extension

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Publications Refereed articles Sills, S. J. 2007. “Becoming an OFW: renegotiations in self‐concept among Filipina factory workers in Taiwan” Asian and Pacific Migration Journal. [Under Review] Sills, S. J. & Child, H. A. 2007. "Cultural Flexibility and Program Evaluation: Lessons Learned from Mixed‐Method Evaluation of a Kosher Food Pantry," American Journal of Evaluation. [Under Review] Sills, S. J. 2007. “Philippine Labor Migration to Taiwan: Social, Political, Demographic, and Economic Dimensions.” Migration Letters. 4 (1). Petia, P. K., Robert, C. B., & Stephen, S. J. 2007. “Consistency‐based Compliance across Cultures.” Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. DOI: 10.1016/j.jesp.2005.04.002 Henry, S. & Sills, S. J. 2006. “Informal economic activity: Early thinking, conceptual shifts, continuing patterns and persistent issues ‐ a Michigan study.” Crime, Law and Social Change, 45 (4‐5). DOI: 10.1007/s10611‐006‐9035‐3 Marsiglia, F., Kulis, S., Hecht, M. and Sills, S. 2004. "Ethnicity and Ethnic Identity as Predictors of Drug Norms and Drug Use Among Preadolescents in the US Southwest." Substance Use & Misuse 39, no 7:1061. Marsiglia, F., Miles, B., Dustman, P., and Sills, S. 2002. "Ties That Protect: An Ecological Perspective on Latino/a Urban Pre‐Adolescent Drug Use." Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work 11 Part 3/4:191‐220. Sills, S. and Song, C. 2002. "Innovations in Survey Research: An Application of Web‐ Based Surveys." Social Science Computer Review 20, no 1:22‐30.

Book chapters Sills, S., 2008. “Social mobility”. Encyclopedia of Social Problems. Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage Publications. [Accepted] Sills, S., 2008. “Repatriation.” In Parrillo, V. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Social Problems. Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage Publications. [Accepted] Sills, S., 2008. “Chicano movement.” In Parrillo, V. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Social Problems. Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage Publications. [Accepted] Sills, S., 2008. “Deportation.” In Parrillo, V. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Social Problems. Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage. [Accepted] Sills, S. 2007 “Globalization.” Article in Schaefer, R (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA. [Accepted] Sills, S. 2007 “Taiwan.” Article in Schaefer, R (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA. [Accepted] Sills, S. 2007 “Return Migration.” Article in Schaefer, R (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA. [Accepted] Marsiglia, F.F., Miles, B.W., Dustman, P., & Sills, S. 2002. “"Ties That Protect: An Ecological Perspective on Latino/a Urban Pre‐Adolescent Drug Use." In: de Anda, D. (Ed.) Social Work with Multicultural Youth. (pp. 191‐220). Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Social Work Practice Press. Sills, S. 2001. “Return Migration.” Article in Ciment, J (Ed.) Encyclopedia of American Migration. M.E. Sharpe: New York, NY. Reports and other publications Sills, S. 2007. "2006 Abstinence Education Project Comprehensive Evaluation Report ". Report to the Providence – St. John Community Health Abstinence Education Project. Sills, S. 2006. “2006 Mid‐Year Report Abstinence Education Project” Report to the Providence – St. John Community Health Abstinence Education Project. Sills, S, Neely, C. and Kulik, N. 2006. “2005‐2006 Good Schools Annual Evaluation Report.” Report to the Skillman Foundation. Sills, S. 2006. “Sampling Frame for Detroit Area Arab Households” Report to the Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS). Sills, S. and Child, H. 2005 “Yad Ezra Kosher Food Pantry Evaluation Report.” Yad Ezra Food Pantry Sills, S. 2005. “Early On System Review: Family Interview Report” Report to the Michigan Department of Education. Sills, S. 2005. “Local Implementation Survey Report” Report to the Michigan Department of Education. Sills, S. 2005. “The Abstinence Education Project Comprehensive Evaluation Report”

Report to the Providence – St. John Community Health Abstinence Education Project. Sills, S. 2005. “Mariners Inn Alumni Program Data Analysis and Evaluation Report” Report to Mariners Inn. Detroit, MI. Sills, S. 2005. “MK – Target Development: Report on Findings from Analysis of Ethnographic Data” Report to BBDO Detroit. Detroit, MI. Sills, S. and Miles, B. 2005. “The Open Door at Fort Street Presbyterian Church Evaluation Report.” Report to the Open Door at Fort Street Presbyterian Church. Detroit, MI. Sills, S. 2004. “Early On Training and Technical Assistance Service Coordinator Survey Items Report.” Report to the Michigan Department of Education. Sills, S. 2004. “Early On Training and Technical Assistance Procedural Safeguards Trainings Evaluation Report.” Report to the Michigan Department of Education. Sills, S. 2004. “Early On System Review: Family Interview Report” Report to the Michigan Department of Education. Sills, S. 2004. “Service Coordinator Survey Report” Report to the Michigan Department of Education. Periodical articles and columns Sills. S. 1994.“Phil Sheeran’s Emotional Jazz.” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide Sills. S. 1994.“Fat Tuesday Heats Up Pioneer Square.” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide Sills. S. 1994.“King of the Road.” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide Sills. S. 1994.“Brozman’s Spirited Blued Highlights “Hot Tunes” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide Sills. S. 1994.“Charles White and Other ‘Hot Tunes’.” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide Sills. S. 1994.“Jim Washburn Trio Livens Sundays.” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide Sills. S. 1994.“Students Join Jazz Greats on Stage.” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide Sills. S. 1994.“Classical Guitarists Add Samba to Serafina.” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide Sills. S. 1994.“Fat James Wins “Best Blues” Award.” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide Sills. S. 1994.“Broadway Center Showcases Male Vocalist” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide

Sills. S. 1994.“Michael Power’s Celebrates New CD” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide Sills. S. 1994.“Red Kelly: Jazz Legend and Standup Comic” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide Sills. S. 1994.“Toby Schneider Sings What She Feels” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide Sills. S. 1994.“Everything Floyd Does is Cool” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide Sills. S. 1994.“Internal Intensity on the Ivory” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide Sills. S. 1994.“Isaac Scott Is Here To Play Blues” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide Sills. S. 1994.“Funk Invades the Alley” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide Sills. S. 1994. “Redman’s Brilliant Saxophone Stories” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide Sills. S. 1994.“Phil Snyder’s Improv Jazz & Humor” Jazz Notes Puget Sound Choices Weekly Entertainment Guide Sills. S. 1994.“Love of Cycles Drives Collector.” The Highline Times Work in progress Sills, S. (Manuscript in preparation)."Symbolic Ties: Transnationalism in Mexican Communities." Targeted for Latino Studies Sills, S. & Miles, B. "Visual Researchers and Institutional Review Boards: Findings from an Online Survey." Targeted for Visual Studies Sills, S. (Manuscript in preparation). “The Role of Religious Institutions in the Philippine Migrant Community in Taiwan.” Sills, S. & Miles, B., (Manuscript in preparation). “Video Ethnography and Institutions Review Boards: “A How To” in preparing your submission.” Miles, B. & Sills, S. (Manuscript in preparation). “Get a Job! Deconstructing the Myth of Homeless People and Work.” Targeted for Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare. Miles, B., Sills, S., & Renshaw, S. “Social establishment and stigmatized identity: A study of a homeless population.” Targeted for Journal of Progressive Human Services. Sills, S. (Manuscript in preparation). “Barriers to Incorporation: Exclusion, Isolation, & Xenophobia.” Sills, S. and Miles, B. (Manuscript in preparation). “Video Ethnography and Participatory Action Research: experiences of the Street Life on Mill Project.” Sills, S. and Miles, B. (Manuscript in preparation). “The Landscape of Metropolitan

Homeless Services: A spatial survey of Detroit area services for homeless adolescents.” Sills, S. & Nassar, S. "Yemeni‐American Assimilation or Isolation" targeted for Journal of Social and Ecological Boundaries Presentations Sills, S and Miles, B. 2007. “Institutional Review, Ethics, and Academic Freedom” To be presented at the International Visual Sociological Association, New York, New York [Accepted]. Sills, S. 2007. “A New Age for Rosie the Riveter: Filipina factory workers in Taiwan.” To be presented at the Society for the Study of Social Problems, New York, New York. [Accepted] Sills, S., Song, C. & Petrova, P. 2007. “Report on Findings from the 2006 International Student Survey (Poster)” To be presented at the American Sociological Association, New York, New York. [Under Review] Darnell, F. & Sills, S. 2007. “Whitewashing, Hybridization, and Becoming Korean: Ethnic Identity among Korean Adoptees.” To be presented at the American Sociological Association, New York, New York. [Accepted] Darnell, F.J. & Sills, S. 2007. “Transnational/Transracial Identity among Adult Korean Adoptees.” To be presented at the Society for the Study of Social Problems, New York, New York. [Accepted] Sills, S. 2007. “Philippine Labor Migration to Taiwan.” Paper presented at the Southern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia. Miles, B. and Sills, S. 2006. "Community of Origin & Risk Factors For Homeless Youth" Paper presented at The Society for the Study of Social Problems 56th Annual Meeting. Montreal, Canada. Miles, B. and Sills, S. 2006. "A Deconstruction of Power and Problems Faced By Qualitative Researchers And Ethics Review" Paper to be presented at The Society for the Study of Social Problems 56th Annual Meeting. Montreal, Canada. Sills, S. & Child, H. 2006. “Cultural Flexibility and Program Evaluation: Lessons Learned From Mixed‐Method Evaluation Of A Kosher Food Pantry” Paper presented at the 2006 International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Urbana‐ Champaign, IL. Miles, B., Byrnes, M., & Sills, S. 2006. “Power, Policy, and Politics: Reflections of Three Visual Ethnographers.” Paper presented at the 2006 International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry. Champaign‐Urbana, IL.

Sills, S. 2006. “Using Visual Ethnography to Influence Policy: Experiences Of The Street Life On Mill Study” Center For Urban Studies Brown Bag Series. Wayne State University. Detroit, MI. Sills, S. 2006. “Perspectives on the Integration of Migrants ‐ the Role of Context: Case Studies on Transnational Labor Migrants” International Symposium on Immigration and Ethnic Relations in European and North American Cities. January 26‐27, 2006. Wayne State University. Detroit, MI. Nehan, N., Colombo, M., Miles, B., and Sills, S. 2005. “Understanding University Internal Review Boards: Multiple perspectives on strategies for surviving and learning from the review process” Panel presentation at the American Evaluation Associate 2005 meeting. Miles, B. and Sills, S.2005. “Get a Job: Deconstructing the myth of homeless people and work.” The Society for the Study of Social Problems 55th Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA. Thompson, L., Bales, S., Hulleza, C., and Sills, S. 2005.”Evaluation of Michigan’s Early Intervention System: Impacts and Recommendations” Presentation at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Washington, DC. Sills, S & Miles, B. 2005. “The Landscape of Metropolitan Homeless Services: A spatial survey of Detroit area homeless services” Presented at the Urban Affairs Association 35th Annual Meeting Salt Lake City, Utah. Sills, S and Miles, B. 2005. “Investigating Visual Researchers‚ Experiences with Institutional Review Boards” Presented at the 2005 International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Urbana‐Champaign, IL. Thompson, L., Bales, S., Hulleza, C., and Sills, S. 2005.”Evaluation of Michigan’s Early Intervention System: Impacts on Families and Children” Presentation at the Michigan Council for Exceptional Children 65th Annual Conference. Grand Rapids, MI. Sills, S. 2004. “Kabayan! Experiences of Filipino Guest Workers in Taiwan” Paper presented at the Pacific Sociological Association Meeting. San Francisco, CA. Sills, S. 2004. “Seeing Culture: Visual Methods in Cross‐Cultural” Paper presented at the Pacific Sociological Association Meeting. San Francisco, CA. Sills, S. 2004.” Filipino Labor Migrants in Taiwan ‐ Caretakers, Nursing Aids, and Domestic Workers.” Video Presentation and Discussion screened at the Pacific Sociological Association Meeting: San Francisco, CA. Sills, S. & Miles, B. 2003. “Homelessness on Mill Avenue” Documentary Video

Presentation and Discussion presented at Carl Couch‐Greg Stone Winter Symposium of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction. Tempe, AZ. Sills, S. & Miles, B. 2002. “Street Life Society: A Video Ethnography/Documentary on Homeless Youth” Thematic Session at the Pacific Sociological Association Meeting. Vancouver, BC. Sills, S. & Miles, B. 2002.”Video Ethnography with Hidden Populations.” Invited presentation to the Midwest Homeless Adolescent Research Project. University of Nebraska ‐ Lincoln. Lincoln, NE Sills, S. 2001. “Symbolic Ties: An Exploration of Transnationalism in Mexican Communities.” Refereed Roundtable on Latinos/as in the United States. Organizer: Silvia Pedraza, University of Michigan. Paper presented at the American Sociological Association Meeting: Anaheim, CA. Sills, S. 2001. “Settlement, Circulation and Return: An Analysis of Strengths of Transnational Ties.” Paper presented at the Pacific Sociological Association Meeting: San Francisco, CA. Sills & Song. 2001. “Innovations in Survey Research: An Application of Web Based Surveys.” Paper presented at the Pacific Sociological Association Meeting: San Francisco, CA. Creative Achievements Sills, S. [in production]. “Filipino Labor Migrants in Taiwan: Documenting the formation of an ethnic enclave among Filipino workers in Taiwan” Sills, S. 2003. “Caretakers and Domestic Workers Documenting the lives and issues of domestic labor migrants in Taiwan” Sills, S. and Miles, B. 2002. “Street Life on Mill: Homeless youth on Tempe Arizona’s Mill Avenue.” Sills, S. 2002. “The People of the Shadows: An Exploration of Boundary Management Among Homeless Individuals” adapted and directed by Dr. Kurt Lindemann from interview material by Lisa Armijo Arizona State University. Funded research grants External Awards [Under review] Role: Principal Investigator, with McKee‐Huger, B. Greensboro Housing Coalition. “Fair Housing, Healthy Housing: A Social Action Project” Small Grants Program for Research/Advocacy

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Poverty & Race Research Action Council. Role: Participant, with Hunter, Phyllis (Coordinator) Michael J. Kane, and Christian Moraru." “Memory and Cognitive Representation of Distant Peoples” National Endowment for the Humanities Workshop Grant Role: Consultant (PI ‐ Linda Jaber, WSU). “Feasibility of Diabetes Prevention in Arab Americans” National Institutes for Health Clinical Trial Planning Grant (R34) Program. Role: Principal Investigator. “Community Needs Assessment ‐ Multistage Cluster Sampling Design” Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS).

Internal Awards 2007 Role: Principal Investigator. "Disparities and Discrimination in Immigrant Housing in Greensboro, Pilot Project," New Faculty Research Grants. UNCG Office of Research and Public/Private Sector Partnerships. Role: Researcher. Kohler International Travel Fund, International Conference Travel Funding, International Programs Center. Role: Principal Investigator. “A new age for Rosie the riveter: Filipina factory workers in Taiwan” 2007 Summer Excellence Research Grants. UNCG Office of Research and Public/Private Sector Partnerships. Role: Presenter. Kohler International Travel Fund, International Conference Travel Funding, International Programs Center Role: Co‐Principal Investigator. “Street Life Society: Homelessness on Mill Avenue Project” Center for Urban Inquiry, Arizona State University. Role: Principal Investigator. “Arizona State University International Student Surveys.” Graduate and Professional Student Association Research Award, Arizona State University.

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Evaluation contracts 2006 2006 Role: Evaluation Director. “Evaluation of the Skillman Good Schools: Making the Grade Initiative” Skillman Foundation Role: Evaluation Director. “Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC) Evaluation.” Wayne State University. Department of Computer Science.

2006 2004 ‐ 2006

Role: Evaluation Director. “Youth Sports and Recreation Commission Evaluation” Skillman Foundation Role: Evaluation Director . “Evaluation of the Providence – St. John Community Health Abstinence Curriculum” Providence – St. John Community Health Role: Evaluation Director. “Yad Ezra Kosher Food Pantry Evaluation” Yad Ezra Kosher Food Pantry.

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Teaching, training, mentorship grants 2007 Role: Participant, with Schultheis, Alexandra W. (organizer) and Grieve, Gregory P. "Teaching Human Rights Films as External Memory: The Politics of Public Memory and Future Justice" Faculty Summer Fellowships Center for Critical Inquiry in the Liberal Arts. Role: Mentor (Jennifer Horton, student researcher). "A Visual Analysis of North Carolina’s Immigrant Communities" Undergraduate Research Award, Office of Undergraduate Research. Role: Instructor. "The Triadʹs Global Identity: Visual Ethnography of the North Carolina’s Immigrant Communities" Course Development Grant Lloyd International Honors College. Role: Advisor. “The Impact of Cultural and Linguistic Competency of Service Coordinators on Latino Families Receiving Early Intervention Services” Undergraduate Research Grant. Honors College Wayne State University

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Teaching and mentoring Courses taught: 2006 ‐ Present University of North Carolina Greensboro Sociology 202/ International Studies 233 ‐ Social Problems in Global Context Sociology 301 – Research Methods Honors XXX ‐ The Triadʹs Global Identity: Visual Ethnography of the North Carolina’s Immigrant Communities Sociology 344/ International Studies 333 ‐ Global Societies Sociology 616 ‐ Advanced Research Methods Arizona State University

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2001‐2004

Preparation for English 101 Upward Bound Sociology 341 – Modern Social Problems Sociology 391 – Methods of Social Research Sociology 101 – Introduction to Sociology Mesa Community College Sociology 212 – Women & Men in a Changing Society Sociology 101 – Introduction to Sociology

Master’s Thesis 2007‐2008 Joyce Clapp, Sociology. “The Role of Religion in Acculturation of International Students” University of North Carolina Greensboro (Committee Chair) Matthew Hodler, Sociology. University of North Carolina Greensboro (Committee Member) Lindsay Levis, Sociology. University of North Carolina Greensboro (Committee Chair) Ariane Thompson, Sociology. University of North Carolina Greensboro (Committee Member)

2007‐2008 Internship 2007‐2008 2007‐2008

PhD dissertation committees: 2006 Farnad Darnell, Sociology. “Adoption Identity as Shared Identity Among Adult Korean Adoptees” Wayne State University.

Research Advisor: 2006‐2007 2005 2005 Samra Nassar “Yemeni‐American Assimilation or Isolation” Wayne State University. Farnad Darnell “Pilot Study of Transcultural Identity Formation in Asian Adoptees” Wayne State University. Violeta Donawa “The Impact of Cultural and Linguistic Competency of Service Coordinators on Latino Families Receiving Early Intervention Services” Wayne State University.

Professional service 2007 Academic Conference: Moderator/Facilitator. “Institutional Review, Ethics,

and Academic Freedom,” International Visual Sociological Association, New York, New York (International). 2007 Academic Conference: Moderator/Facilitator. “SSSP Global Division, Session 38: Globalization, Immigration and the Changing Nature of Work (Global; Labor Studies; and Racial and Ethnic Minorities)”, The Society for the Study of Social Problems New York, New York (National). Peer Referee for Journal Article. Sociological Inquiry, Kroll‐Smith, S. ed. Peer review of article 3‐07‐116 (National). Peer Referee for Journal Article. Sociological Inquiry, Kroll‐Smith, S. ed. Peer review of article 11‐06‐087 (National). Reviewer Documentary Film for Journal. Visual Studies, Grady, J. ed. Review of documentary film Maquilapolis for Visual Studies (International). Peer Referee for Journal Article. Critical Sociology, Fasenfest, D. ed. Peer review of article (National). Reviewer ‐ Grant Proposal Related to Expertise. NSF Social & Economic Sciences ‐ Sociology, Patricia White, Program Director, Sociology, National Science Foundation [Proposal Number: 0647927], DC, District of Columbia (National).

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Community service 2006 – Present 2005 2004 ‐2005 Role: Consultant/Technical Assistance. Greensboro Housing Coalition grant proposal to Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Role: Evaluator. Mariners Inn Homeless Services, Detroit, MI. David Sampson, Deputy Director. Role: Evaluator. The Open Door (homeless services) at Fort Street Presbyterian Church. John Heiss, Director.

Service to Department 2006 ‐2007 2006 Service to University 2007 ‐2009 International and Global Studies Program Committee Member Department Scribe Organized Presentation International Labor Rights Fund Wal‐ Mart Sweatshop Speakers Tour

Faculty Development

Luncheon Discussion Groups 2006‐2007 UNCG Center for Critical Inquiry Sponsored Luncheons.

Research‐Related Conferences/Seminars/Trainings 2007 2006 UNCG Office of Research Compliance: How to Write a Flawless IRB Eric Allen, Office of Research Compliance. SF Regional Grants Conference College Park, Maryland.

Professional affiliations American Sociological Association ‐ Member Latino/a Sociology and International Migration Sections Society for the Study of Social Problems ‐ Executive Committee Global Division International Visual Sociologists Association ‐ Member Southern Sociological Society ‐ Member Languages and other skills Fluent in Spanish, English Basic skills in Mandarin Qualitative Analysis Packages: MAXqda2 and Atlas.ti Statistical Analysis Packages: SAS, SPSS, and LISREL Geographic Information Systems (GIS): ArcView, ArcGIS Video production skills include use of traditional A/B Roll video editing stations as well as various nonlinear programs on Mac and PC platforms including: Adobe Premier, Media 100, and Final Cut Pro.