This episode is part of the National Committee’s Coronavirus Impact Series. To hear the full, unabridged interview, please listen to the podcast below.

Sociologist Yingyi Ma assesses the difficult decision many Chinese international students at American universities currently face: whether to remain on closed campuses or travel back home. She also discusses how students have had to experience anti-Chinese stigma and navigate the mixed messages from their home country, parents, school administrators, and their country of residence.

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