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Spotlight on AAPI
An outstanding accounting teacher and researcher, Yuji received many honors. He is the only four-time recipient of the AICPA-AAA's Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award (1966, 1967, 1971, 1976). In 1985 he was selected as the AAA's Distinguished International Lecturer and in 1986 he received our Outstanding Accounting Educator Award. Learn More
PBS Series: Asian Americans
A fascinating film series on the history of Asian Americans described by PBS in part: “told through intimate and personal lives, the series will cast a new lens on U.S. history and the ongoing role that Asian Americans have played in shaping the nation’s story.” In addition to viewing the series, check out the “For Educators” tab that provides shorter clips that, though suggested for secondary education, we might find useful in our own classrooms. More Information
Statement from the White House
Click here to read A Proclamation on Asian American and Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2022
Academic Research and Literature
Perceived ethnic discrimination, race-related stress, and coping styles by Lori Ezzedine and Senel Poyrazli 2020 International Journal of Educational Research
Based on surveys of 250 non-white college students (51% Asian) the authors report students use behavioral disengagement to cope with racial stress and suggest that this negative coping style may reflect the possibility that students do not have an established social support system, a positive coping style, where they currently reside.
Race on Campus Debunking Myths with Data by Julie J. Park
Recipient of the 2020 American Educational Studies Association Critics Choice Award draws on the latest empirical research on admissions and racial dynamics of campus life to challenge pervasive myths on how race works in higher education. Using a conversational style, Dr. Park helps readers to "examine their assumptions and gain a more informed perspective on diversity in higher education."
Minor Feelings An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong
Recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography, Cathy Park Hong provides her candid and authentic view of being Asian in America, where "our status here remains conditional; belonging is always promised and just out of reach."
Links to Other Organizations
The Chinese Accounting Professors’ Association of North America (CAPANA) is a non-for-profit academic organization that serves the research and teaching interests of Chinese accounting professors and doctoral students in North America, Asia, Europe, etc.
Ascend is the largest, non-profit Pan-Asian organization for business professionals in North America. Their mission is to be the premier professional organization dedicated to enabling its members, corporate partners and the professional Pan-Asian community to leverage the leadership and global business potential of Pan-Asian professionals worldwide.
The Korean-American Accounting Professors Association (KAAPA) is a non-profit organization that provides a platform for communication and networking among Korean accounting professors and doctoral students in North America, Asia, Europe, etc.
The National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) is the premier leadership organization for Asian and Asian American professionals in North America, with 30 chapters, several thousand active members, and a reach of more than 20,000 professionals.