HEI staff members share what we’re reading this month—some work-related and some not…We welcome your recommendations for next month!
Akashi Kaul, Research Analyst
The Karma of Brown Folk by Vijay Prashad.
The author, a professor of international studies at Trinity College, offers a sharp analysis of the “model minority” myth.
Jessica Payton, Research Analyst
“First Generation in STEM with Miguel A. Lopez Perez” podcast.
The hosts on this podcast discuss their experiences as first-generation, Mexican-American graduate students in STEM fields.
Donté McGuire, Research Analyst
The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin.
While this book does not have an explicit relevancy to HEI’s work, it does shape my worldview and approach to my work.
Rob Pagano, Business Manager
The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America by David Allen Sibley.
Just as it sounds!