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Curriculum Vitae


Amos P. Godby High School Class of 1994
Berkeley PhD in Sociology

Pomona College since 2001 (assistant to full professor), with stints at the University of California, Santa Barbara between 2002-2006 (tenure-track, returned to Pomona College after four years away), at the National University of Singapore in 2009 (senior visiting scholar), at the University of California, Berkeley in 2012 (senior visiting scholar), and at the National University of Economics and Social Sciences (distinguished visiting professor) in Beijing in 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2017. I also hold positions as a distinguished minimalist consultant in the Maldives, Dubrovnik, Prague, Budapest, Ho Chi Minh City, and Aix-en-Provence.

Fellowships, Grants, and Awards
35+ grants and fellowships (examples include Haynes Foundation, Freeman Foundation, Social Science Research Council, Hewlett Foundation, etc.).  An award was given to me in 2012 by the American Sociological Association for excellence in teaching and mentorship. Insufficient Funds won two major book awards: Best 2015 Book on Asia from the American Sociological Association and Best 2016 Book in the Social Sciences from the Association for Asian American Studies.

One published book in 2008, another in 2014, and a third TBA [whenever? maybe?]. In addition, I have 21 other tidbits out there, including an edited special issue of a pretty good journal.

Public Lectures and Conferences
90+ lectures in more than 20 countries during the past ten years, including in Poland, Israel, Argentina, The Netherlands, Norway, France, Italy, Sweden, Hong Kong, South Korea, Malaysia, China, Singapore, Vietnam, Japan, Lebanon, Romania, the Czech Republic, Canada, among other places.

Twelve different courses taught in the past decade. Fifty or so theses completed under my supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Former students have won many prestigious awards (Fulbright, Ford, NSF, and such); they have been admitted to all of the top ten PhD programs and law schools, and are working in all of the professions (notably the academy and law).

Service to the Disciplines & College Community
Too many to list (examples include chair of sociology from 2010-2012 and 2015; chair of Asian American Studies from 2015-2018; and director of an institute from 2010-2016)

Available if necessary