Sunny Shao


Researcher, AAPI Data
Twitter @sunny_Y_SHAO
Email sunny@aapidata

Sunny is a Ph.D. student in Political Science at the University of California Riverside. In spring 2017, Sunny joined AAPIData.com, which features demographic data and policy research on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. She received her master’s degree in public policy from Pepperdine University and her bachelor’s degree in international communications from Nottingham.

Sunny is interested in race & ethnicity, immigration, social media, political mobilization, and political participation. Her current research project focuses on political participation and civic engagement among Chinese Americans on social media platforms.

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