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Christine GT Ho
Christine GT Ho, PhD
Doctoral Faculty - School of Human & Organizational Development
Aventura, FL

PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, 1985


Areas of Instruction:

  • KA754A (Introduction to Epistemology and Cultures of Inquiry) 
  • KA703 (Systems, Society, Culture, Community)
  • KA713 (Social Change)
  • KA715 (Structural Inequality and Diversity)
  • KA716 (Global Studies)

Scholarly & Professional Interests:

  • Globalization, International Migration and Diaspora
  • Race, Ethnicity and Gender
  • Diversity and Social Justice
  • Structural Inequality
  • Social Change
  • Ethnographic Research Methods
  • Ethnography of Organizations
  • Caribbean culture and Society.
  • Human Rights and Immigrant Rights
  • Environmental Justice and Sustainability

Professional Memberships:

  • American Association of University Professors
  • American Anthropological Association
  • Society for Applied Anthropology

Honors and Awards:

  • 2001 Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Immigration and Ethnicity Research Center, Florida International University. Research and Creative Scholarship Award, University of South Florida
  • O'Connor Chair, Visiting professorship, Colgate University
  • "Cannonball" Adderley Memorial Fund Fellowship, Center for Afro-American Studies, U.C.L.A.
  • Chancellor's Patent Fund Grant, U.C.L.A.; N.D.E.A. TITLE VI (NDFL) Fellowship.


  • 2012 Humane Migration: Establishing Legitimacy and Rights for Displaced People. Kumarian Press.
  • 2011 “Violating Human Rights in the U.S. Immigration Detention System.” Human Rights Forum, Anthropology News 52(2): 27.
  • 2010 “Life Imitating Art? A Day in the U.S. without Undocumented Workers.” Reader Supported News, August 3, 2010.
  • 2005, Globalization, Diaspora and Caribbean Popular Culture, Ian Randle Publishers  
  • "Caribbean transnationalism as a gendered process," Latin American Perspectives, (forthcoming); 
  • 2001 “Globalization and the Diaspora-ization of Caribbean People and Popular Culture.” Wadabagei: Journal of the Caribbean and Its Diaspora vol. 4(1): 1-38.
  • "The internationalization of kinship and the feminization of Caribbean migration," Human Organization, 1993


  • 2012 “Campaigning against Fractured Immigrant Families.” Paper presented at the 72nd annual conference of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Baltimore, MD, March.
  • 2011 “Policing Immigrants and the Illusion of Security.” Paper presented at 71st Annual conference of Society for Applied Anthropology, Seattle, WA. April.
  • 2010 “Working with Amnesty International for Immigration Detention Reform.” Paper presented at 70th Annual conference of Society for Applied Anthropology, Merida, Mexico. March.
  • 2007 “Contradictions, Paradoxes and Social Injustice in Fortress America.” Paper presented at annual conference of American Anthropological Association, Washington, DC. November.

Other Professional Activities:

  • Visiting Associate Professor, Africana and Latin American Studies, Colgate University.
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, University of South Florida
  • Director, U.S.F. Ethnographic Field School, Trinidad and Tobago.
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