Aggie Yellow Horse

Assistant Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
6403

Biography

Aggie J. Yellow Horse is an assistant professor of Asian Pacific American Studies and Justice and Social Inquiry 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 committeed 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 committment to students and student-centered practices have been recognized by the ASU Centennial Professorship Award.

Education

  • Ph.D. Sociology and Demography, Pennsylvania State University, 2016
  • M.A. Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011
  • B.A. Sociology and Asian American Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009

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Research Interests

Social Determinants of Racial Health Disparities, Asia and Asian America, Social Demography

Publications

  • Yellow Horse, Aggie J. and Karen J. Leong. (2020). “Xenophobia, anti-Asian racism and covid-19.” PraxisCenter: Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership.
  • Seaton, Eleanor K., Aggie J. Yellow Horse, Hyung Chol Yoo, and Edward D. Vargas (2020). “Health implications of Black Lives Matter for black adults.” Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.
  • Yellow Horse, Aggie J. and Alexis R. Santos-Lozada (2019). “Foreign-born Hispanic women’s health patterns in allostatic load converge to U.S.-born Hispanic women at a slower tempo compared to men.” Women’s Health Issues 29(3): 222-230.
  • Kim, Soo Mee and Aggie J. Yellow Horse (2018). “Undocumented Asians, left in the shadows.” Contexts 17(4): 70-71.
  • Noah, Aggie J. (2018). “Heterogeneity of hepatitis B infection among pregnant Asian American and Pacific Islander women.” American Journal of Preventative Medicine 55(2): 213-221.
  • Noah, Aggie J., Tse-Chuan Yang, and Wei-lin Wang (2018). “The black-white disparity in sexually transmitted diseases during pregnancy: How do racial segregation and income inequality matter?” Sexually Transmitted Diseases 45(5): 301-306.
  • Noah, Aggie J., and Nancy S. Landale (2018). “Parenting strain among Mexican-origin mothers: Differences by parental legal status and neighborhood context.” Journal of Marriage and Family 80(2): 317-333.
  • Noah, Aggie J., Francesco Acciai and Glenn Firebaugh (2016). “Understanding the contribution of suicide on life expectancy in South Korea.” Demographic Research 35(22): 617-644.
  • Noah, Aggie J. (2015). “‘Putting families into place’: Using neighborhood-effects research and activity spaces to understand families.” Journal of Family Theory and Review 7(4): 452-467.

Courses

Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
JUS 301 Research in Justice Studies
APA 360 Asian Pacific Amer Experience
JUS 492 Honors Directed Study
JUS 493 Honors Thesis
SST 590 Reading and Conference
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
WST 592 Research
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
JUS 492 Honors Directed Study
JUS 493 Honors Thesis
SST 590 Reading and Conference
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
WST 592 Research
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
APA 360 Asian Pacific Amer Experience
JUS 492 Honors Directed Study
APA 492 Honors Directed Study
APA 493 Honors Thesis
JUS 493 Honors Thesis
JUS 498 Pro-Seminar
APA 498 Pro-Seminar
APA 499 Individualized Instruction
JUS 499 Individualized Instruction
JUS 590 Reading and Conference
JUS 592 Research
JUS 599 Thesis
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
JUS 347 Immigration Education &Family
APA 347 Immigration Education &Family
JUS 492 Honors Directed Study
JUS 493 Honors Thesis
SST 590 Reading and Conference
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
APA 492 Honors Directed Study
JUS 492 Honors Directed Study
JUS 493 Honors Thesis
APA 493 Honors Thesis
JUS 498 Pro-Seminar
APA 498 Pro-Seminar
JUS 499 Individualized Instruction
APA 499 Individualized Instruction
JUS 590 Reading and Conference
JUS 592 Research
JUS 599 Thesis
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
JUS 302 Statistical AnalysisJusStd
JUS 347 Immigration Education &Family
APA 347 Immigration Education &Family

Service

Prior to joining ASU, she worked as a political cartographer for a non-profit organization in Chicago to promote equal political representation for racial and ethnic minorities in redistricting (see Map of Chicago Chinatown & Redistricting). She received the Community-based Redistricting Fellowship from the Southern Coalition for Social Justice for her pro bono work in Chicago.