“On Histories and Futures of International Adoption,” in Adoption & Culture, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2018, pp. 292-299.

“International Adoption and Cultural Insecurity,” in Handbook of Cultural Security, ed. Yasushi Watanabe (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018), 146-166.

“A History of Asian International Adoption in the United States,” in The Oxford Handbook of Asian American History, ed. David Yoo and Eiichiro Azuma (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016), 205-221.


No Longer Silent: The Adopted Diaspora’s Return to Korea,” in Fulbright Korea's Infusion (July 14, 2016).

“Adoption,” in Keywords for Asian American Studies, ed. Cathy Schlund-Vials, Linda Trinh Vo, and K. Scott Wong (New York: NYU Press, 2015).


“The Awesome and Mundane Adventures of Flor de Manila y San Francisco,” in Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives, ed. Monica Chiu (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2014), 209-224.


“Filipino Nurse Migration,” in Asian American Society (Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, 2014).


“A History of Asian International Adoption in the United States,” in Oxford Handbooks Online (December 2013) and in The Oxford Handbook of Asian American History, ed. David Yoo and Eiichiro Azuma (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016).


“Pedagogical  Crossroads: On Teaching and Conducting Research in Asian American History,” in The Feedback Loop: Historians Talk about the Links Between Research and Teaching, ed. Antoinette Burton (American Historical Association, 2013), 75-82.


“Health Worker Migration in Canada: Histories, Geographies, and Ethics,” Metropolis British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Diversity WP# 12-02 (2012), 1-30.  (co-authored with Geertje Boschma, Mark Lawrence Santiago, and Charlene Ronquillo)


“Filipino Americans,” in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012), 401-402.


“Memory Works: Re-imagining Loss in First Person Plural, Bontoc Eulogy, and History and Memory,” in Second International Symposium on Korean Adoption Studies, ed. Kim Park Nelson with Tobias Hubinette, Eleana Kim, Jennifer Kwon Dobbs, Kim Langrehr and Lene Myong (Seoul, Korea, August 2010), 129-145.  (co-authored with Gregory Paul Choy)


“Institutionalizing International Adoption: The Historical Origins of Korean Adoption in the United States,” in International Korean Adoption: A Fifty-Year History of Policy and Practice, eds. Kathleen Ja Sook Bergquist, M. Elizabeth Vonk, Dong Soo Kim, and Marvin D. Feit (Binghamton: Haworth Press, 2007), 25-42.


Korean translation published by Seoul: KoRoot Press, 2015.


“Philippines,” in The New Americans: A Guide to Immigration Since 1965, eds. Mary C. Waters and Reed Ueda with Helen B. Marrow (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2007), 556-569.


“Filipinos,” in The American Midwest: An Interpretive Encyclopedia, general eds. Richard Sisson, Christian Zacher, and Andrew Cayton (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007), 256-257.


“What Lies Beneath: Reframing Daughter from Danang,” in Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption, eds. Jane Jeong Trenka, Julia Chinyere Oparah, and Sun Yung Shin (Cambridge: South End Press, 2006), 221-231. (co-authored with Gregory Paul Choy)


Korean translation published by Seoul: KoRoot Press, 2012.


“Transformative Terrains: Korean American Adoptees and the Social Constructions of an American Childhood,” in The American Child: A Cultural Studies Reader, eds. Caroline Levander and Carol Singley (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2003), 262-279. (co-authored with Gregory Paul Choy)


“Relocating Struggle: Filipino Nurses Organize in the United States,” in Asian/ Pacific Islander Women: A Historical Anthology, eds. Shirley Hune and Gail Nomura (New York: New York University Press, 2003), 335-349.


“Caring Overseas: Overview of Filipino Nurse Immigration,” in The New Face of Asian Pacific America: Numbers, Diversity & Change in the 21st Century, eds. Eric Lai and Dennis Arguelles (San Francisco: AsianWeek, 2003), 232-233.


“From Exchange Visitor to Permanent Resident: Reconsidering Filipino Nurse Migration as a Post-1965 Phenomenon,” in Re/collecting Early Asian America: Readings in Cultural History, eds. Josephine Lee, Imogene Lim, and Yuko Matsukawa (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2002), 159-173.


“Exported to Care: A Transnational History of Filipino Nurse Migration to the United States,” in Immigration Research for a New Century: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, eds. Nancy Foner Rubén Rumbaut, and Steven J. Gold (New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2000), 113-133.


Reprinted in revised and abridged form in Major Problems in Asian American History: Documents and Essays, eds. Lon Kurashige and Alice Yang Murray (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2002), 375-381.

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