NANCY WANG YUEN
SOCIOLOGIST | AUTHOR | SPEAKER
Nancy Wang Yuen (Ph.D. UCLA, 2008) is a sociologist, documentary producer and pop culture geek. She is the author of Reel Inequality: Hollywood Actors and Racism (2016), the first book to examine the barriers actors of color face in Hollywood and how they creatively challenge stereotypes. She is an expert scholar and speaker on race and media, regularly contributing to the Huffington Post. She pioneered the first study of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders on television and is currently conducting a 10-year followup study, PRIME TIME: Asian Pacific Americans in Television. She is an Associate Professor and the Chair of the Sociology Department at Biola University.