Asad Asad

Asad Asad

Asad Asad
photo credit: Tony Rinaldo

Ph.D. Date: May 2017 (Expected)
Dissertation Title: The Risk of Deportation and the Paradox of Structural Incorporation
Dissertation Committee: Mary C. Waters (Chair), Filiz Garip, Mario L. Small, and William Julius Wilson
Areas of Teaching/Research: im/migration; race and ethnicity; social stratification; urban sociology; qualitative and mixed methods

Asad L. Asad is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at Harvard University, a Graduate Student Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and a Doctoral Fellow in the Multidisciplinary Program on Inequality and Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. His research considers how institutions mediate various facets of inequality, with applications to the fields of im/migration; race and ethnicity; the social determinants of health; social networks; social policy; social stratification; and qualitative and mixed methods. Asad's current projects focus on U.S. immigrant populations from Latin America. For more information, please visit his website at

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