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Asian Americans: Demographic & Political Transformations
February 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pmFree
On Thursday, February 22nd at 5:30pm in Peabody 1040, AAC Fellow Dr. Janelle Wong will present “Asian Americans: Demographic & Political Transformations”.
Boxed meals will be provided to those that register: go.unc.edu/Wong
Janelle Wong is Professor of Government and Politics and American Studies and Director of the Asian American Studies Program at the University of Maryland. She received her PhD from the Department of Political Science at Yale University. Wong’s research is on race, immigration, and political mobilization broadly, with a focus on Asian American politics. She has worked on numerous survey projects on Asian American politics conducted in multiple Asian languages. As a Senior Researcher with AAPIData, she helps to lead the 2024 Asian American Voter Survey. As a scholar and teacher, Wong has worked closely with social service, labor, civil rights, and media organizations that serve the Asian American population. She is a co-author of six amicus briefs, including briefs submitted in support of race-conscious admissions in the SFFA v. Harvard/UNC case.