Samuel Kye

Samuel Kye
Assistant Professor of Sociology
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Ph.D. Sociology, Indiana University, 2020
M.A. Sociology, Indiana University, 2014
B.A. Sociology, Wheaton College, 2011


Dr. Samuel Kye received his Ph.D. from Indiana University in 2020. He joined the Baylor faculty in 2021 after spending a year as a postdoctoral research associate with the Population Studies and Training Center at Brown University. His research and teaching interests include community and urban sociology, demography, race and ethnicity, and immigration. He is currently examining nationwide trends in ethnoracial diversity and racial residential segregation. His other recent work examines the rise of Asian “ethnoburbs”, and their broader implications for theories of racialization and assimilation.

Recent Publications

Kye, Samuel H. and Andrew Halpern-Manners. Forthcoming. “If Residential Segregation Persists, What Explains Widespread Increases in Residential Diversity?” Demography.

Kye, Samuel HForthcoming. “The Rise of Asian Ethnoburbs: A Case of Self-Segregation?” Sociology of Race and Ethnicity.

Logan John R., Samuel H. Kye, H. Jacob Carlson, Elisabeta Minca, and Daniel Schleith. Forthcoming. “The Role of Suburbanization in Metropolitan Segregation after 1940.” Demography.

Kye, Samuel H. and Andrew Halpern-Manners. 2022. “Detecting `White Flight’ in the Contemporary United States: A Multi-Component Approach.” Sociological Methods & Research 51: 3-33.

Dr. Kye's Full Curriculum Vitae.

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