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Onoso Imoagene

Onoso Imoagene, PhD '11

ONOSO IMOAGENE, PhD ’11, sociology, is an associate professor of social research and public policy at New York University—Abu Dhabi. She graduated with a first-class honors in sociology from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and obtained a master of philosophy in modern society and global transformations from University of Cambridge, England. Her main research areas are international migration and race and ethnicity. Her first book, Beyond Expectations: Second-Generation Nigerians in the United States and Britain, published by the University of California Press, is the first book-length comparative study on the adult African second-generation in Britain and the United States. She is working on her second book, Lucky Immigrants? West African Diversity Immigrants and Structured Luck.