Race | Ethnicity | Identity

Monica Heilman is a Sociology Ph.D. student at Indiana University Bloomington. Her current work examines multiracial identity in the context of the racial hierarchy and shifting categorizations in the US.

Introduction

Monica Heilman is a Sociology Ph.D. student at Indiana University Bloomington studying race, ethnicity, and identity. She graduated from the University of Denver with a B.A. in Sociology and Art.

Prior to beginning her graduate career, Monica taught spent two years in South Korea under a Fulbright grant. There she taught high school English, edited and contributed to a literary magazine, and tutored North Korean defectors.

Her current research addresses how multiracial individuals navigate their identities in the context of the US racial structure.

Research Interests

   

    + Race and ethnicity

    + Identity

    + Social psychology

    + Global and transnational sociology

Monica Heilman Sociology PhD Student