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Fall 2017 Speaker Series: Why the Model Minority is a Myth: Debunking Stereotypes of Asian American Students by Jennifer Ho, PhD

Wilson Library Pleasants Family Assembly Room 200 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Asian Americans are often believed to be studious, successful, smart, good in science and math- a model minority who excel in education. However, this portrait of perfection is a stereotype, one that despite its positive overtones has damaging ramifications for … Read more

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