Arthur Sakamoto on Asian Educational Achievement

An interview with Arthur Sakamoto from Texas A&M about explanations of Asian-Americans’ high educational achievement, and attributing this achievement to Asian culture. With special guest host Chris C. Martin.


Arthur Sakamoto is a sociologist at Texas A&M. He wrote “Socioeconomic Attainment of Asian Americans” in the Annual Review of Sociology.

Chris C. Martin is a sociologist at Georgia Tech who specializes in culture, mental health, and wellbeing. He hosts the Heterodox Academy‘s podcast A Half Hour of Heterodoxy. Twitter: @ChrisMartin76.

Joseph Nathan Cohen co-hosts The Annex and directs the Sociocast Project. He is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York, Queens College. He wrote Financial Crisis in American Households: The Basic Expenses That Bankrupt the Middle Class (2017, Praeger) and co-authored Global Capitalism: A Sociological Perspective (2010, Polity). Twitter: @jncohen

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