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Ray Hutchison

Department of Sociology
University of Wisconsin- Green Bay

     Ray Hutchison is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Hmong Studies Center at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. His completed his undergraduate degree at from SUNY-Binghamton (BA in Sociology) and was a NIMH Research Fellow at the University of Chicago (MA, Phd in Sociology). Dr. Hutchison is Series Editor of Research in Urban Sociology (now in the 15th volume from Emerald Press), editor of the Encyclopedia of Urban Studies (SAGE Publications), and co-author of The New Urban Sociology (now in the 5th Edition from Westview Press). He is the author of an early study of the Green Bay Hmong Community (Acculturation in the Hmong Community) and co-author of Early Marriage in a Hmong Cohort from a longitudinal study of Hmong students in the St. Paul public schools. The Hmong Studies Center at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay was established in 2007 to oversee course offerings in Hmong Studies, present a lecture series to the university community, and to coordinate undergraduate research on topics of importance to the Hmong community. This work brings him full circle to his earlier interests in immigration and ethnic communities (beginning with studies of Mexican immigration to Chicago in The Historiography of Chicago‚Äôs Mexican Community and other publications) that have been neglected for too long a time.



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University of Wisconsin-Madison
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