Esther Chihye Kim
Research interests: Ethnographic methods, immigration, and undocumented labor. Currently studying undocumented restaurant workers using naturalistic ethnographic methods.
Education: B.A. Sociology and Education (UCLA); M.A. Education, culture and society (University of Pennsylvania)
- (2012) Nonsocial Transient Behavior: Social Disengagement on the Greyhound Bus. Article in: Symbolic Interaction July 2012 pp 1-17.
- (2012) Call Me Mama: An Ethnographic Portrait of an Employer of Undocumented Workers. Article in: The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science July 2012 642: 170-185.
- (2009) Mama’s family: Fictive kinship and undocumented immigrant restaurant workers. Article in: Ethnography, December, vol. 10, 4: pp. 497-513.