Vivian Shaw is a researcher and educator from New York. She earned her PhD in sociology from the University of Texas at Austin and is currently a college fellow in the Department of Sociology at Harvard University. She teaches on Asian American culture and society, environmental inequality, social movements, and qualitative methods. Shaw is completing a book about how the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster laid the political groundwork for the emergence of anti-discrimination social movement networks. You can learn more about her work on her website.