How do media images of Asian Americans and Asians affect self-concept and perceptions within our community? Through historical depictions of Asian Americans and psychological research, this interactive discussion will focus on how media images of this group have changed (or not) through history.
Teresa Mok is a licensed clinical psychologist in independent practice in Urbana, IL. Prior to this, she worked at the Counseling Center at UIUC and focused on outreach to the Asian American student population. She has written extensively and presented on issues related to media images of Asian Americans and how they affect self-concept, gender roles, and perceptions of attractiveness.