Aggie J. Yellow Horse is an assistant professor of Asian Pacific American Studies in the School of Social Transformation. Her research focuses on understanding social determinants of racial health disparities by examining the influences of sociohistorical and neighborhood contexts. She is committed to work with Asian American, Pacific Islander, and Native American communities; and her research was supported by the National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD). She teaches courses on Asian America, health disparities and immigration. Her commitment to students and student-centered practices have been recognized by the ASU Centennial Professorship Award.