Grad Students

Pei Palmgren



Contact Information

Email    peipalm@ucla.edu
Office  Haines A50

Fields of Study

Political Sociology, International Migration, Development, Southeast Asia, Ethnography

Publications

2017. "Survival and integration: Kachin social networks and refugee management regimes in Kuala Lumpur and Los Angeles." Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 34 (13): 2247-2264.

2014. "Irregular Networks: Bangkok Refugees in the City and Region." Journal of Refugee Studies, 27 (1): 21-41.

2011. "Navigating a Hostile Terrain: Refugees and Human Rights in Southeast Asia." Sociology Compass, 5: 323-335.

Grants and Awards

UCLA International Institute Fieldwork Fellowship, 2017

Social Science Research Council Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship, 2016

UCLA Sociology Department Excellence in Teaching Award, 2014-2015

UCLA Graduate Division, Graduate Research Mentorship, 2015-2016

UCLA Graduate Division, Graduate Summer Research Mentorship, 2015

Ford Foundation, Predoctoral Fellowship (alternate - honorable mention), 2015

UCLA Graduate Division, Graduate Summer Research Mentorship, 2014

National Science Foundation, Graduate Research Fellowship (honorable mention), 2014

UCLA Department of Sociology Fellowship, 2013-14, 2017-18

Advisors

Ching Kwan Lee (chair), Roger Waldinger, Ruben Hernandez-Leon, Eric Sheppard (UCLA Geography)

Degrees

MA Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles

MA Humanities and Social thought, New York University

BA Sociology, University of California, Berkeley