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‘But You’re Not a Real Doctor!’

‘But You’re Not a Real Doctor!’

by | January 17, 2019

Once while traveling to a conference, I used my credit card to check-in to use my frequent flye

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‘Mascu’sectionality: Theorizing an Alternative Framework for Black Males

‘Mascu’sectionality: Theorizing an Alternative Framework for Black Males

by | January 15, 2019

The theorizing and theoretical frameworks speaking to the male experience, particularly the Bla

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Sorority Life as an Act of Resistance

Sorority Life as an Act of Resistance

by | January 14, 2019

My expectations of life as a Black, college student in the 90’s were largely shaped by a TV s

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A Lottery for Harvard and Other Elite Schools?

A Lottery for Harvard and Other Elite Schools?

by | January 11, 2019

As we wait for the judge’s decision, one interesting essay has been published in Quartz by Na

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Teaching Through Trauma

Teaching Through Trauma

by | January 7, 2019

Trauma nestles in the crevices of our memories. It burrows in our shoulders, lies dormant in ou

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The Biggest Diversity Case in 2018 Could be the Biggest of 2019

The Biggest Diversity Case in 2018 Could be the Biggest of 2019

by | December 28, 2018

The Harvard case, in which Asian Americans sued Harvard for discrimination, could determine acc

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‘Please Call Me Dr.’

‘Please Call Me Dr.’

by | December 20, 2018

For the past three years I have had students who were “offended” or “insulted” because

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‘The Best Dissertation is a Finished Dissertation’ Reconsidered

‘The Best Dissertation is a Finished Dissertation’ Reconsidered

by | December 16, 2018

Throughout my time as doctoral student, there is one piece of advice that I keep hearing that i

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How We Look at Each Other

How We Look at Each Other

by | December 13, 2018

The random encounters of strangers are among the best means to assess attitudes about race.

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The Removal of ‘Individual 1’?

The Removal of ‘Individual 1’?

by | December 10, 2018

The political climate is changing. After Friday, temperatures are rising higher and the leading

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The Mentorship That Keeps Giving

The Mentorship That Keeps Giving

by | December 1, 2018

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I wanted to reflect on what I am most grateful for as a current

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Little Clarity in Sexual Harassment Rule Changes

Little Clarity in Sexual Harassment Rule Changes

by | November 26, 2018

Poor Betsy DeVos. Three words that an accountant would never use for the woman connected to the

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Giving Thanks Amid Political Uncertainty

Giving Thanks Amid Political Uncertainty

by | November 20, 2018

In my family Thanksgiving has never been about pilgrims having a mythical dinner with Indian tr

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Why Representation Matters in the Professoriate

Why Representation Matters in the Professoriate

by | November 19, 2018

Research has shown that having role-models and mentors who share racial/ethnic identities can

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How Do We Persuade the New Asian Alt-Right?

How Do We Persuade the New Asian Alt-Right?

by | November 15, 2018

I write to ask my progressive friends, especially those sympathetic to Asian Americans, to help

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