Meet Vivien Leung, 2021 Advancing Research Grants for Early Career Scholars Recipient

Vivien Leung

Project Title: Asian American Responses to Stereotypes and Implications for Identity

Vivien Leung (she/they) is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Bucknell University. Their research areas are in race and ethnic politics, political psychology, immigration, and American politics. More specifically, they are interested in the racialization of Asian Americans and how context shapes identity formation and influences behavior. Currently, Vivien is working on a book manuscript entitled “But Where Are You Really From? Microaggressions, Discrimination, and Asian Americans” that examines the how interpersonal experiences with exclusion shape Asian Americans’ perceptions of panethnicity.

About the APSA Advancing Research Grants for Early Career Scholars

The APSA Diversity and Inclusion Advancing Research Grants provide support for the advancement of scholars from historically racial and ethnic underrepresented groups and for research that examines political science phenomena affecting historically underserved communities and underrepresented groups and communities. In December 2021, APSA awarded ten projects for the APSA Diversity and Inclusion Advancing Research Grant for Early Career Scholars for a combined total award amount of $25,000. Read about the funded research projects.