Janelle Wong is an Associate Professor of American Studies and the Director of Asian American Studies at University of Maryland in College Park, MD. Her research focuses on race, immigration, and political mobilization. Dr. Wong is the author of Democracy’s Promise: Immigrants and American Civic Institutions (2006, University of Michigan Press) and co-author of two books on Asian American politics. She is currently working on a book about the impact Asian American and Latino evangelical Christians will have on the traditional conservative Christian movement and immigrant political participation. Recently, PRRI had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Wong in depth about some of the 2014 American Values Survey’s findings on Asian Americans.
Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers?
Don’t worry, you can still tweet after you’re dead (kind of). I know you were concerned.
Fans of large sodas, rejoice: a judge invalidated Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ban on large, sugary drinks, saying the regulations are “fraught with arbitrary and capricious consequences.”
Will President Obama’s stances on issues like gun control and gay marriage hurt congressional Democrats in tough 2014 races?
More evangelical Christian parents are asking for mainstream science in their homeschool curricula. This is somewhat surprising, given that nearly two-thirds (63%) of white evangelical Protestants agree that humans have existed in present form since creation.
Which countries email each other? And why?
Let’s be honest: this is for people who want to eat cake on a treadmill.