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Jane L. Skaife


Jane L. Skaife

Meet Jane L. Skaife

Assistant Professor, Sociology

Education: 2001 University of California at San Diego, B.A.
2003 San Jose State University, M.A.
2006 University of California at Davis, M.A.
2013 University of California at Davis, Ph.D.

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Courses Taught: Introduction to Sociology
Self and Society
Political Economy of International Migration
Race Relations

Career Specialties: Jane Skaife specializes in the sociological study of international migration and the sociological study of race and ethnicity while focusing specifically on the refugee experience.

Professional and Community Activities: She is a member of the American Sociological Association, Association for Asian American Studies, Pacific Sociological Association and Southern Sociological Society.

She is currently working on publications stemming from her dissertation research on Vietnamese refugees entitled  Transnational Tightrope: A Cross-National Comparison of Vietnamese in France and the United States.

Honors and Awards: Skaife has received the Southeast Asian Archive Anne Frank Visiting Researcher Award, Rotary Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarship, McNair Scholarship, along with other various grants, awards and fellowships from the University of California at Davis while pursuing her doctorate.