Onoso Imoagene, Ph.D.

 Assistant Professor of Sociology

Education: 

Ph.D., Sociology, Harvard University, 2011
M.A. Sociology, Harvard University, 2008
M.Phil. Modern Society and Global Transformations, Cambridge University, 2002
B.Sc., Sociology, University of Ibadan, 1999

Curriculum Vitae

Research Description: 

My research is in the areas of International Migration and Immigrant Incorporation with a special focus on first and second generation African immigrants in the British and American Diasporas; Inter-ethnic group (black-on-black) relations; the intersection of race, ethnicity, and class in assimilation outcomes of the African second generation; Impact of National Factors on Assimilation Outcomes; Immigration and Education; and Migration and Development.  I take a comparative approach in my research. The findings from my just concluded research project on the identity formation processes of the adult Nigerian second generation is forthcoming in a book published by University of California Press titled Beyond Expectations: Second Generation Nigerians in the United States and Britain. My current research project--The Dreams Project--is a multi-site study on Ghanaian and Nigerian Diversity Visa Lottery Winners in the United States and their families back home.



Contact Information: 

Office: 291 McNeil Building
Phone: 215-898-4428
Emailimoagene@sas.upenn.edu