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?
Happy Independence Day! Welcome to a special red, white and buzzed edition.
How does that beer you’re drinking rank on the list of American brews? Find out here.
Check out our new Graphic of the Week for a look at who is most likely to be decked out in red, white and blue this July 4th. And, in his latest column for Huffington Post Politics, PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox discusses how feeling like a typical American makes folks more inclined to display an American flag or sing the national anthem.
A hemp-made flag is set to fly today over the U.S. Capitol. Given Americans’ divided support on marijuana legalization, it’s no surprise they’re also split on whether the hemp plant should be legalized for farming.
If you’re planning to grill up some hot dogs today, check out this article on how the mystery meat has evolved through history.