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?
Who knew Winnie the Pooh and Tigger were so controversial? China. China knew.
The 54 percent of Americans who believe that women are naturally better suited to raise children may be surprised by this new study, which shows male rodents as being capable of nurturing in the same way as females after spending time with their young.
Melissa Deckman, PRRI affiliated scholar, offers interesting insight on the role of religion in the public school system 50 years after the U.S. Supreme Court banned school prayer.
Which year was the best for the Beatles? One expert offers an unexpected answer.
Most of us would be thrilled to be alive and in good health at the age of 91. Not Sy Perlis, who just set an impressive and surprising new world record.