- Ph.D., University of Michigan, Sociology and Public Policy, 2007
Research and Teaching Interests
Children in immigrant families; gender inequality at home and in the workplace; work-family balance and women's earnings; social stratification; health inequalities
2007 Distinguished Dissertation Award, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan.
Grants and Fellowships
- National Poverty Center Small Grant. “The Influence of Legal Status on Educational Transitions among Mexican Immigrant Youth: Empirical Patterns and Policy Implications.” (2009-2010)
- National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship. “Does Acculturation Lower Educational Achievement for Children of Immigrants?” (2008-2010)
- Hall, Matthew and Emily Greenman. Forthcoming. “The Occupational Cost of Being Illegal: Legal Status and Job Hazard among Mexican and Central American Immigrants.” International Migration Review.
- Matthew Hall and Emily Greenman. 2013. “Housing and Neighborhood Quality among Undocumented Mexican and Central American Immigrants." Social Science Research 42(6): 1712-1725.
- Greenman, Emily and Matthew Hall. 2013. “Legal Status and Educational Transitions for Mexican and Central American Immigrant Youth.” Social Forces 91(4): 1475-1498.
- Greenman, Emily. 2013. “Educational Attitudes, School Peer Context, and the ‘Immigrant Paradox’ in Education.” Social Science Research 42(3): 698-714.
- Greenman, Emily, Katerina Bodovski, and Katherine Reed. 2011. “Neighborhood Characteristics, Parental Practices and Children’s Math Achievement in Elementary School.” Social Science Research 40(5): 1434-1444.
- Xie, Yu and Emily Greenman. 2011. “The Social Context of Assimilation: Testing Implications of Segmented Assimilation Theory.” Social Science Research 40(3):965-984.
- Greenman, Emily. 2011. “Asian American-White Differences in the Effect of Motherhood on Career Outcomes.” Work and Occupations 38(1): 37-67.
- Greenman, Emily. 2011. “Assimilation Choices among Immigrant Families: Does School Context Matter?” International Migration Review 45(1): 29-67.
- Hall, Matthew, Emily Greenman, and George Farkas. 2010. “Wage Disparities for Mexican Immigrants in Low-Skill Labor Markets.” Social Forces 89(2): 491-513.
- Greenman, Emily and Yu Xie. 2008. “Double Jeopardy? The Interaction of Race and Gender on Earnings in the U.S.” Social Forces 86(3): 1217-1244.
- Greenman, Emily and Yu Xie. 2008. “Is Assimilation Theory Dead? The Effect of Assimilation on Adolescent Well-Being.” Social Science Research 37(1): 109-137.
- Xie, Yu, Yang Jiang, and Emily Greenman. 2008. “Did Send-Down Experience Benefit Youth? A Reevaluation of the Social Consequences of Forced Urban-Rural Migration during China’s Cultural Revolution.” Social Science Research 37(2): 686-700.
- Ferry, Danielle, Bowen Garrett, Sherry Glied, Emily Greenman, and Len Nichols. 2002. “Health Insurance Expansions for Working Families.”Health Affairs 21(4): 246-254.
- Garrett, Bowen, Len M. Nichols, and Emily Greenman. 2001. “Workers Without Health Insurance: Who Are They and How Can Policy Reach Them?” Published by The Urban Institute and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Children in immigrant families, gender inequality at home and in the workplace, work-family balance and women's earnings, social stratification, health inequalities
- The Stratification and Race/Ethnic/Gender Inequality Specialization in Sociology:
Race, ethnic and gender inequalities in health and earnings
- The Sociology of Education Specialization:
Education of children in immigrant families, peer and friendship effects on behavior and educational outcomes