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Here are a few articles to get to know more about me and my work:

May 4, 2024
Fil-Am professor to pro-Palestine student protesters: 'You are on the right side of history'
Feature on ABS-CBN News

October 20, 2023
Why it’s more important than ever to learn about the history of Filipino American activism
Feature in Reckon

July 30, 2023
Inside the online world of people who think they can change their race
Feature in NBC News

March 05, 2023
Asian People Are Sharing Microaggressions They've Experienced IRL, And I'm Losing It Over Here
feature in Buzzfeed

February 25, 2023
If You're Asian, Tell Us About The Most Ridiculous Or Offensive Microaggressions You've Faced

Feature in YahooLife

February 25, 2023
"New encyclopedia chronicles history and culture of Filipino Americans"

Feature in Hawaii News Now

September 22, 2022
"Talking about substance use can be hard for Filipino Americans. Why it’s helpful to share stories"
Featured in Los Angeles Times

June 9, 2022
"7 Ways The 'Model Minority' Myth Hurts Asian American's Mental Health"
Featured in Huffpost Asian Voices


May 19, 2022

"This is America: Let's celebrate the full diversity of our community this AAPI Heritage Month"
Featured in USA Today

March 17, 2022

"How 'Hiya', 'Kapwa' and other Cultural Values Play a Role in Filipino Mental Health

Featured in Los Angeles Times

December 15, 2021

"Kevin Nadal Breaks Barriers, Named Distinguished Professor At John Jay College Of Criminal Justice"

Feature in Asian Journal

June 10, 2021

"The Cost of Being An Interchangeable Asian"

Featured in New York Times

March 31, 2021

What's Wrong with our Hate Crime Laws?"

Interview w/ New York Times: The Argument

March 26, 2021

"The Mental Health Costs of Everyday Racism"

Featured on NPR's Science Friday

June 9, 2020

"What's a Microaggression? And what to do if you experience one?

Interview with NPR's Life Kit

March 4, 2020

"How to Respond to Microaggressions"

Featured in New York Times

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2023 Recipient of the Teachers College Medal for Distinguished Service

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My Latest Projects

I'm a producer for a musical about Filipino Labor Leader and co-founder of the UFW, Larry Itliong. Follow @larrythemusical to keep in the loop with updates or visit  Read about it in the Inquirer.

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