Institute for Corean-American Studies

Pyong Gap Min
Biographic Sketch

Pyong Gap Min is the author of Changes and Conflicts: Korean Immigrant Families in New York (Allyn and Bacon, 1998), Caught in the Middle: Korean Merchants in America's Multiethnic Cities (the University of California Press, 1996), and Ethnic Business Enterprise: Korean Small Business in Atlanta (Center for Migration Studies, 1988). His book, Caught in the Middle, was selected as the 1997 winner of the National Book Award in Social Science by the Association for Asian American Studies and a co-winner of the Annual Book Award by the Asian and Asian American Studies section of the American Sociological Associations. He is the editor of Asian Americans: Contemporary Trends and Issues (Sage, 1995) to which he contributed five chapters. He also is a co-editor of Struggle for Ethnic Identity: Narratives by Asian American Professionals (Altamira Press, 1999). In addition, he has published extensively in social science journals and in edited books on Korean and Asian Americans. Currently, he is working on three major books; A Comparison of Two Mass Migration Periods, 1880-1930 and 1965-Present (Penn State University Press), Second-Generation Asian Americans' Ethnic Identity (University of Hawaii Press), and Asian Immigrants' Religious Experiences (Altamira Press).

ICAS Web Site Links for Pyong Gap Min:

Special Contribution: Immigrants' Religion and Ethnicity: A Comparison of Korean Christian and Indian Hindu Immigrants
The Korean-American Community's Challenges Ahead: Issues and Answers: Goal, Leadership and Mainstream

This page last updated 3/6/2001 jdb

ICAS Fellow
Speakers &