Asian American Students in Higher Education offers the first comprehensive analysis and synthesis of existing theory and research related to Asian American students’ experiences in postsecondary education. Providing practical and insightful recommendations, this sourcebook covers a range of topics including critical historical and demographic contexts, the complexity of Asian American student identities, and factors that facilitate and hinder Asian American students’ success in college. The time has come for institutions of higher education to develop more holistic and authentic understandings of this significant and rapidly growing population, and this volume will help educators acquire deeper and more intricate knowledge of Asian American college students’ experiences. This resource is vital for college educators interested in better serving Asian American students in their institutions.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Critical Racial Contexts
Chapter 3: Critical Historical Contexts
Chapter 4: Critical Demographic Contexts
Chapter 5: Asian American Identity in College
Chapter 6: Asian American Race Relations in College
Chapter 7: Asian American Success in College
Chapter 8: Future Directions for Research on Asian American Students in College
Samuel D. Museus is an Associate Professor of Higher Education at the University of Denver, USA.