Assistant Professor of Sociology

Institutional Affiliation

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Department of Sociology
Women's and Ethnic Studies Program


Ph.D., M.A., Sociology, University of Minnesota
B.A., Ethnic Studies and Psychology, University of California - San Diego

Research Interests

Asian Americans
Korean diaspora
Race and ethnicity


Stephen Cho Suh is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Women's and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado - Colorado Springs. His scholarly interests lie at the intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, migration, and identity, especially in relation to Asian Americans and the Korean diaspora. His current research examines the phenomenon of ethnic return migration through the lived experiences of US-raised Korean "returnees." He has works published in outlets such as The Journal of Asian American Studies, Men & Masculinities, and The Society Pages.

Selected Publications

Suh, Stephen. 2016. “Introducing K-Town: Consumption, Authenticity, and Citizenship in Koreatown’s popular reimagining.” Journal of Asian American Studies.

Suh, Stephen. 2016. “Negotiating Masculinity across Borders: A transnational examination of Korean American masculinities.” Journal of Men and Masculinities.