Kamini M. Grahame, Ph.D.

Kamini M. Grahame, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Emerita of Sociology, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education

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.

  • 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.

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)