• Bio:

    Margaret M. Chin is a member of the Sociology Department at Hunter College and the Graduate Center (CUNY).

  • Recent Publications:

    Stuck: Why Asian Americans Don’t Reach the Top of the Corporate Ladder (New York University Press, 2020) – Winner, 2021 PROSE Award in the Business, Finance & Management Category

    Sewing Women: Immigrants and the New York City Garment Industry (Columbia University Press, 2005/2015).

  • Current Projects:

    Margaret is currently working on a third book with Syed Ali (professor of Sociology at Long Island University), tentatively titled The Peer Effect: Building Better Schools and Better Workplaces.


    Prof. Chin’s research interests focus on immigrants and the second generation, working poor families, race and ethnicity.

  • Research Areas: Immigration Policy, Race