Graduated: 2007, Masters in Pan African Studies
Thesis title: African immigrant women in the United States labor force
Fumilayo Showers is enrolled in the doctoral program in Sociology at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University. Her research interests center on globalization, labor, gender and migration. Her current research looks at the incorporation of West African immigrant women workers in the U.S labor market, focusing on the Washington D.C metropolitan area. In her work Fumi explores the structural linkages between U.S immigration and labor policies, globalization, race, gender and transnational migration. Fumi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from Agnes Scott College in Decatur GA, and Master¿s degrees in Pan African Studies and Sociology from Syracuse University.