Rosalind Chou is Florida native, where her parents emigrated from Taiwan in the 1970s. She attended Florida State University earning a bachelor's degree in sociology. She spent six years working for Eckerd Youth Alternatives at Camp E-Nini-Hassee, a non-profit therapeutic wilderness camp for at-risk girls, before moving to Texas in 2005 for graduate school at Texas A&M University. She co-authored the book, The Myth of the Model Minority: Asian Americans Facing Racism, in 2008 with Joe R. Feagin. She completed her Ph.D. in sociology with an emphasis on race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality in May 2010. She was the 2010-2011 Samuel Dubois Cook Postdoctoral Fellow at Duke University. Currently, she is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Georgia State University and her second book, Asian American Sexual Politics: The Construction of Race, Gender, and Sexuality, was published in 2012 by Rowman and Littlefield. In July of 2014, a fully revised second edition of Myth of the Model Minority was published. Her third book, Asian Americans on Campus, was published in August of 2015. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, she has made numerous media appearances on the wave anti-Asian racism happening globally. Rosalind’s work on Asian Americans facing racism has recently been featured on CNN, The Guardian, Salon.com, HuffPost, and Instyle magazine. Her fourth book, Queering the Peach: LGBTQ Experience at a an Urban Southern Campus is forthcoming on Routledge Press.