Dan Chai

Dan Chai

Graduate Student

Office: Haines A50

Email: danchai@g.ucla.edu

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B.A. at Washington University in St. Louis, Cum Laude in Sociology and Educational Studies 2020


Fields of Study

International Migration, Race & Ethnicity, Asia/Asia America, Political & Global Sociology, Qualitative Methods


My M.A. paper examines the social exclusion of 2nd gen East Asian and South Asian American men from women’s romantic preferences. I explore how they construct dating preferences in response to their perceived undesirability as Asian American men in romance. My next project will examine how Taiwanese elites perceive the threat of China’s forced reunification and their decision to stay or flee.

Awards & Grants

Gates Millennium Scholar, 2016


Min Zhou