Public Commentary


2022:  Association of Asian American Studies

2021: American Society of Aging

2019:  “Teaching Critical Race Theory,” American Studies Association: Occupied State of Hawaiian Islands

2019: Continuums of Service Conference, Campus Compact: San Diego, California

2018: IARSCLE: Galway, Ireland


“The Whole Student: Bridging Intersectionality and Wellness”, A Bridging Theory to Practice National Conference (4m 42s – 30m)

“3rd Annual Public Health Ethics Forum” Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  (1h 17m – 2h 18m)

Continuums of Service Conference, Campus Compact: Denver, Colorado

Association of Asian American Studies, Portland, Oregon

“The Culture of Health in the Deep South” Conference, National Center for Bioethics and Research, Tuskegee University



AARP: Asian American Employee Affinity Group (2022)

Place-based Justice Network Summer Institute (2021)

UCLA (2021)

Stanford University (2021)

San Francisco State University (2021)

Campbell Hall (2021)

Ventura City College (2021)

University of Southern California (2021)

St. Louis de Montfort Catholic Church and School (2021)

AARP: Health Equity and Asian/American/Pacific Islander/Desi older adults (January 2021)

“Moving From the Downstream to the Upstream: Actionable Pedagogies From an Ethnic Studies and Feminist Studies Perspective,” Center for Teaching and Learning, Claremont Colleges (Fall 2020)

Campus Compact: Western Region ELI Fellowship (Summer 2020)

Lenz Faculty Fellow Lecture, Naropa University (Summer 2020)

Anti-Asian Racism and COVID 19 Teach-In – Sponsored by PEN America and Asian American Writers Workshop (Summer 2020)

NBA/NFL/MLB (Summer 2020)


Radio interview about Jeremy Lin (2012) WURD with Dr. Richard Cooper

Radio interview about Chinese American basketball (2009) New America Now, KALW, with Sandip Roy

Television interview about Chinese American basketball (2009) KTSF, Ch. 26, with Sean Au


Quoted in ‘It’s huge for those in the game’: Asian Americans in baseball on Kim Ng’s ascent.” The Athletic by Dennis Lin (Nov. 23, 2020)

Quoted in “Jeremy Lin puts the ball in Asian Americans’ court.” Los Angeles Times by Oliver Wang (Feb. 21, 2012)

Quoted in “NBA’s Lin scores by winning and breaking barriers.” The Sacramento Bee by Matt Kawahara (Feb. 15, 2012)

Roy, Sandip. (2009) “Like Grandma Used to Make.” Berkeley Alumni Magazine

Yep, K.S. (2007). The Story of the Hong Wah Kues: how inequalities are reinforced and mediated through sport. The Participant (Claremont: Pitzer College)

Quoted in “Finding her groove.” The Participant (Claremont: Pitzer College) Fall 2004.

  • DIGITALStrong Womenʻs Club Podcast (2015) Dr. Kathleen Yep, Professor, Feminist Thought, Leader (31m)

Quoted in “Helen Wong Lum, Barrier Breaking Tennis and Basketball Star, Dies at 84” by Charles Lam  NBC News (Dec. 30 2015)

Quoted in “Chinese basketballers of yesteryear” NPR.ORG by Linton Weeks (June 4, 2015)

Quoted in “Sporting Golden State: women and athletics in 20th century California” KCET by Ryan Reft (March 20, 2014)

Quoted inMasculinity, femininity, and Asian American basketball in 20th century CaliforniaKCET by Ryan Reft (Jan. 30, 2014)

Yep, K.S. (2012). ” Consuming Jeremy Lin: centering race in professional basketball.” Temple University Press Blog.

Lee, D.,  Duch Ferriera, S, Paogofie, S., Quoc, L.  Stinson, J., Talitonu, C., Uipi, S.,  Hwang Colligan, S.,  with Yep, K.S. (2012). “API Women, faith, action: fourteen oral histories of Asian Pacific Islander women and their faith-based activism” Funded by California Council of Humanities.

Quoted in “Past, present, and future of Asian American basketball”  8Asians(Apr. 25, 2012)

Quoted in “The Asian American basketball leagues that helped create Linsanity” Colorlines by Jamilah King (Feb 21, 2012)

Quoted in  “Jeremy Lin, race, and sports fandom” by David Cavicchi (Feb. 2012)

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