Juhwan Seo

Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology


Juhwan Seo is a PhD Candidate in Sociology at Cornell University. He studies how U.S. immigration policy shapes family formation of queer immigrants and how ethnic businesses employ low-wage immigrant workers. Previously, Juhwan organized with the New York Immigration Coalition and co-founded the Harvard Ethnic Studies Coalition. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Justice, and the Social Science Research Council.


Research Focus

  • Race and immigration
  • Gender, sexuality, and family
  • Critical ethnic studies