Sociology/ Anthropology Department

Dr. Michael H. Miyawaki

Michael Miywaki

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Phone: (501) 450-1457
Office: Mills Center 221
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A., Fordham University
  • Ph.D., Fordham University

Dr. Michael H. Miywaki, Assistant Professor of Sociology, holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, and a M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from the Fordham University. He teaches courses in research methods, race and ethnicity, and social inequality. His research interest is in race and ethnicity, particularly in the areas of identity formation, classification systems, and inequality, and as they pertain to Latinos and the multiracial population.

Selected Bibliography

  • Miyawaki, Michael H. Forthcoming. “Part-Latinos and Racial Reporting in the Census: An Issue of Question Format?” Sociology of Race and Ethnicity.
  • Miyawaki, Michael H. 2015. “Expanding Boundaries of Whiteness?: A Look at the Marital Patterns of Part-White Multiracial Groups.” Sociological Forum 30(3):
  • Rodriguez, Clara E., Michael H. Miyawaki, and Grigoris Argeros. 2013. “Latino Racial Reporting in the U.S.: To Be or Not To Be.” Sociology Compass 7(5):390-403.
  • Rodriguez, Clara E., Grigoris Argeros, and Michael H. Miyawaki. 2012. “Does Race and National Origin Influence the Hourly Wages that Latino Males Receive?” Pp. 207-218 in Invisible No More: Understanding the Disenfranchisement of Latino Men and Boys, edited by Pedro Noguera, Aida Hurtado, and Edward Fergus. New York: Routledge.