Dr. Varisa Patraporn, Assistant Professor
Phone: (562) 985-4607
Data analysis (SOC 260), Research methods (SOC 354, 355, 696), Urban sociology and policy (SOC 540)
Race/Ethnicity, Immigration and Community Economic Development
B.A. (cum laude) in Political Science (Honors) and Sociology, UC Irvine
Master of Public Policy, UCLA
Ph.D. Urban Planning, UCLA
Patraporn, R.V. Tran, D.L and Ong, P.M. (2013). Asian American Homeownership and Foreclosure in East San Gabriel Valley: An Analysis of a Los Angeles County Community (AASC BESOL Report) Los Angeles: UCLA Asian American Studies Center.
Patraporn, R. V., Pfeiffer, D. and Ong, P.M (2010). “Building Bridges to the Middle Class: The Role of Community Based Organizations in Asian American Wealth Accumulation.” Economic Development Quarterly, 24(4), 288-303.
Patraporn, R. V., Ong, P. and Houston, D. (2009). “Closing the Asian White Wealth Gap?” Asian American Policy Review, 18, 35-48.
Ong, P. and Patraporn. R.V. (2006). “Asian American Wealth.” In Jessica Gordon Nembhard and Ngina Chiteji (Eds.), Wealth Accumulation and Communities of Color in the United States: Current Issues (Pp. 173-190), Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.