Research, Education, and Community Building

The Institute for Asian American Studies at UMass Boston conducts community-based research on Asian American issues, provides resources to Asian American communities in Massachusetts, and expands opportunities on campus for the study of Asian American experiences. 

Visualization and Health Literacy on Pollution in Chinatown
Traffic pollution is a growing health concern in Boston Chinatown. A team of researchers from Tufts University, UMass Lowell and UMass Boston has developed an interactive map to display traffic-related air pollution in Chinatown. Click here to try the map.