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.
From the PRRI Blog
We debut our latest survey at a presidential plenary session at the American Academy of Religion’s national meeting.
The battle of “Merry Christmas” vs. “Happy Holidays” is feistier than ever this year. Our latest public opinion numbers on holiday greetings and festivities.
We’re going on a holiday hiatus from the buzz. To keep you informed and entertained, here’s a PRRI-approved list of articles, books, television series, and films.
It’s been an exciting year for research on politics and religion, with key new data emerging on hot-button issues like same-sex marriage, immigration reform and raising the minimum wage, and on important groups such as the Tea Party, Hispanics, and Catholics. As originally posted on “Figuring Faith,” my blog at The Washington Post, here are the Public Religion Research Institute’s top 13 findings from 2013!
More Posts from the PRRI Blog
In an article featuring American Academy of Religion (AAR) President Laurie Zoloth, the New York Times highlighted the release of PRRI’s climate change report.
PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones appears on Georgia’s Public Broadcasting to discuss Americans’ attitudes about race and the criminal justice system in the wake of the events in Ferguson, Mo.
Today is #GivingTuesday, a day when Americans can show their support for their favorite nonprofit. We hope you’ll consider making a tax-deductible contribution to PRRI’s research today.
A sizable minority of Americans who attend religious services at least once a month are hearing about climate change from their religious leaders.
The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Religion News Service, International Business Times, Huffington Post HuffPollster, The National Journal, Politico, and more covered our new climate change report.
Nearly 6-in-10 (58 percent) Latinos believe that climate change is happening and humans are at fault, a view shared by less than half (42 percent) of non-Hispanic whites.
This week, PRRI was honored to become a charter member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research’s (AAPOR) Transparency Initiative.
Event Wrap-up | What Motivated Voters During the Midterm Election: 2014 Post-Election American Values Survey
This week, PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones presented the findings our post-election American Values Survey to a packed auditorium and joined our distinguished panel of experts in analyzing the survey’s findings.