Q&A With Prof. Jennifer Lee: Asian American Success Isn't What You Think It Is

Pop culture often portrays Asian Americans as successful as a result of strict culture or just plain hard work. But a new book debunks the "model minority" myth, revealing the way government policies have actually skewed those perceptions. I recently interviewed Jennifer Lee, Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine, and co-author of The Asian American Achievement Paradox about her research.

Prof. Jennifer Lee, Image Credit: Steve Zylius, UC Irvine Communications...

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