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.
On October 1, 2021, this panel kicked off a symposium honoring Michael Omi on the occasion of his retirement. Victor Rios, Lisa Lowe, and Troy Duster discussed Omi's work and its implications in the academy and community...Read more about Honoring Michael Omi: Racial Formations
Lisa Hirai Tsuchitani, former ISSI Graduate Fellow and now a faculty affiliate of ISSI's Asian American Research Center, has been selected by the Cal Alumni Association Board of Directors and the UC Berkeley Foundation Board of Trustees to receive the...Read more about Congratulations Lisa Hirai Tsuchitani
In an interview with Berkeley News on the occasion of his retirement, Michael Omi, faculty affiliate of ISSI, reflects on his career and the...Read more about How Asking Questions Can Lead to Empowering Others