Emerging Scholars Fellowship: Asian American Men’s Experience of Gendered Racism

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Tao is a researcher in the 2016 class of the Emerging Scholars Fellowship. Read blog updates from Tao and her fellow scholars here.

tao liu_squareIt is hard to believe that my project is coming to an end! Doing a project is like raising a baby, you struggle with it and enjoy it at the same time, and have to appropriately let to it go at the end. In this blog, I will briefly talk about findings of my study.

As I introduced before, I collected data through an online survey. My aim of data collection was at least 500 to ensure enough statistical power for my factor analyses. Through over 5 month’s work and with the assistance of professors, bloggers, website managers, and administrative staff in universities, I collected over 1,000 responses through Qualtrics. Even after cleaning the “dirty” data, there was enough to conduct my analysis. I will talk about the tips of online data collection in another blog post.

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Emerging Scholars Fellowship: Learning More about Asian American History

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Tao is a researcher in the 2016 class of the Emerging Scholars Fellowship. Read blog updates from Tao and her fellow scholars here.

angry asian man figureA couple of weeks ago, I attended the Asian Americans Conference at Indiana University. The keynote speaker was Phil Yu, the founder of one of the earliest and most popular Asian American blogs, Angry Asian Man.

I imagined many times how angry the blogger would be, but to my surprise, he is not an angry guy, and actually he is very calm and nice. In his speech, I learned how he started the blog as a way of voicing the issues that Asian Americans have to face in the U.S., and how he fights for the rights of Asian Americans, based on the privileges that previous Asian Americans have fought for him. Continue Reading