Professor Lee’s Reflection at the Close of Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month
Diplomat Sam Lee outside the U.S. Capitol with Representative Patsy T. Mink of Hawaii. Photo taken ca. 1965. Image courtesy Professor John W.I. Lee
UC Santa Barbara Public Affairs asked faculty, staff, and students to reflect on Asian and Pacific Islander American (AAPI) Heritage Month in May. Professor John W.I. Lee responded to the question “What AAPI people, past or present, have impacted, influenced, or inspired you?” with a story about his father.