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 Political & Global Sociology, Asia/Asia America, 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.

Awards & Grants

Taiwan Studies Lectureship (TSL) Graduate Fellowship, 2024

East Asian Foreign Language and Area Studies Summer Fellowship, 2023

Gates Millennium Scholar, 2016


Min Zhou