Sharon M. Lee
Ph.D. (Princeton, 1982)
Sharon Lee has received research funding from U.S. organizations including the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Fulbright Foundation, National Science Foundation, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and in Canada, from SSHRC and Metropolis BC. Her current research includes a three-year SSHRC-supported project comparing the socioeconomic integration of Asian immigrants and their children in Canada and the U.S., a study of national ethnic identities in Australia, Canada, and the United States, and housing transitions among immigrants in Canada. She is on the Council of the Canadian Population Society, and has served as an adviser to the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The U.S. Congress, U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, U.S. Social Security Administration, and National Endowment for the Arts have invited her to testify/present on immigration, race/ethnicity, and cultural diversity issues.
Areas of interest
- Race & Ethnicity (Measurement, Intermarriage, Identity)
- Immigration & Immigrant Experiences
- Social Inequalities
- Applied & Policy Research
S.M. Lee. "Ethnic Origins of the Canadian Population." Chapter in Canada's Changing Population, edited by B. Edmonston and E. Fong (McGill Queen's University Press, forthcoming).
S.M. Lee. "Intermarriage Trends, Issues, and Implications for Multiracial Families and Children's Wellbeing." Chapter in Multiethnic Families: Development, Identities, and Wellbeing, edited by H. McCubbin (University of Hawaii Press, forthcoming).
S.M. Lee and M. Boyd. 2008. "Marrying out: Comparing the marital and social integration of Asians in the U.S. and Canada." Social Science Research, 37: 311-329.
S.M. Lee and B. Edmonston. 2006. "Hispanic Intermarriage, Identification, and U.S. Latino Population Change." Social Science Quarterly, 87(5): 1263-1279.
S.M. Lee and S. Tafoya. 2006. "Rethinking U.S. census racial and ethnic categories for the 21st century." Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 31: 233-252.