Prof. Derek Chang Intertwines Upbringing With Studies

By: Christopher Byrns,  Cornell Daily Sun
January 1, 2015

As Prof. Derek Chang, history and Asian American studies, sees it, race is at the heart of American society. For Chang, racial tensions underlie problems throughout American history.

Focusing on black-white relations in the American south and Chinese-white relations on the West Coast, Chang said he looks for similarities and differences in the way different regions treat race.

Source:  Cornell Daily Sun piece.

Photo of Professor Derek Chang