chapter  15
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What’s Love Got to Do with It?: Pamela Huang Chao and Elizabeth Cassanos

WithPAMELA HUANG CHAO AND ELIZABETH CASSANOS

Pam Chao is an Asian American professor of sociology and director of a community and diversity center. She has studied and taught diversity issues and race relations for nearly 20 years. Liz Cassanos is a European American doctoral candidate in psychology and has moved between the academic and business worlds through her career. We approached this chapter as a discussion, and our focus goes beyond being allies to the idea of friendshipthe quality that underlies and sustains a lasting and mutually satisfying alliance. Our individual contributions are indicated by name.