Asian American Research Center
Launched in 2020, the Asian American Research Center at UC Berkeley is a preeminent research center for the study of Asian Americans/Asian diasporas in national, hemispheric, and global contexts. It brings together a vibrant, innovative, and dynamic assemblage of scholars, researchers, policy-makers, community organizers, and cultural producers to address a multiplicity of interests and concerns. The Center work to raise public awareness of Asian American/diaspora issues and advance cutting-edge research, develop innovative curricula, and promote community-campus engagement.
This Berkeley News story features Carolyn Chen, ISSI graduate fellow alum and now faculty affiliate of ISSI's Asian American Research Center and Center for Research on Social Change. Chen shares her research done for her recent book,...Read more about When Work Becomes Your Religion, Nothing Else Matters
Dr. Franklin Odo passed away on September 28, 2022. Dr. Odo was best known for being the founding director of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and for his path-breaking research on Japanese American history. His books include Roots: An Asian American Reader (1971...Read more about AARC Mourns the Loss of Franklin Odo