Mary Yu Danico
- California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
- bldg 5-250
Dr. Mary Yu Danico is an expert on race relations and family, specifically Asian Americans, immigration/migration, and the diaspora as it connects to family and ethnic identity. After spending year as a Fulbright senior scholar in Seoul, she has begun her next book project on the Korean American Diaspora. In addition, she is working on a research project in Orange County examining the needs assessment of low-income Asian Pacific Islander youth, and co-edited "Transforming the Academy: Challenging Racism, Sexism, and Homophobia in Higher Education". She is a board member of the Association for Asian American Studies and sits on the Editorial Board of Contemporary Sociology Journal. She is the author of The 1.5 Generation: Becoming Korean American in Hawaii, Asian American Issues, book chapters, and journal articles.
1998 – Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa (Sociology)