UCLA Global Forum in Beijing

Thursday, June 28, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

UCLA alumni and friends joined Chancellor Gene Block and Vice Provost for International Studies and Global Engagement Cindy Fan, for a UCLA Global Forum in Beijing at TRB Copper. Professor Min Zhou spoke on her research, “Immigration and the Current State of Chinese America”, which combined political cross comparisons, migration, and developments in one engaging discussion. A networking reception followed the program. The Global Forum connected members of the UCLA global community through networking, campus updates, and talks on issues of global and local importance.

For more information, see Alumni Connect article on the June UCLA Global Forums.

About Min Zhou

Dr. Min Zhou is professor of sociology and Asian American studies, Walter and Shirley Wang Endowed Chair in US-China Relations and Communications, and director of the Asia Pacific Center at UCLA. Her main research areas are in: migration & development, Chinese diaspora, education and the new second generation, ethnic entrepreneurship, ethnic/racial relations, and the sociology of Asia and Asian America. She has published widely in these areas. Recently, she published an award winning book The Asian American Achievement Paradox (with Lee), The Rise of the New Second Generation (with Bankston), and Contemporary Chinese Diasporas. Her book The Asian American Achievement Paradox received four major academic awards. She is the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Career Award of the American Sociological Association Section on International Migration.

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