The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and Asian Hate on Asian American Community

Stop Asian Hate Rally.

Students will learn both qualitative and quantitative research methods.

Students will have opportunities to learn more about Asian American community's needs and resilience.

Students can make differences on Asian American communities

Project description

This is a mixed-methods study on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and Asian Hate on Asian American Community. This project collects qualitative interview data from Korean Americans in New York Metropolitan area and survey data from Korean and Chinese Americans through online survey platform. The outcomes of this project will help policy makers and community leaders develop policies and programs for Asian Americans.

Project outcome

The project's outcomes include academic (journal) articles, policy reports/briefs, academic conference presentations, and community forum.

Project details

Timing, eligibility and other details
Length of commitment About 6-9 months
Start time Anytime
In-person, remote, or hybrid? Hybrid
Level of collaboration Individual Student Project
Academic Credit
Who is eligible All undergraduate students with the Ability to understand Korean or Chinese

Core partners

  • Korean American Civic Empowerment (KACE)
  • Asian American Resource and Information Network (AARIN)

Project mentor

Yunju Nam

Associate Professor

Social Work

658 Baldy Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1255


Start the project

  1. Email the project mentor using the contact information above to express your interest and get approval to work on the project. (Here are helpful tips on how to contact a project mentor.)
  2. After you receive approval from the mentor to start this project, click the button to start the digital badge. (Learn more about ELN's digital badge options.) 

Preparation activities

Once you begin the digital badge series, you will have access to all the necessary activities and instructions. Your mentor has indicated they would like you to also complete the specific preparation activities below. Please reference this when you get to Step 2 of the Preparation Phase. 

The specific preparation activities for this project will be customized through discussions between you and your project mentor. Please be sure to ask them for the instructions to complete the required preparation activities.


Asian Americans; Covid-19; Asian hate; hate crime, social work