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
PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox reports in the Huffington Post that, thanks to loyal youth soccer players, soccer could soon overtake football’s place in American’s hearts.
The NFL has a history of handing down arbitrary or inadequate punishments for players convicted of domestic violence—how do Americans feel these athletes should be punished?
Two of the best quarterbacks in the league have very different opinions on the role God plays in sporting events. Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson made headlines this week not only for mounting an extremely improbable comeback to beat the Green Bay Packers’ in the NFC Championship game, but also for heading to church after the game. Wilson then took to Twitter to express his gratitude to God and to honor him, […]
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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 on Fox News’ desire to expand its audience and influence, the New York Times Magazine interviews PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones on where the network could draw new viewers from.
A PRRI survey found that Americans have a double standard on religious when evaluating violence committed by self-identified Christians and Muslims.
Religion News Service reports 10 telling numbers about religion and society this year, using several PRRI surveys.
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.
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.