Monica Heilman is a Sociology Ph.D. student at Indiana University Bloomington. 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.

Research Interests

     + Race and ethnicity

     + Identity

     + Social psychology

     + Global and transnational sociology