African and African Disapora Studies Department
African and African Disapora Studies Department

Dr. Tang gets awarded the Diversity Champion of the Year Award

Fri, March 13, 2015
Dr. Tang gets awarded the Diversity Champion of the Year Award

Eric Tang is an Assistant Professor in the African and African Diaspora Studies Department and core faculty with the Center for Asian American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He is also a faculty fellow with UT's Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. Tang has published numerous essays on race and urban social movements. He is completing a book about refugees and the U.S. urban crisis entitled Unsettled. A former community organizer, Tang has been awarded both journalistic and scholarly prizes for his writings on post-Katrina New Orleans. His current research focuses on the past and present of racial segregation in Austin, Texas.

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