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Steven Gold

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Steven J. Gold [Ph.D. UC Berkeley] is Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Sociology at MSU. His research interests include international migration, ethnic economies, ethnic community development, and qualitative field methods. Professor Gold is past Chair of the International Migration Section of the American Sociological Association.  He is the author, co-author, or co-editor of seven books including Refugee Communities: A Comparative Field Study (1992); From The Workers’ State to The Golden State (1995); Immigration Research for a New Century: Multidisciplinary Perspectives with Rubén G. Rumbaut and Nancy Foner (2000); Ethnic Economies with Ivan Light (2000); and The Store in the Hood: A Century of Ethnic Business and Conflict (2010). Professor Gold’s The Israeli Diaspora (2002) won the Thomas & Znaniecki Award from the ASA’s International Migration Section in 2003. His The Routledge Handbook of International Migration Studies, co-edited with Stephanie Nawyn, was published in 2013.  Professor Gold, with Rubén G. Rumbaut, is co-editor of “The New Americans” book series from LFB Academic Publishers, which includes over seventy volumes.

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EMAIL: gold@msu.edu

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