Vang, Zoua M. & Chang, Yvonne. "Immigrants' Experiences of Everyday Discrimination in Canada: Unpacking the Contributions of Assimilation, Race, and Early Socialization." International Migration Review.
Shor, Eran, Roelfs, David, & Vang, Zoua M.. "The 'Hispanic Mortality Paradox' Revisited: Meta-analysis and Meta-regression of Life-Course Differentials in Latin American and Caribbean Immigrants' Mortality." Social Science & Medicine 186:20-33.
Khan, Mushira, Kobayashi, Karen, Vang, Zoua M., & Lee, Sharon M. "Are Visible Minorities Invisible in Canadian Health Data and Research? A Scoping Review." International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 13(1): 126-143.
Vang, Zoua M., Sigouin, Jennifer, Flenon, Astrid, & Gagnon, Alain. "Are Immigrants Healthier than Native-born Canadians? A Systematic Review of the Healthy Immigrant Effect in Canada." Ethnicity & Health, 22(3):209-241. DOI: 10.1080/13557858.2016.1246518
Vang, Zoua M. "Infant Mortality among the Canadian-born Offspring of Immigrants and Non-immigrants in Canada: A Population-based Study." Population Health Metrics 14:32. DOI: 10.1186/s12963-016-0101-5
Urquia, Marcelo L., Vang, Zoua M., & Bolumar, Francisco. "Birth Outcomes of Latin Americans in Two Countries with Contrasting Immigration Admissions Policies: Canada and Spain." PLoS One 10(8):e0136308. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136308
Vang, Zoua M., Elo, Irma T., & Nagano, Makoto. "Preterm Birth among the Hmong, Other Asian Subgroups and Non-Hispanic Whites in California." BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 15:1-10. DOI: 10.1186/s12884-015-0622-0
Vang, Zoua M. & Eckstein, Susan E. "Toward an Improved Understanding of Immigrant Adaptation and Transnational Engagement: The Case of Cuban Émigrés in the United States." Comparative Migration Studies 3(1):1-20. DOI: 10.1186/s40878-015-0007-6
Elo, Irma T., Vang, Zoua M., & Culhane, Jennifer F. "Variation in Birth Outcomes by Mother's Country of Birth among Non-Hispanic Black Women in the United States." Maternal and Child Health Journal 18: 2371-2381.
Vang, Zoua M. & Elo, Irma T. "Exploring the Health Consequences of Majority Minority Neighborhoods: Minority Diversity and Birthweight among Native-born and Foreign-born Blacks." Social Science & Medicine 97: 56-65.
Vang, Zoua M. "The Limits of Spatial Assimilation for Immigrants’ Full Integration: Emerging Evidence from African Immigrants in Boston and Dublin." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 641: 220-246.
Vang, Zoua M. "Housing Supply and Residential Segregation in Ireland." Urban Studies 47(14): 2983-3012.


Vang, Zoua M., Gagnon, Robert, & Bracken-Roche, Dearbhail. "The Maternity Healthcare Experiences of Aboriginal Women in Quebec, A Pilot Study: Internal Report for Stakeholders.” Sociology Department, McGill University.
Vang, Zoua M., Sigouin, Jennifer, Flenon, Astrid, & Gagnon, Alain. "The Healthy Immigrant Effect in Canada: A Systematic Review," Population Change and Lifecourse Strategic Knowledge Cluster Discussion Paper  Series/ Un Réseau stratégique de connaissances Changements de population et parcours de vie Document de travail: Vol. 3: Iss. 1, Article 4. Available at:
Khan, Mushira, Kobayashi, Karen, Lee, Sharon M., & Vang, Zoua M. "(In)Visible Minorities in Canadian Health Data and Research," Population Change and Lifecourse Strategic Knowledge Cluster Discussion Paper Series/ Un Réseau stratégique de connaissances Changements de population et parcours de vie Document de travail: Vol. 3: Iss. 1, Article 5.  Available at:
Vang, Zoua M. "Book Review: Iceland, John (2009).  Where We Live Now:  Immigration and Race in the United States. Berkeley: University of California Press." Journal of Interdisciplinary History 41(1): 167-169.
Vang, Zoua M. "Health and Residential Segregation." In Judith A. Warner (Ed.), Battleground Immigration: The New Immigrants, Vol. 1, pp. 725-730. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing.
Vang, Zoua M. "Residential Segregation." In Deborah Carr (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, pp. 392-396. Detroit, MI: Macmillan.
Grossman, Jean B. & Vang, Zoua M. The Case for School-Based Integration of Services. Philadelphia: Public/Private Ventures
Waters, Mary C. & Vang, Zoua M. "The Challenges of Immigration to Race Based Diversity Policies in the United States." In Keith Banting, Tom Courchene, and Leslie Seidle (eds.) Belonging? Diversity, Recognition and Shared Citizenship in Canada, pp. 411-450. Montreal, Quebec: Institute for Research on Public Policy.
Herrera, Carla, Vang, Zoua & Gale, Lisa. Group Mentoring, A Study of Mentoring Groups in Three Programs. Philadelphia: Public/Private Ventures.


R & R
Vang, Zoua M., Gagnon, Robert, Lee, Tanya, Jimenez, Vania, Navickas, Arian, Pelletier, Jeannie, & Shenker, Hannah. “Interactions between Indigenous Women Awaiting Childbirth Away from Home and Their Southern, Non-Indigenous Healthcare Providers.” Qualitative Health Research.
Under review
Vang, Zoua M.,Hou, Feng, & Elder, Katharine. “Religious Discrimination, Religiosity, and Life Satisfaction.” Journal of Happiness Studies.

In prog.
Vang, Zoua M.,Gagnon, Robert, Lee, Tanya, et al. “’I Cried Everyday’: Prenatal Stress, Social Support, and Psychosocial Health among First Nations and Inuit Childbirth Evacuees in Quebec.”