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Name Analysis and Ethnic Profiling

I talked to Zoë Henry of Inc. magazine about reports that profilers in the USA can now pinpoint ethnic identities from individuals’ names. Zoë’s article is here: 275 more words

Majority, yet still the minority

Now and days, I have been thinking about being more political aware and like any curious person I decided reading The Washington Post would be a good place to start (only online, of course). 283 more words

The legacy of autocratic rule in China

What is the long-term legacy of political persecutions? Here I want to present main the findings of my recent research with Melanie Meng Xue (UCLA Anderson). 1,305 more words


The women of Cuenca

The more you travel, the more you admire the industry and hard work of women. In Cuenca, we saw women carry things and sell eats, flowers and knick knacks on pavements and in street markets. 70 more words

Travel & Experiences

In Search of a Black Barber

“I’m really picky about my haircuts, the place you go do they have black barbers?”

Surprised at first, then slightly incredulous, I had to take a deep breath before replying to my coworker. 757 more words

Monday or Tuesday (Virginia Woolf)

This is a short collection of short pieces, some of them very short. When I finished, I honestly felt as if I hadn’t read anything; the most characteristic quality of the text is evasion. 1,345 more words