Santa Clara University

Sociology department

 Marilyn Fernandez

 Professor of Sociology
 Office: O'Connor Hall 331
 Phone: 408/554-4432

Her research interests and publications are in the areas of Asian American domestic violence services, and sociology of development. Her publications include: Restorative Justice for Domestic Violence Victims: An Integrated Approach to Their Hunger for Healing (2010, Lexington Books); Altered Lives, Enduring Community: Japanese Americans Remember Their World War II Incarceration with Stephen Fugita (2004, University of Washington Press);articles on Asian American immigrants published in Sociological Perspectives, International Migration Review, Journal of Asian American Studies, Asian American Policy Review. Other articles have also appeared in Sociological InquiryAdministration and SocietyJournal of Interpersonal ViolenceWomen & Criminal Justice, Journal of Applied SociologyJournal of Sociology & Social Welfare. Her current research is on the role of Caste in the Indian Informational Technology Sector.

She teaches courses in Human Services, Quantitative Methods and Applied Statistics, Population Studies, and occasionally directs the research capstone course.

She is a former Vice President of the Pacific Sociological Association and former Co-editor (with Charles Powers) of the journal Sociological Perspectives.


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