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‘Asians are good at math. What an awful stereotype:’ The Model Minority Stereotype’s Impact on Asian and Asian American Engineering Students

Abstract Background The Model Minority Stereotype (MMS) describes Asians and Asian Americans (As/AsAm) as the epitome of assimilation into U.S. society using hard work, intelligence, high educational attainment, and economic success to overcome the challenges of discrimination and recent immigration. … Continue reading

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Grabbing from my Racial Toolkit: Ethnic-Racial Socialization Between and Among African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic American, and Native American Students.

Abstract Racial socialization refers to the ways people are equipped to negotiate within a racially and ethnically based society. Very little is discussed in the literature about intersections between and among Native American, Hispanic, Asian American, and African American undergraduate … Continue reading

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Racial Inequality Exists in Spite of Over-Representation: The Case of Asian-American Students in Engineering Education

Abstract While Asian American students are not under-represented in engineering, they are still members of a minority population. In the last three years we interviewed 165 engineering students in a large scale research project that identifies factors leading to differential … Continue reading

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‘Getting an Internship…I’m Still Trying to Find That,’ Asian-American Student Experiences Obtaining Engineering Internships

Abstract Internships can provide engineering students with financial support, practical experience, and motivation to complete degrees. The qualities employers seek in interns go beyond high grade point averages to include participation in campus organizations and technical societies, as well as … Continue reading

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