Return Migration and Identity: Nan Sussman

Check out APS Member Nan Sussman of the College of Staten Island, The City University of New York in this WNYC segment: The Leonard Lopate Show: Return Migrations and Identity from March 16, 2011.

Nearly a million residents of Hong Kong migrated to North America, Europe, and Australia in the 1990s; recently many of these immigrants have returned to their homeland. In Return Migrations and Identity, psychology professor Nan Sussman chronicles this global trend and explains why there is a unique relevance for Hong Kong. She’s joined by Byron Shen, a Chinese immigrant who came to the United States for his Ph.D. at the University of California and then worked for a biotech company before returning to Shanghai in 2007.

Listen to the whole interview here.


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