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Michelle Kwan Spiral

Michelle Kwan, Chinese American figure skater and two-time Olympic medalist.

By Kevin Rushforth (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Asian American Studies

Korean Americans  Asian American Studies is an interdisciplinary academic field devoted to the study of the history, culture, and politics of Asian Americans. The field includes scholars of Asian American literature, history, politics, religion, sociology, and many other disciplines within the humanities and social sciences.


Image from: By Korean Americans for Obama from USA [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

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This subject guide was created by Ashley Kasim and made possible by Janice Rice.

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Gary Locke official portrait

Gary Locke, former governor of Washington and first and Chinese American to be elected state governor.

By United States Department of Commerce [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Asian American Images

Elaine Chao large

Elaine Chao, first Asian Pacific American woman and first Chinese American to be to appointed to a President's cabinet in American history.