Vivian Louie is the director of the Asian-American Studies Center and Program at Hunter College, City University of New York. She is also a tenured professor in Hunter College’s Department of Urban Policy and Planning. Prior to these positions, she was a program officer at the William T. Grant Foundation and an associate professor at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. Her reporting career included positions at The New York Times, The Hartford Courant, and The Los Angeles Times. She was an editor of Youth Communication’s YouthComm Magazine (formerly YCteen) in 1994 and 1995. She is the author of two books on the immigrant experience in the United States and has published more than 20 articles in various scholarly publications.