News: Dr. Marjorie Kagawa Singer

January 13, 2017 - 2:15pm

Dr. Marjorie Kagawa Singer is currently serving as the 2016-17 Interim Director of the Center.

Professor Emeritus Kagawa Singer concluded a twenty-five year career of research and teaching Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Island Studies and Public Health at UCLA in July 2015. Shortly afterwards, she was recalled by UCLA to serve as a Research Professor, Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusions, and Chair of the Dean's Ad Hoc Diversity Committee for the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.

An engaged and activist scholar, Kagawa Singer has been a longtime leader of the center's work as a member of its Faculty Advisory Committee and as Senior Editor for the AAPI Nexus Journal from 2007 to 2012. As director of the concurrent degree between Community Health Sciences and Asian American Studies, she nurtured generations of students who have become academic, professional, and community leaders.

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