Postdoctoral Researcher (Instructor)

About Karen Okigbo

Karen Amaka Okigbo is a Postdoctoral Researcher (Instructor) at the Harris School of Public Policy.  Broadly speaking, her research is on the areas of immigration, race, ethnicity, and family. Her recent work focuses on intermarriage and endogamy among second-generation Nigerian-Americans and explores their marital decision-making processes. She received her PhD in Sociology from the CUNY Graduate Center. She also holds Masters degrees in Social Policy from the University of Pennsylvania and Sociology from North Dakota State University, and a Bachelor's in Politics from Princeton University.