Kamini M. Grahame, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Sociology, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education
Program Coordinator, Minor in Women's Studies
Office Phone
Office Location
Olmsted Building, W311
W311 OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057
    Biography

    Prior to my appointment at Penn State, I was Associate Professor at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. I taught as an adjunct at several colleges/universities in Massachusetts and Ontario. I also worked in community based organizations for a short period. I have published in journals such as Human Studies, Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, Qualitative Sociology. I present my work at regional, national and international conferences.

    Research Interests

    Effect of globalization on the Transformation of Communities, Families and Individuals

    Transnational Family Experiences - focus on Indo-Trinidadian families

    Experiences of Indo-Trinidadian migrants to the U.K. and their transnational connections to family members in the U.S., Canada, and Trinidad

    Lives of Asian immigrant women in the U.S.

    Education

    Ph.D., Sociology and equity studies in education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

    M.A., Sociology, University of Toronto

    B.A., (Honours) Sociology (Major) and Philosophy (minor)

    Course Schedule
    Senior Research Seminar
    U.S. Immigration
    Race and Ethnic Inequality
    Feminine/Masculine
    Family in Cross-Cultural Perspective
    Sociology of Family
    Current Issues Globalization: Problems and Prospects
    Current Issues: Immigration in the Global Era
    Introduction to Human Services Organizations
    Current Issues: Globalization, Migration and Social Transformation
    Gender, Occupations and Professions
    Social Impacts on Psychological Functioning
    Practicum