Shannon Harper, assistant professor of criminal justice in the sociology department and the U.S. Latino/a Studies Program at Iowa State University, is available to talk about anti-Asian hate crimes and discrimination during the COVID-19 pandemic and its link to past health crises.
Harper and a team of researchers recently published a study looking at how anti-Asian hate crimes during the COVID-19 pandemic have furthered the historical “othering” of Asian Americans and reproduced inequalities. https://www.newswise.com/coronavirus/anti-asian-racism-during-covid-19-has-historical-ties-in-united-states/?article_id=735530
The paper, published in the peer-reviewed American Journal of Criminal Justice, can be found here: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12103-020-09545-1
Here is more information about Harper: https://soc.iastate.edu/directory/shannon-harper/
She is available by phone or email.