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Lynn Fujiwara

  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-0902
  • Office: 218 Alder Building
  • Office Hours: Spring 2014: Monday 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies, Sociology
  • Interests: Women of Color Feminisms; immigration, citizenship, welfare, labor, and family; race, gender, and sexuality representations in popular culture; and Asian American studies.

Research

Concerned with the drastic increase of forced removals of non-citizens since the policy enactments of post 9/11, Lynn Fujiwara is currently working on a project titled, “The Politics of Removal: Forced Deportations, Exclusion, and the Impact on Immigrant Families.”

Publications

Books

  • Mothers without Citizenship: Asian Immigrant Families and the Consequences of Welfare Reform (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008).

Selected Articles

  • “The Politics of Citizenship and Entitlement: Immigrants, Welfare, and the Persistence of Poverty.” in The Promise of Welfare Reform: Results or Rhetoric? Eds. Keith M. Kilty and Elizabeth A. Segal (New York: Haworth Press, 2006).
  • Fujiwara, Lynn H. “Mothers without Citizenship: Asian Immigrants and Refugees negotiate Poverty and Hunger in Post Welfare Reform.” Race, Gender and Class, (2005) 12(2):121-141.
  • Reprinted in: Contemporary Asian America: A Multidisciplinary Reader (Ed. Zhou with Gatewood, New York University Press, October, 2007).
  • Fujiwara, Lynn H. “Immigrant Rights are Human Rights: The Reframing of Immigrant Entitlement and Welfare,” Social Problems (2005). 52(1):79-101.

Biography

Professor Fujiwara received her BA from the University of California, San Diego in 1990, her MA from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1993, and her Ph.D in 1999. She joined the faculty at the University of Oregon in 2000.