Staff Directory


Laureen Hom, PhD

PBRC John D. Montgomery Post-Doctoral Fellow

Phone: 949-480-4833

Fax: 949-480-4158


Faculty - Adjunct


  • Ph.D. in Planning, Policy, and Design, Asian American Studies Emphasis, University of California, Irvine
  • M.P.H. in Sociomedical Sciences, Urban and the Built Environment Concentration, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
  • B.A. in Anthropology and Art History, University of California, Los Angeles

Research Interests

  • Communities and neighborhoods
  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Immigration
  • Urban ethnic politics
  • Urban revitalization
  • Community development

Selected Papers, Publications, Presentations, & Exhibits

  • Rendón, M.G., Aldana, A., & Hom, L.D. (2018). Children of Latino immigrants framing race: Making sense of criminalisation in a colour-blind era. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2018.1486181
  • Vo, L.T., & Hom, LD. 2018. (2018) Transforming Orange County: Assets and needs of Asian Americans & Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. Orange County, CA: Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Orange County.
  • Hom, L.D. (2012). The Chinese Hospital of San Francisco: How the early San Francisco Chinese mobilized to build the Chinatown community. In G.J. Yoo GJ & M.N. Le (eds.), Handbook of Asian American health (pp. 353-362). New York: Springer Publishing Co.
  • Sim, S.C., Zhou, X.D., Hom, L.D., Chen, C., & Sze, R. (2011). Effectiveness of pre-counseling genetic education workshops at a large urban community health center serving low-income Chinese American women. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 20(6), 593-608.
  • Hom, L.D., & Kwon, S. (2009). Complementary and alternative medicine. In E.W. Chen & G.J. Yoo (eds.), Encyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today (pp. 301-306). Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood Publishing Group.

Courses Taught at SUA

  •  INTS342 - Asian America in Comparative Perspective