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Charlie V. Morgan

Charlie Morgan, portrait
Associate Professor of Sociology
Bentley Annex 111

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Ph.D. Sociology, University of California, Irvine, 2007

Reasearch & Specialization

Race & Ethnic Relations; Multicultural America; International Migration; Intermarriage & Family; Qualitative Research Methods; Japanese Society

Courses Taught

  • Soc 3290: Race & Ethnic Relations in the US
  • Soc 3500: Research Methods

Selected Publications

Morgan, Charlie V., Jie Zhang, Timothy Cichanowicz and Howard T. Welser. “How Anti-Assimilationist Beliefs are Shaping the Context of Reception of Immigrants in Japan.” Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies (Forthcoming, 2023).

Morgan, Charlie V. “Immigrant Intermarriage.” In Gold, S. J. and S. J. Nawyn, editors, The International Handbook of Migration Studies. Routledge (2013; revised chapter 2018).

Morgan, Charlie V., Rubén G Rumbaut, and Lisa Ahn Nguyen. “Crossing Lines and Imagining the Future: Transitions to Adulthood and Mixed Couples in California and New York.” In Teresa Toguchi Swartz, Douglas Hartmann, and Rubén G. Rumbaut, editors, Crossings to Adulthood: How Diverse Young Americans Understand and Navigate Their Lives. Boston: Brill Academic Pub (2017).

Morgan, Charlie V., Monica M. Trieu, Abigail Stephens, and Reiju Nemoto. “A Grounded Typology of Foreign-born Spouses in Japan: The Motivations Behind Migration to Japan.” Ethnicities, 16 (4): 589-609 (2016).

Julie Stewart, Michele E. Bendall, and Charlie V. Morgan. “Jobs, Flags and Laws: An Exploration of the Role of Interests, Culture and Values in Explaining Recruitment into the Utah Minuteman Project.” Sociological Perspectives, 58 (4): 627-648 (2015).

Morgan, Charlie V. “Crossing Borders, Crossing Boundaries: How Immigrant Backgrounds Shape Gender-Role Attitudes and Interethnic Partnering.” Journal of Family Issues, 36 (10): 1324-1350 (2015).

Harris, Brian D., Charlie V. Morgan, and Benjamin G. Gibbs. “Immigration Discourse Online: How Frames Tame Polarization over Time.” New Media and Society, 14 (8): 1309-1331 (2014).

Bishop, Rebecca A., Charlie V. Morgan, and Lance Erickson. “Public Awareness of Human Trafficking in Europe: How Concerned Are European Citizens?” Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, 11 (2): 113-135 (2013).

Morgan, Charlie V. “Toward a More Nuanced Understanding of Intercoupling: Second Generation Mixed Couples in Southern California.” Journal of Family Issues, 33 (11): 1423-1449 (2012).

Morgan, Charlie V. Intermarriage across Race and Ethnicity among Immigrants: E Pluribus Unions. LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC (2008).

Morgan, Charlie V. “A Case Study of Buraku and Non-Buraku Couples in Japan.” Journal of Comparative Family Studies 38 (1): 31-54 (2007).

Morgan, Charlie V., and John P. Hoffmann. "International Marriages in Japan: A Prefecture-Level Analysis." International Journal of Sociology and the Family 33 (1): 157-182 (2007).