PRRI Speaks with Janelle Wong about Asian Americans’ Impact on Politics and Religion

Janelle Wong is an Associate Professor of American Studies and the Director of Asian American Studies at University of Maryland in College Park, MD. Her research focuses on race, immigration, and political mobilization. Dr. Wong is the author of Democracy’s Promise: Immigrants and American Civic Institutions (2006, University of Michigan Press) and co-author of two books on Asian American politics. She is currently working on a book about the impact Asian American and Latino evangelical C … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Ferguson Grand Jury Clears Officer Involved in Shooting

In today's buzz, a St. Louis County grand jury will bring no criminal charges against the officer involved in Ferguson shooting. … [Read more...]

Are Transnational Ties Leading Latinos to Express Greater Concern about Climate Change?

Nearly 6-in-10 (58 percent) Latinos believe that climate change is happening and humans are at fault, a view shared by less than half (42 percent) of non-Hispanic whites. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | A Multi-generational Approach to Fighting Poverty

Today's Buzz covers religious minorities reactions to the SCOTUS decision about prayer at public meetings, hispanics who left the Catholic Church, a multi-generational approach to fighting poverty, high school students' low reading and math scores, and Americans financial literacy. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | SCOTUS Rules on Prayer at Public Meetings

Today's Buzz covers the SCOTUS decision on prayer at public meetings, the challenge for Democrats with unmarried women voters in the midterm election, trust in public institutions declining, first openly gay Episcopalian bishop is divorcing his husband, best places for single moms to live, and a new blog post by Juhem Navarro-Rivera. … [Read more...]

Coming Full Circle? Evangélicos in the United States and Latin America

Juhem Navarro-Rivera explores the effects of evangélicos on Catholic identify for Latinos both in the United States and Latin America. … [Read more...]


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