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Asia, America, and the World: 20 Years After 9/11

Asia, America, and the World: Anti-AAPI Hate in the Time of COVID-19

When: Thursday, February 10, 4 PM

Join the Northeastern University Asian Studies Program for the fifth speaker in this series, Dr. Sangay Mishra, as she presents “Race, Religion, and Belonging of South Asian Americans: 20 Years After 9/11”

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Drew University, Dr. Sangay K Mishra specializes in immigrant political incorporation, transnationalism, diaspora, and racial and ethnic politics. His work engages with political participation of South Asian immigrants in the United States as well as countries of origin with a particular focus on immigrants from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. He also analyzes experiences of Muslim American communities with law enforcement agencies. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. From 2014 to 2016, he served as the co-chair of Asian and Pacific American Caucus of the American Political Science Association. In 2016, his book, titled Desis Divided: The Political Lives of South Asian Americans was published, and in 2017, the book was awarded the best book on Asian America by the American Sociological Association’s section on Asia and Asian America.

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