For 15 + years, OuYang has taught more than 500 students at Columbia University Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race and New York University’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute A/P/A Studies Program which is now part of New York University Department of Social and Cultural Analysis.  In 2016, OuYang also began teaching at New York University School of Professional Studies, McGhee Division. Based on student nominations, OuYang received the NYU College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award.


Her current courses include:


This course explores psychological, sociological, cultural, linguistic, and organizational approaches to help explain and examine gender bias and dynamics as they relate to equality and leadership in the workforce.  Further complicating this analysis are layered identities, including the intersection of race, sexual preference, and gender identity.  The course explores how stereotypes, hostile and benevolent sexism, … Continue reading GENDER ISSUES IN THE WORKFORCE

Managing Diversity in the Global Workplace

This online, asynchronous course teaches students how to analyze multicultural concerns and competencies that impact work relationships, communications, and performance in a rapidly expanding global economy. Emphasis is on organization strategies to mitigate the effects of subtle bias and examining one’s own culturally developed orientation and biases to ensure talents are recognized, rewarded, and nurtured. … Continue reading Managing Diversity in the Global Workplace

Comparative Constitutional Challenges

Constitutional Challenges Affecting African, Latino, and Asian American Communities a/k/a Constitution and Communities of Color This comparative pre-law course examines historical and present constitutional challenges affecting African, Latino, and Asian American communities. Topics include slavery and the prison industrial complex; discriminatory immigration laws and use of citizenship for military recruitment; school segregation and affirmative action; internment of … Continue reading Comparative Constitutional Challenges

Post 9-11 Government Policies

This course is designed to critically examine and debate the effectiveness of government policies to improve domestic security and its impact on immigrants living in the U.S. Can immigration laws be enforced to prevent terrorism in a manner that does not promote racial, ethnic, and religious profiling? Topics include the 9/11 Commission Report, hate crimes against … Continue reading Post 9-11 Government Policies

Course Evaluations

“Your class was one of the “starting points’ of my personal education about issues of race and identity. To this day, I still talk about the lessons I learned from you about Vincent Chin, Korematsu and immigration reform. If you recall, Arizona SB1070 was front of mind at that time. I am so grateful you … Continue reading Course Evaluations