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De Anza professor honored for activism embraces her Asian-American culture

Ethnic studies professor Mae Lee was honored at Stanford University’s Multicultural Alumni Hall of Fame on Oct. 25.

Nathalia Moran, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

Being one of a handful of Asian students at her school, De Anza ethnic studies professor Mae Lee recalled other children coming up to her, pulling at their eyes to taunt her appearance, mocking the Chinese accent which she recognized in her parents’ speech. These were the elements of her l...