Adele H. Stamp Student Union - Center for Campus Life

AAPI COORDINATOR & GRADUATE ASSISTANT

 


 

Dorothy Kou
Pronouns: she/her/hers | they/them/theirs
Coordinator, Asian American and Pacific Islander Student Involvement and Advocacy
Email: dkou@umd.edu 

 


 

 

Dorothy Kou (she/they) is the Coordinator for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Student Involvement and Advocacy in the Office of Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy (MICA). She received her B.S in Sociology and Communications at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and earned her M.A in Sociology and Certificate of Advanced Studies in Women’s and Gender Studies at Syracuse University. Prior to UMD, Dorothy was an academic advisor at Syracuse University. As a first-generation Chinese American, queer womxn, they are passionate about equity, justice, intersectionality, critical pedagogy and complicating the notions of what it means to be AAPI. They are particularly interested in diasporic histories in relation to trauma, community, and resilience. Storytelling and genealogies are critical to how she engages with her work and how she exists in the world. Dorothy enjoys cooking, playing guitar, reading queer and POC-centered comics, learning how to skateboard, and tennis (playing and watching) in her down time. 

 

Jung Min (Kevin) Kim
Pronouns: he/him/his
Graduate Coordinator, Asian American and Pacific Islander Student Involvement and Advocacy
Email: jmkim@umd.edu


 

 

Kevin Kim is the Graduate Coordinator for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Student Involvement and Advocacy in the Office of Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy (MICA). He is also a doctoral candidate in the Department of American Studies where he focuses on the cultural politics of food in AAPI communities. His work looks at the legacies of colonialism and social inequality as it touches AAPI communities and is dedicated towards connecting marginalized communities with the resources it needs to help work through these traumas. Kevin enjoys traveling and cooking up new recipes he finds on his travels. He is a graduate of Swarthmore College and holds a B.A. with honors in History. 


Jackie Liu
Pronouns: she/herhers
Community Organizing Student Intern, Asian American and Pacific Islander Student Involvement and Advocacy
Email: jliu1221@umd.edu


 

Jackie is a second-year student double majoring in Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics and Women's Studies with a minor in Asian American Studies. She is the AAPI COSI for the MICA office and works on community engagement, awareness, and social justice issues regarding Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. As a woman of color and someone who's interested in a career in medicine, Jackie is really passionate about the intersection between race, gender, and health and how we can improve our healthcare system to be accessible to all. Outside of MICA she’s also an Honors Ambassador, a member of the University Student Judiciary Honors Council, Vice President of Community Education for the Asian American Student Union, an undergraduate TA, as well as a member of the Integrated Life Sciences Living Learning Program.