Meet the Staff
Paul Watanabe, Director, is a Professor in the Department of Political Science.
Shauna Lo, Assistant Director, manages the Institute's administrative activities, and assists on research and other projects.
Carolyn Wong, Research Associate, focuses on immigration, citizenship, political empowerment, and health disparities.
Nicole Filler, Program Coordinator/Research Associate for the Anti-Asian Racism Project.
Chrisna Khuon, Program Assistant for the Anti-Asian Racism Project.
Tara Nguyen, Research Assistant, is a master's student in sociology at UMass Boston.
Rachel Bickelman, Research Assistant, is a master's student in sociology at UMass Boston.
Ziting Kuang, Research Assistant, graduated from UMass Boston in Spring 2021 with a bachelor's degree in psychology.