Tiffany Huang

Tiffany Huang

Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow; Department of Sociology and Population Studies Center


Tiffany J. Huang recently completed her PhD in the Department of Sociology at Columbia University. Her research focuses on race and immigration, examining the outcomes and racialization of immigrants and the second generation, as well as intergroup relations. Her dissertation examined how people navigate identity and diversity in the college application process. Her work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, and Ethnic and Racial Studies. Tiffany previously worked at the National Association of County and City Health Officials, and as a Public Health Associate Program fellow at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 


PhD, Sociology, Columbia University, 2021

MPH, Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 2014

BA, Public Health and French, University of California, Berkeley, 2010

Research Interests

Race, ethnicity, and immigration; intergroup relations; culture and inequality; Asian American studies

Selected Publications

Abascal, Maria, Tiffany J. Huang, and Van Tran (equal co-authors). Forthcoming. “Intervening in Anti-Immigrant Sentiments: The Causal Effects of Factual Information on Attitudes Toward Immigration.” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences.

Huang, Tiffany J. 2021. “Perceived Discrimination and Intergroup Commonality Among Asian Americans.” RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences 7(20):180-200.

Huang, Tiffany J. 2021. “Negotiating the workplace: second-generation Asian American professionals’ early experiences.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 47(11):2477-2496.

Tran, Van C., Fei Guo and Tiffany J. Huang. 2020. “The Integration Paradox: Asian Immigrants in Australia and in the United States.” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 690(1):36-60.

Tran, Van C., Jennifer Lee, and Tiffany J. Huang. 2019. “Revisiting the Asian Second-Generation Advantage.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 42(13): 2248-2269.