ALBANY, N.Y. (May 6, 2021) – May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month,…
Dr. Yulin Hswen is an assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at UC San Francisco….
In a formal statement, the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) condemned racism, discrimination, and gun violence, urging that these issues be confronted as public health crises.
IU experts available to discuss rise in anti-Asian violence, increased tension after Atlanta spa shootings
BLOOMINGTON and INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A recent report found that anti-Asian violence has been on…
Shannon Harper, assistant professor of criminal justice in the sociology department and the U.S. Latino/a…
A Rutgers expert on elder abuse is available to comment on the rise of hate…
New Study Finds Once Hospitalized, Black Patients with COVID-19 Have Lower Risk of Death than White Patients
A team of investigators at NYU Langone Health has found that once hospitalized, Black patients (after controlling for other serious health conditions and neighborhood income) were less likely to have severe illness, die, or be discharged to hospice compared to White patients.
A blend of racial prejudice, poor coping and partisan media viewing were found in Americans who stigmatized people of Asian descent during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study.
Claims that Asian American Students Are Harmed When They Cannot Attend Their First-Choice University Helped Lead to Federal Investigations of Admissions Practices at Harvard and Yale; New Research Contradicts Those Assertions
A new study finds evidence that contradicts claims in legal complaints to the U.S. Department of Justice arguing that Asian American students face negative consequences while in college as a result of not being admitted to and not attending their first-choice institution. These complaints led to the Trump administration launching formal investigations into the race-conscious admissions practices of Harvard and Yale universities. The findings were published today in Educational Researcher, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association.
Anti-Asian hate crimes during health crises are unfortunately not new, according to a new academic paper examining the history of this phenomenon. The research team, including an Iowa State University criminal justice researcher, looked at how anti-Asian hate crimes during the COVID-19 pandemic have furthered the historical “othering” of Asian Americans and reproduced inequalities.
Dr. Geoffrey Liu Discusses Stigma and Barriers to Care
In a new book, University of Vermont sociologist Nikki Khanna used social media to solicit 30 original essays by Asian-American women on the hurt of colorism. Khanna hopes to shed light on this painful, little discussed subject.
The event is being presented in partnership with UIC’s Asian American Resource and Cultural Center.