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Park, Julie J.; Assalone, Amanda E. – Community College Review, 2019
Objectives: What are some of the key reasons Asian American students enroll in community colleges? Method: We utilized qualitative methods, conducting 49 interviews in Southern California with current Asian American community college and transfer students at three institutions. Results: We identified five key reasons why Asian American…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students, Social Class
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Park, Julie J.; Dizon, Jude Paul Matias – New Directions for Student Services, 2017
This chapter describes how race, ethnicity, religion, and spirituality uniquely interact for Asian American college students, including a discussion of the diverse religious and spiritual backgrounds of this population.
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Religious Factors, Racial Factors, Ethnicity
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Park, Julie J.; Liu, Amy – Journal of Higher Education, 2014
We use the Critical Race Theory frameworks of interest convergence and divergence to critique the anti-affirmative action movement's co-option of Asian Americans. Past discussions of affirmative action and Asian Americans mainly concentrate on how Asian Americans are affected by affirmative action, whether positively or negatively. We demonstrate…
Descriptors: Race, Critical Theory, Criticism, Affirmative Action
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Museus, Samuel D.; Park, Julie J. – Journal of College Student Development, 2015
Asian Americans are one of the most misunderstood populations in higher education, and more research on this population is warranted. In this investigation, authors sought to understand the range of ways that Asian American students experience racism on a daily basis in college. They analyzed data from 46 individual, face-to-face qualitative…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Racial Bias, Undergraduate Students, Qualitative Research
Park, Julie J. – National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2012
A key argument for affirmative action is that college students benefit from engagement in a racially diverse student body. Because many students have few meaningful experiences with diversity prior to college, exposure to divergent viewpoints and perspectives is an essential part of spurring student growth and development. Engagement with…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Student Diversity, Educational Benefits
Park, Julie J.; Chang, Mitchell J. – Online Submission, 2010
This article examines the development of legislation to create a Minority Serving Institution federal designation for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) serving institutions. Specifically, the article draws from interviews with nineteen policy makers, congressional staffers, and community advocates in order to address their motivations for…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Pacific Americans, Recognition (Achievement), Institutional Characteristics
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Park, Julie J.; Kim, Young K.; Salazar, Cinthya; Hayes, Shannon – Research in Higher Education, 2020
Previous studies have documented student-faculty interaction in STEM, but fewer studies have specifically studied negative forms of interaction such as discrimination from faculty. Using a sample of 562 STEM undergraduates from the National Longitudinal Survey of Freshmen, we use hierarchical generalized linear modeling to investigate various…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, STEM Education, Race, Ethnicity
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Park, Julie J.; Millora, Melissa – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2010
This article explores how the concept of psychological well-being (PWB) relates to the religious and spiritual engagement of college students, as well as how levels of PWB vary between racial/ethnic groups over time during college. The study uses descriptive and multivariate analyses to examine PWB for White, Black, Latino/a, and Asian American…
Descriptors: College Students, Asian American Students, African American Students, White Students
Park, Julie J. – Harvard Education Press, 2018
In "Race on Campus," Julie J. Park argues that there are surprisingly pervasive and stubborn myths about diversity on college and university campuses, and that these myths obscure the notable significance and admirable effects that diversity has had on campus life. Based on her analysis of extensive research and data about contemporary…
Descriptors: Diversity (Institutional), Colleges, Universities, Misconceptions
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Park, Julie J.; Bowman, Nicholas A. – Sociology of Education, 2015
Religion is the most segregated arena of American life, but its effect on collegiate diversity outcomes has been overlooked, despite the significance of both race and religion in many students' lives. This study examines whether religious observance, religious worldview identification, and participation in a religious student organization are…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Role of Education, Race, Religion
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Park, Julie J. – Journal of College Student Development, 2014
This study uses data from the National Longitudinal Study of Freshmen to examine the racial/ ethnic composition of student organizations as well as the relationship between student organization participation and close interracial friendship. White students were the most likely to be in majority White environments in fraternities and sororities,…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Fraternities, Sororities, Racial Composition
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Park, Julie J. – American Educational Research Journal, 2012
Ethnic economies promote interclass contact among East Asian Americans, which facilitates the exchange of information and resources through social capital networks. However, low-income Korean Americans are more likely than low-income Chinese Americans to take SAT prep, although both communities have extensive ethnic economies. In the analysis of a…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Low Income, Asian Culture, Korean Americans
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Bowman, Nicholas A.; Park, Julie J. – Journal of Higher Education, 2014
Research on diversity in higher education has evolved to consider the nature of interracial contact and campus climate as well as the factors that may foster meaningful interactions. While some studies have explored predictors of cross-racial interaction (CRI) and interracial friendship (IRF), it remains unclear whether and how the same precollege…
Descriptors: Racial Relations, Comparative Analysis, Prediction, Race
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Denson, Nida; Bowman, Nicholas A.; Park, Julie J. – Teachers College Record, 2017
Background/Context: The role of race in the university continues to be a contentious issue. Proponents of college diversity often cite the importance of fostering a diverse and deliberative democratic society, but the link between student experiences and postcollege citizenship has received limited attention. Purpose/Objective: This study explores…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Alumni, Student Diversity, Cultural Pluralism
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Park, Julie J. – Research in Higher Education, 2009
This paper examines student attitudes towards affirmative action over 4 years of college. Asian American and Latino/a students were more likely than White students to disagree strongly or somewhat with abolishing affirmative action after 4 years of college. A student's attitude towards the policy as a first-year student, peer group influence, and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Political Attitudes, Peer Groups, Affirmative Action
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