• Committee: Leslie McCall, Barbara Callaway, Mary Gossy
  • Post-MA Employment/Education: Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin PhD in Sociology, University of Oregon (2007)
  • Thesis/Practicum: Thesis: Economic Restructuring and Part-Time Pink-Collar Working Women in Korea
 After completing the MA in 1998, Dr. Son received a PhD in Sociology from the University of Oregon in 2007. She is a medical sociologist and she has published articles that examine issues such as health service utilization and immigrant incorporation, postpartum care, health disparities, transnationalism, and technology. Her current research interests are ageing, elderly care, and end-of-life decision making processes along the lines of class, race, and gender categories.