Professor Russell Jeung receives the AAAS Engaged Scholar Award

Congratulations to Professor Russell Jeung, who has been awarded the Association of Asian American Studies "Engaged Scholar" Award. This annual award goes to Asian American Studies faculty who have applied their scholarship for the "public good" by addressing inequalities in our society and improving the AAPI community. Professor Jeung was recognized for his work in bringing students to conduct research with underserved communities. His classes have served refugees from Burma and Bhutan, undocumented residents from Mongolia, women from Himalayan nations, and Chinese Americans living in SROs and those displaced from garment factories.