Below is a selection of my commentaries and media interviews.

Opinion editorials
“Will a New Law to Tackle Hate Crimes Make Asians in American Safer? | Pro/Con” The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 4, 2021.

“How Harvard Admissions Can Be a Barometer of Our Deepest Divides.” CNN Opinion, September 27, 2019 (with Jennifer Lee).

“Asian Americans May Have an Educational Advantage, but They Face a ‘Bamboo Ceiling’ at Work.” The Los Angeles Times, February 21, 2019 (with Jennifer Lee).

Personal profiles
“Asian Americans of New York and New Jersey: Van C. Tran.” WNET/WLIW21. March 1, 2020.

“For Professor Van C. Tran, Joining the Graduate Center is about Values.” CUNY Graduate Center News, December 19, 2019.,-Former-Refugee-Who-Went-from-Hostos-to-Harvard,-Joining-The-Graduate-Cent

Research coverages
Study Reveals Pipeline from Public Housing to Prison in New York City.Science Magazine, August 30, 2022.

“The Myth of the Asian-American Advantage.” Columbia Magazine, Summer 2019.

“Affirmative Action, Little Free Library, Plastic Recycling.” BYU Radio, Top of Mind with Julie Rose, October 7, 2019.

 “Asian-Americans Face Barriers in Workplace Despite Doing Better at University.” Business Standard, March 21, 2019.

“The ‘Bamboo Ceiling’ and the Future of Affirmative Action. Inside Higher Ed, March 4, 2019.

 “Can Affirmative Action Increase Asian-Americans’ Representation in Professional Jobs?” KPCC/AirTalk, February 26, 2019.