Angela Y. McClean

Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, Fellow and Graduate Researcher at Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, University of California San Diego

Angela Y. McClean is a PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology and a graduate student researcher at the Comparative Center for Immigration Studies at the University of California, San Diego. Her research interests include international migration, forced migration, social movements, law and society, and Asian and Asian-American studies. In her dissertation, Angela explores refugee reception and resettlement in South Korea by examining some of the most influential domestic actors participating in the politics of asylum – the public, political and bureaucratic elites, and civil society.

Angela earned her MA in Regional Studies – East Asia from Harvard University, with a concentration on modern Korean and Japanese studies, and a BA in East Asian Studies and American Studies from Wellesley College.

Experience

  • –present
    PhD Candidate in Sociology, Graduate Researcher at Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, University of California - San Diego, University of California San Diego

Education

  • 2010 
    Harvard University, M.A / Regional Studies - East Asia