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A former community organizer, Professor Eric Tang of UT has published numerous essays on race and urban social movements, including award-winning writing on post-Katrina New Orleans. Unsettled: Cambodian Refugees in the NYC Hyperghetto is his first book.

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A former community organizer, Professor Eric Tang of UT has published numerous essays on race and urban social movements, including award-winning writing on post-Katrina New Orleans. Unsettled: Cambodian Refugees in the NYC Hyperghetto is his first book.

 Photo Credit: Kevin Nguyen

Photo Credit: Kevin Nguyen

ERIC TANG is a professor and writer residing in Austin, TX. He is an associate professor in the African and African Diaspora Studies Department and core faculty with the Center for Asian American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, where his current research focuses on racial segregation locally.

A former community organizer who was born and raised in Queens, New York, Tang has published numerous essays on race and urban social movements, including award-winning writing on post-Katrina New Orleans. Unsettled: Cambodian Refugees in the NYC Hyperghetto is his first book.