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.
Khatharya Um, faculty affiliate of ISSI's Asian American Research Center, has profiled notable women faculty from the Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program for...Read more about Pioneering Women of the Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program
Over the last year, crimes against the Asian American and Pacific Islander population in America has increased by 146 percent. Many link the cause to the Trump administration's use of racist rhetoric when addressing the coronavirus crisis. In this CBS News article, Lok...Read more about The Painful History of Anti-Asian Hate Crimes in America
Elaine Kim, faculty affiliate of ISSI's Asian American Research Center, discusses her experiences as Berkeley's first tenured Asian woman...Read more about Reckoning with Race Many Years in the Making