Yeh studies the intersection of religion and capitalism in transnational socioeconomic processes, in particular migration. Her dissertation, “Holy Landings: Catholic Politics and Mobilities in Transnational China,” argues that callings to urban and transnational futures are among the affordances of Catholic minoritarianism in China. She received her PhD in Anthropology from the University of Chicago in 2022.
Research interests: Anthropology of religion, migration and diaspora, linguistic anthropology
2022-23 Courses: Anthropology BA Workshop and Seminar, Introduction to Anthropology, Introduction to Asian American Studies