Journal articles
Tran, Van C. 2019. “Second-Generation Contextual Mobility: Neighborhood Attainment from Birth to Young Adulthood in the United States.” International Migration Review: forthcoming.

Tran, Van C., Jennifer Lee and Tiffany Huang. 2019. “Revisiting the Asian American Second-Generation Advantage.” Ethnic and Racial Studies: DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2019.1579920.

Valdez, Nicol M. and Van C. Tran. 2019. “Gendered Context of Assimilation: The Female Second-Generation Advantage among Latinos.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies: DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2019.1569504.

Tran, Van C. 2019. “Coming of Age in Multi-Ethnic America: Young Adults’ Experiences with Diversity.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 42(1): 35-52. Online.

Tran, Van C. 2018. “Social Mobility across Immigrant Generations: Recent Evidence and Future Data Requirements.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 667(1):105-188. Online.

Tran, Van C., Jennifer Lee, Oshin Khachikian, and Jess Lee. 2018. “Hyper-Selectivity, Racial Mobility, and the Remaking of Race.” RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences 4(5):189-209 Online.

Tran, Van C. and Katharine M. Donato. 2018. “The Social Provision of Healthcare to Migrants in the U.S. and in China.” China Population and Development Studies 2(1): 83-107. Online.

Tran, Van C. 2017. “Beyond the Ballot Box: Age-At-Arrival, Civic Institutions, and Political Participation among Latinos.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 43(5):766-790. Online.

Tran, Van C. and Nicol M. Valdez. 2017. “Second-Generation Decline or Advantage? Latino Assimilation in the Aftermath of the Great Recession.” International Migration Review 51(1): 155-190. Online.

Tran, Van C. 2016. “Ethnic Culture and Social Mobility among the Asian Second Generation.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 39(13): 2398-2403. Online.

Tran, Van C. 2016. “Social Mobility among Second-Generation Latinos.” Contexts 15(2): 28-33. Online.

Tran, Van C. 2015. “Revisiting the Americano Dream.” Pathways, Spring 2015: 18-23. PDF.

Lee, David C., Brendan G. Carr, Tony E. Smith, Van C. Tran, Daniel Polsky and Charles C. Branas. 2015. “The Impact of Hospital Closures, Hospital and Population Characteristics on Increasing Emergency Department Volume: A Geographic Analysis.” Population Health Management 18(6): 459-466. Online.

Hopkins, Daniel J., Van C. Tran, and Abigail F. Williamson. 2014. “See No Spanish: Language, Local Context, and Attitudes toward Immigration.” Politics, Groups, and Identities 2(1): 35-51. Online.

Tran, Van C., Corina Graif, Alison D. Jones, Mario L. Small, and Christopher Winship. 2013. “Participation in Context: Neighborhood Diversity and Organizational Involvement in Boston.” City & Community 12(3): 187-210. Online.

Tran, Van C. 2010. “English Gain vs. Spanish Loss? Language Assimilation among Second-Generation Latinos in Young Adulthood.” Social Forces 89(1): 257-284. Online.

Waters, Mary C., Van C. Tran, Philip Kasinitz and John Mollenkopf. 2010. “Segmented Assimilation Revisited: Types of Acculturation and Socioeconomic Outcomes in Young Adulthood.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 33(7): 1168-1193. Online.

Book chapters
Tran, Van C. and Mengying Li. 2017. “New York City’s Ethnic Neighborhoods.” In America’s Changing Neighborhoods: An Exploration of Diversity through Places, Reed Ueda, Ed. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. Online.

Tran, Van C. 2015. “More Than Just Black: Cultural Perils and Opportunities in Inner-City Neighborhoods.” Pp. 252-280 in The Cultural Matrix: Understanding Black Youth, Orlando Patterson and Ethan Fosse, Eds. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. PDF.

Waters, Mary C., Anthony Health, Tran, Van C. and Vikki Boliver. 2013. “Second-Generation Attainment and Inequality: Primary and Secondary Effects on Educational Outcomes in Britain and the U.S.” In The Children of Immigrants at School:  A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe, Richard Alba and Jennifer Holdaway, Eds. New York: New York University Press. PDF.

Tran, Van C., Susan K. Brown and Jens Schneider. 2012. “Neighborhoods and Perceptions of Disorder.” Pp. 156-182 in The Changing Face of World Cities, Maurice Crul and John Mollenkopf, Eds. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. PDF.

Tran, Van C. 2008. “Understanding Latino Diversity: Pan-Ethnic Identity Formation among Latinos.” Pp. 47-77 in Ethnicity and Social Divisions: Contemporary Research in Sociology, Karin Hallden, Elias Le Grand and Zenia Hellgreen, Eds. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Book reviews
Tran, Van C. 2016. Review of Negotiating Cohesion, Inequality and Change: Uncomfortable Positions in Local Government by Hannah Jones (University of Chicago Press 2013) in American Journal of Sociology 121(5): 1628–1630. PDF.

Tran, Van C. 2016. Review of Making a Global Immigrant Neighborhood: Brooklyn’s Sunset Park by Tarry Hum (Temple University Press 2014) in Journal of American Ethnic History 36(1): 120-122. PDF.

Tran, Van C. 2015. Review of Caring Across Generations: The Linked Lives of Korean American Families by Grace J. Yoo and Barbara W. Kim (New York University Press, 2013) in Social Forces 94(4): e120. PDF.

Tran, Van C. 2015. Review of Reproducing Racism: How Everyday Choices Lock in White Advantage by Daria Roithwayr (New York University Press, 2014) in Political Science Quarterly 130(1): 167-168. PDF.

Tran, Van C. 2014. Review of Immigration, Poverty, and Socioeconomic Inequality by David Card and Steven Raphael (Russell Sage Foundation Press, 2013), in Journal of Children and Poverty. PDF.

Tran, Van C. 2012. Review of Replenished Ethnicity: Mexican-Americans, Immigration and Identity by Tomas R. Jimenez (University of California Press, 2010) in Sociological Forum 27(1): 258-261. PDF.

Tran, Van C. 2009. Review of Inheriting the City: The Children of Immigrants Come of Age by Philip Kasinitz, John Mollenkopf, Mary Waters and Jennifer Holdaway (Russell Sage Foundation and Harvard University Press, 2008) in ReVista, the Harvard Review of Latin America. Winter Issue, pp. 68-70. PDF.

Tran, Van C. 2008. Review of God Needs No Passport: Immigrants and the Changing Religious Landscape by Peggy Levitt (The New Press, 2007) ReVista, the Harvard Review of Latin America. Spring Issue, pp. 73-74. PDF.

Other publications
Tran, Van C. 2017. “Hyper-Selectivity and Asian Racial Mobility.” Journal of Politics and Society, Fall: 2-7. PDF.

Tran, Van C.  2015. “Assimilation.” In Oxford Bibliographies Online in Sociology. Jeff Manza, Ed. New York: Oxford University Press. Online.

Bachrach, Christine, Nancy Adler, Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Sandy Hofferth, and Van C. Tran. 2013. “The Contribution of a National Network of Social Observatories to Improving Population Health.” SOCN White Papers Series, The Social Observatory Coordinating Network. Online.

Tran, Van C. 2009. “On the Promise and Challenges of Diversity.” Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Annual Newsletter, the New American, Spring Issue, Volume 14, p.5. PDF.

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