An Assistant Professor of Sociology at Wake Forest University, Hana Brown holds an MA and Ph.D.
from the University of California, Berkeley (2011) and a BA from Bryn Mawr College (1997). Using an
array of qualitative and historical methods, she studies how race and immigration affect welfare state
development and how the structure of social policies affects racial inequality and immigrant incorporation.
Her work has been published in the American Sociological Review, American Journal of Sociology, Social Problems, Ethnic and Racial Studies, and other outlets. She currently teaches classes in race and ethnic relations, political sociology, social inequality, and introductory sociology.
Photo Credit: Ken Bennett 2013