Jennifer Lee

Chancellor’s Fellow Jennifer Lee pens article on immigrant experience for Los Angeles magazine

Jennifer Lee,Chancellor’s Fellow and professor of sociology, joins two Pulitzer Prize winners in describing the immigrant experience for Los Angeles magazine’s October issue. In an article titled “What Defines a Successful Immigrant,” Lee compares how the starting points of various first-generation Asians and Latinos contribute to their ultimate success. Many of her first-generation students, she notes, are embarrassed to […]

Jennifer Lee

Declawing the ‘tiger mom’

Book co-authored by UCI sociologist debunks idea that Asian American academic achievement is due to unique cultural traits or values