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RESEARCH How do second-generation immigrants become involved in diaspora activism? Why do some migrants develop contentious identities while others do not? Can ethnic enclaves become social movement communities? my research agenda advances scholarship on subjects and objects that have been…

MIGRANT TRANSNATIONALISM AND DIASPORA POLITICS

MIGRANT TRANSNATIONALISM AND DIASPORA POLITICS Project 1: Memories as Resistance: Collective Memory-Making as a Tactical Repertoire Among Diaspora Activists (2018-present) The May 2016 Philippine Presidential election saw overwhelming diaspora support for Rodrigo Duterte. The election had the highest turnout in…

Book Chapters

BOOK CHAPTERS “Diasporas as Social Movements?” In Routledge Handbook of Diaspora StudiesQuinsaat, Sharon M. 2018 (Forthcoming, August 21). Edited by Robin Cohen and Carolin Fischer. New York: Routledge. Book description from the publisher’s website. The word ‘diaspora’ has leapt from itspreviously confined…

JOURNAL-ARTICLES

JOURNAL ARTICLES "Linkages and Strategies in Filipino Diaspora Mobilization for Regime Change."Quinsaat, Sharon Madriaga. 2019. Mobilization: An International Quarterly 24(2): 221-239. 2020 Research Paper Award, Section on Asia/Asian America, American Sociological Association 2020 Honorable Mention for Best Article Award, Filipino…

Publications

PUBLICATIONS I have an active publication agenda. My research has appeared in edited volumes and peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Mobilization, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Mass Communication and Society, Sociology Compass, and Asian Survey. I have also written online articles as a Contributing Editor for Mobilizing Ideas, a site that…

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ABOUT I am Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Grinnell College, with affiliations in American Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies. I study social movements and revolutions, migrant politics, race and ethnicity, and media discourse from a global and transnational perspective. Methodologically, I am…

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Photo credit: Filipino Migrants in the Netherlands I am a scholar of social movements and migration and currently an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Grinnell College, with affiliations in Peace and Conflict Studies and American Studies. My research to date…