Professor of Research Methodology
2009-2010 Professor of Research Methodology, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice Saint Louis University (Graduate Mentor Faculty Status). 2002-2009 Associate Professor, Department of Research Methodology, Saint Louis University (Graduate Mentor Faculty Status). 1998-2002 Assistant Professor, Department of Research Methodology, Saint Louis 1994-1998 Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. (Graduate Faculty Status)
Her areas of expertise include inequality (gender, race, and class), organization, immigration, statistics, and qualitative analysis. Her research has focused on migration of organizations and people across borders. For the former, she has studied human resource management of Japanese multinational corporations in the U.S., and for the latter, she has studied Asian immigrants and their ethnic identity. Her recent research focuses on refugees and their cross-cultural adaptation, and Americans' attitude toward immigrants. She also studies vulnerable populations, including geriatric and pediatric populations. She uses both quantitative and qualitative approaches for her research. Her methodological strengths are in survey method and grounded theory method.
2010 Matsuo, H., McIntyre, K., Chea, W.H., & Karamehic-Muratovic, A.
Ambivalent Prejudice toward Refugees: The Role of Social
Contact and Ethnic Origin. Missouri Electronic Journal of
2010 HWA-Froehlich, D.A. & Matsuo, H. Communication development
and differences in children adopted from China and Eastern
Europe. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools.
2008 Iltis, A., Matsuo, H. & DeVader, S.R. Ethical and Practical
Concerns in Development Payment Policies for Research
Involving Children and Adolescents. Journal of Law,
Medicine, and Ethics, 36(2):413-418.