Monica Hwang

    • Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
    • St. Thomas More College
    • 1437 College Drive Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W6
    • Phone: 306.966.8048
    • mhwang@stmcollege.ca
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    Education | Research Interests | Research Projects | Selected Publications
    Teaching Responsibilities | Administrative Responsibilities

    Education

    Ph.D., University of British Columbia

    M.A., University of Western Ontario

    B.A., University of Western Ontario

    Research Interests

    Racial and Ethnic Stratification

    Immigration and Diversity

    Political Sociology

    Social Inequality

    Social Capital

    Education

    Research Projects

    Paper in submission on “Understanding Differences in Political Trust among Canada’s Major Ethno-racial Groups.”

    Paper in progress on “Ethnic and Racial Differences in Social Trust in Canada: A Test of Three Explanations.”

    Selected Publications and Presentations

    Book Projects:

    Edward Grabb, Jeffrey Reitz, and Monica Hwang (eds.). (forthcoming 2016). Social Inequality in Canada: Dimensions of Disadvantage (6th edition). Toronto: Oxford University Press.

    Journal Publications, Book Chapters:

     

    Monica Hwang and Edward Grabb. (forthcoming 2016). “What Do Canadians Think About Individualism and Inequality?” Chapter 23 in Edward Grabb, Jeffrey G. Reitz, and Monica Hwang (eds.), Social Inequality in Canada: Dimensions of Disadvantage (6th edition). Toronto: Oxford University Press.

    Edward Grabb and Monica Hwang. (forthcoming 2016). “Ownership Concentration, Transnational Connections, and State Economic Involvement in Canada.” Chapter 1 in Edward Grabb, Jeffrey G. Reitz, and Monica Hwang (eds.), Social Inequality in Canada: Dimensions of Disadvantage (6th edition). Toronto: Oxford University Press.

    Charles R. Menzies and Monica Hwang. (forthcoming 2016). “First Nations, Inequality, and the Legacy of Colonialism.” Chapter 10 in Edward Grabb, Jeffrey G. Reitz, and Monica Hwang (eds.), Social Inequality in Canada: Dimensions of Disadvantage (6th edition). Toronto: Oxford University Press.

    Edward Grabb, Monica Hwang, and Robert Andersen. 2009. “Bridging and Bonding: Ethnic Background and Voluntary Association Activity in Canada.” Canadian Ethnic Studies 41, 1: 47-76.

    Edward Grabb, Robert Andersen, Monica Hwang, and Scott Milligan. 2009. “Confidence in State Institutions in Canada and the United States: Assessing the Interactive Effects of Race and Region.” American Review of Canadian Studies. 39, 4 (December): 379-397.     

    Edward Grabb and Monica Hwang. 2009. “<CHAP NUM="1" ID="C001"><TTL><NUM>Corporate Concentration, Foreign Ownership, and State Involvement</TTL> in the Canadian Economy.” Chapter 1 in Edward Grabb and Neil Guppy (eds.), Social Inequality in Canada: Patterns, Problems, Policies (5th edition). Toronto: Pearson Education Canada.

    Edward Grabb and Monica Hwang. 2009. “<CHAP NUM="1" ID="C001"><TTL><NUM>ThThe The The Effects of Social Status on Beliefs about Individualism and Inequality in Canada.” Chapter 25 in E. Grabb and N. Guppy (eds.), Social Inequality in Canada: Patterns, Problems, Policies (5th edition). Toronto: Pearson Education Canada.

    Monica Hwang, Robert Andersen, and Edward Grabb. 2007. “Voluntary Association Activity in Quebec and English Canada: Assessing the Effects of Region and Language.” Canadian Journal of Political Science 40, 1 (March): 209-232.

    Monica Hwang, Edward Grabb, and James Curtis. 2005. “Why Get Involved? Reasons for Voluntary-Association Activity among Americans and Canadians.”  Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 34, 3 (September): 387-403.

    Book Reviews:

     

    Monica Hwang. 2009. Review of “To Be an Immigrant” by Kay Deaux. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. In Contemporary Sociology 38, 3: 230-232.

    PAPER PRESENTATIONS, CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES:

     

    1. “Understanding Differences in Political Trust among Canada’s Major Ethno-racial Groups.” Paper presented at the Canadian Sociology Association Annual Meetings, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, June 2015.

    2. Co-organizer, International Migration Section Roundtables, American Sociological Association Meetings, Boston, August 2008.

    3. “Confidence in State Institutions in Canada and the United States: Assessing the Interactive Effects of Race and Region.” Paper presented at the Canadian Sociological Association Meetings, Vancouver, June 2008.

    4. Organizer and Chair, Social Inequality Session, Canadian Sociological Association Meetings, Vancouver, June 2008.

    5. “Voluntary Association Activity in Quebec and English Canada: Assessing the Combined Effects of Region and Language.” Paper presented at the Mid-west Political Science Association Meetings, Chicago, April 2007.

     

    Teaching Responsibilities

    Soc 111 Introductory Sociology: Society, Structure, Processes

    Soc 203 Race and Ethnic Relations in Canada

    Soc 306 Contemporary Class Structure

    Soc 324 Multiculturalism: Theories, Debates, and Realities

    Administrative Responsibilities

    STM Library Committee