Expert on impact of immigration, social change, and race on Asian & Asian Americans

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Sumie Okazaki is a professor of applied psychology at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development. She conducts research on the impact of immigration, social change, and race (i.e., racism, racial identity, racialization) on Asian and Asian American adolescents, emerging adults, and parents within local and transnational contexts.


Okazaki recently co-athored a book titled "Korean Families in Immigrant America: How Teens and Parents Navigate Race," scheduled for release in mid-October 2018. More information about the book is available at


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