Sharmila Rudrappa


Sharmila Rudrappa, Ph.D., a Public Voices Fellow with The OpEd Project, is director of the Center of Asian American Studies at the University of Texas-Austin and chairwoman of the Asia/Asian America section of the American Sociological Association.

Rates of maternal death are greater in the U.S. than in 40 other countries. Yet we pin the perceived moral failings of Asian nations on pregnant immigrant women from India and China. Read more

Civil Rights in America