Jasmine Trang Ha

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Minnesota Population Ctr
Room 55 HHHSPA
301 19th Ave S

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • PhD Candidate: Sociology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
  • M.A.: Sociology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2015.
  • B.A.: Sociology, Nanyang Tech. University, Singapore, 2010.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Migration/Immigration
  • Law and Society
  • Population Studies
  • Public Policy
  • International Education
  • Quantitative Research Methods
Courses Taught
  • SOC 1001: Introduction to Sociology (TA)
  • SOC 3211: American Race Relations (TA)
Research & Professional Activities


  • Graduate Research Assistant: Immigrants' Duration of Residence in Places within the United States (PI: Professor Jack DeWaard), 2015 - present
  • Graduate Research Assistant: IPUMS-SESTAT (data on college graduates in the US), Minnesota Population Center, Summer 2015
  • Graduate Research Assistant: IPUMS-I (International census microdata), Minnesota Population Center, 2012 - 2015
  • DeWaard, Jack, Jasmine Trang Ha, James Raymer, and Arkadiusz Wiśniowski. 2017. “Migration from New-accession Countries and Duration Expectancy in the EU-15: 2002-2008.” European Journal of Population, 33(1):33-53.
  • Boyle, Elizabeth Heger, and Jasmine Trang Ha. 2017. “Young Refugees.” in Routledge Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood (2nd Edition), edited by Andy Furlong. New York: Routledge. Pp 82-88.
  • Nawrotzki, Raphael J., Jack DeWaard, Maryia Bakhtsiyarava, and Jasmine Trang Ha. 2017.“Climate Shocks and Rural-Urban Migration in Mexico: Exploring Nonlinearities and Thresholds.” Climatic Change, 140(2): 243-258.
  • Ha, Jasmine Trang. 2012. “Feminist Values and Women’s Attitudes towards Marriage and Childbearing in Singapore.” Stanford Journal of East Asian Affairs, 11(1): 142-163.
  • American Mosaic Project Summer Research Fellowship , 2017
  • University of Minnesota Graduate School, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 2016 - 2017
  • Outstanding Service Award, Minnesota Population Center, 2015
  • New Scholar Award, Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), 2015
  • Sociology Graduate Diversity Award, 2015
  • Graduate Research Partnership Program, Summer 2014
  • Summer Research Grant, 2012