Kathleen S. Yep

Professor of Asian American Studies

On Sabbatical Spring 2020

With Pitzer Since: 2004
Field Group: Asian American Studies
Campus Address: Bernard 201
Phone: 909.607.2645
Email: Kathleen_Yep@ruthtattooideas.com
Office Hours: Tuesdays 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Wednesdays, 3:00 am -4:00 pm & by appointment

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Educational Background

BA, MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

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Research Interests:

Cultural Politics
Feminist and critical pedagogies
Critical Public Health
国产偷拍视频 Community-based learning

Courses Offered:

ASAM82: Racial Politics of Teaching
ASAM84: Nonviolent Social Change
ASAM85: Health Inequities
ASAM94: Community Health
国产偷拍视频 ASAM115: Methodologies

Selected Publications:

Yep, K.S. (2018). Mash Potatoes, Lop Cheung, and Nuclear Testing: Placing the Culture of Health in the Context of the Culture of Historical Trauma. National Center for Bioethics in Research and Healthcare and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Yep, K.S. (2017). Asian American Studies and Interrogating the Civic in Civic Engagement. In Handbook of Service-Learning for Social Justice, edited by Darren E. Lund, Wiley Press.

Yep, K.S. & Mitchell, T.D. (2017). Decolonizing community engagement: reimagining service-learning through an ethnic studies lens. In Cambridge Handbook for Service Learning and Community Engagement, edited by Dolgon, C., Eatman, T. & Mitchell, T.D., Cambridge University Press.

Yep, K. S., Zhao, T, Pang, S., Wang, C., & Wang, P.. (2014). The revised naturalization exam and Chinese immigrants in the United States: key issues for social workers. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 23(4), 271- 288.

Yep, K. S. (2011). Why are you so mad?: mediating racial conflict in service-learning classrooms. In Democratic Dilemmas of Service-Learning: Curricular Strategies for Success, Cress, C. & Donahue, D. (eds.), 110 – 118. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

国产偷拍视频Yep, K.S. (2009). . Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Yep, L. and Yep, K. S.  (2008). Dragon’s child: the story of Angel Island. New York : Harper Collins.
Selected Conferences, Invited Talks, Public Commentary:

Panelist: “Women’s Health at the Intersection of Context, Inclusion and Public Health Practice”, Public Health Ethics Forum, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (2017)

Speaker: “Examining the Ethical Considerations and Other    Consideration for a Culture of Health in the Deep South” Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and National Center for Bioethics (2017)
Recent Selected Awards, Grants and Honors

Professor Yep received a grant from the California Council for the Humanities for her digital social documentation project “Women, Faith, and Action,” co-directed with Rev. Deborah Lee, 2009- 2010.


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