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Kiang, Peter Nien-chu; Tang, Shirley Suet-ling; Seto, Matthew – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions can align their support systems for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students and veterans to create conditions for AAPI student veterans to thrive in college.
Descriptors: Asian Americans, College Students, Veterans, Pacific Islanders
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Trieu, Monica M. – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2018
Despite the growing number of Asian American Studies (AAS) programs and Asian ethnic organizations across colleges and universities since the 1970s, surprisingly little empirical research examines the role of these aspects of higher education on Asian American identity. How do the roles of AAS curriculum and Asian American student organizations…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Ethnic Studies, Student Organizations, College Students
Arcidiacono, Peter; Kinsler, Josh; Ransom, Tyler – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2020
Detecting racial discrimination using observational data is challenging because of the presence of unobservables that may be correlated with race. Using data made public in the SFFA v. Harvard case, we estimate discrimination in a setting where this concern is mitigated. Namely, we show that there is a substantial penalty against Asian Americans…
Descriptors: Racial Discrimination, Asian American Students, Court Litigation, College Admission
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Lee, Fiona – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
Racial stereotypes of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders limit their access to leadership positions in higher education.
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, College Faculty, Barriers
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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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Nguyen, Mike Hoa; Chang, Connie Y.; Kim, Victoria; Gutierrez, Rose Ann E.; Le, Annie; Dumas, Denis; Teranishi, Robert T. – Educational Researcher, 2020
The Coalition of Asian American Associations (CAAA) and Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE), two small but vocal groups of Asian Americans, have argued against affirmative action practices. One of their more prominent claims is that Asian American applicants who are not accepted and do not attend their first-choice colleges face a…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Admission, College Choice, College Applicants
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Manzano, Lester J.; Poon, OiYan A.; Na, Vanessa S. – New Directions for Student Services, 2017
Conceptual models for understanding the ways in which Asian American students engage in leadership and activism are interrogated. The chapter provides a discussion of implications for student affairs professionals working with Asian American student leaders and activists.
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Student Leadership, Activism, Student Behavior
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Ng, Grace – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Asian Americans are the fastest-growing population of any minority group in the United States (Lopez, Ruiz, & Patten, 2017). As colleges seek to become more diverse and increase their enrollment of minority students, educators need to understand the cultural dynamics that affect Asian Americans in the classroom. Because the Confucian values of…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Psychological Patterns, Minority Group Students, Confucianism
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Grim, Jeffrey K.; Lee, Nue L.; Museus, Samuel D.; Na, Vanessa S.; Ting, Marie P. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
The Midwest regional context complicates Asian American college student activism and social justice efforts; so understanding these dynamics can equip higher education practitioners to better support these students.
Descriptors: Asian Americans, College Students, Activism, Social Justice
Kao, Cassie I. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
In the United States, colleges and universities have not promoted the academic success of their students of color as effectively as their White students (National Center for Education Statistics [NCES], 2016). While much research has been conducted to explore how racism impacts higher education attainment of Black/African American and…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Learner Engagement, College Students, Campuses
Teranishi, Robert – National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2017
Asian Americans are increasingly a factor in the political life of the United States, which makes it important to gain an accurate rendering of their position on key social issues that impact the nation. One area where there is a lack of understanding about the position of Asian Americans is with the issue of affirmative action. The 80-20 National…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Public Opinion, Affirmative Action, College Admission
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Kodama, Corinne M.; Maramba, Dina C. – New Directions for Student Services, 2017
This chapter addresses the applicability of student development theories in light of empirical research on Asian American college students through a twofold approach: (a) revisiting the relevance of Kodama, McEwen, Liang, and Lee's (2001, 2002) theoretical work on Asian American student development; and (b) using Jones' and Stewart's (2016)…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Student Development, Cultural Influences
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Leigh, Elaine W.; Pak, Katie; Phuong, Jennifer – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2021
Student leadership and activism on college campuses has received more widespread attention in recent years, with attention to how student identities inform these organizing efforts. But, how students make sense of their leadership and activism practices is less understood, particularly in graduate student contexts and for different marginalized…
Descriptors: Student Leadership, Activism, Asian American Students, Females
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Yeo, Hye Jin Tina; Mendenhall, Ruby; Harwood, Stacy Anne; Huntt, Margaret Browne – Journal of International Students, 2019
This study examines the experiences of Asian American students who are mistaken as Asian international students; it provides insight into domestic students' perceptions of and potential racial microaggressive experiences of international students. Drawing from racial microaggression survey data of Asian Americans, this study highlights the…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Asians, Foreign Students, Educational Experience
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Castro, Athena R.; Collins, Christopher S. – Science Education, 2021
Asian American women occupy a paradoxical space within the context of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, simultaneously overrepresented as Asian Americans and underrepresented as women. For Asian American female doctoral students, the complex layering and weaving of these intersections involves the constant negotiation of…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Females, STEM Education, Science Experiments
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