Caren Freeman

International Student & Scholar Advisor; Director of Studies at Hereford Residential College

  • Ph.D. University of Virginia 2006


Contemporary Korea and China; gender, kinship, marriage, and divorce; diaspora and ethnic identity; transnational family formations; migrant labor; citizenship and illegal migration.



Selected Publications


2011 -  Making and Faking Kinship: Marriage and Labor Migration between China and South Korea. Cornell University Press. 

2005 -  Marrying Up and Marrying Down: The Paradoxes of Marital Mobility for Chosǒnjok Brides in South Korea.  

In Cross-Border Marriages: Gender and Mobility in Transnational Asia. Nicole Constable, ed. Pp. 80-100. 

 University of Pennsylvania Press.