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UPP Prof. Peter Kwong Quoted in NY Times Article, July 20, 2016
UPP Distinguished Prof. Peter Kwong is quoted in NY times article, “Jeremy Lin Is Back in New York, and So Is a Glimpse of the Old Linsanity”, Liz Robbins, ( 2016, July 20).
As the only Chinese-American in the N.B.A., Mr. Lin represents a new “model minority,” said Peter Kwong, a professor of urban affairs at Hunter College.“On the one hand, he does everything Asians are supposed to do — he went to Harvard — and on the other hand, he’s doing things Asians are not supposed to do: sports,” said Professor Kwong, who specializes in Chinese immigration. “That is the charm of him.” For further reading, click here.