Research Skills Program

HCAP’s Research Skills Program includes:

  • HCAP-enhanced Asian American Studies Course (ASIAN 330.14) – Theories and Methods of Researching Asian American Communities:

    Taught by Dr. Marcia Liu (spring semester) and Dr. Linh An (fall semester), this class focuses on various methods for conducting research with NYC-based AAPI communities. To learn more, email Dr. Liu: or Dr. An: la1092@hunter.cuny.eduFor more on Asian American Studies classes, visit:  

  • Research Intensives:

    Free research workshops for undergraduate students interested in learning more about AAPI research. Participants can join a small group to discuss current topics in AAPI research, and to hone their skills for conducting research with AAPI communities.

  • Asian American Communities Research Program:

    A new undergraduate research assistant (URA) program that connects Hunter College students to faculty mentors who will supervise their research with Asian American communities. URAs need to be current Hunter undergraduates at the start of the program to be eligible to apply/participate. Students and faculty (full-time and part-time) interested in the program should contact Dr. Linh An at  See below for more information.

Applications for Undergraduate Research Assistants typically open the following times: 

Fall Cohort: September

Spring Cohort: February

Summer Cohort: May

Read about past HCAP Undergraduate Research Assistants and their projects.