Prof. Judith Scott Awarded BU Grant to Empower Asian & Asian-American Families against Racism

The COVID-19 pandemic led to a greater focus on the increasing racism and discrimination faced by Asian individuals. Tragically, disinformation on the pandemic fueled already present anti-Asian sentiments, leading to a heightened level of hate directed towards Asian communities. This crisis reached a breaking point in June of 2020, when Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh […]


5/12: Prof. Hyeouk Chris Hahm Speaks on Asian American Youth Experiences

Prof. Hahm, an expert on health equity in Asian American communities who has developed a theoretical framework on suicide behaviors of Asian American women, will share her views at the Boston Medical Center’s RISE UP Virtual Conference, “​​Conversation on Race: Asian American Youth Experience.” The event focuses on youth mental health, immigrant mental health, equity […]

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1/15: Prof. Hahm Presents at SSWR Annual Conference on AAPI Issues

Professor Hyeouk Chris Hahm was a featured expert at the Society for Social Work Research’s 2022 Annual Conference for the symposium From Exclusion to Inclusion: Un-erasing Asian identities and dismantling systemic racism through Praxis. Prof Hahm shared her research and experience on Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) populations including AAPI researchers who have suffered from […]