Bianca Mabute-Louie

Bianca Mabute-Louie, MA is a doctoral student and graduate research assistant in the Sociology department at Rice University. Her research examines how religious socialization shapes the racial attitudes and political engagement of Asian Americans. Bianca earned her B.A. in Public Policy with a minor in Economics from Mills College, and her M.A. in Asian American Studies from San Francisco State University. Previous to Rice, Bianca served Asian American youth in community-based organizations and taught Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University, Laney College, City College of San Francisco, and Oakland Unified School District. Her public scholarship has been featured on CNN, TIME, Elle, ABC7, LA Times, Cheddar News, USA Today, and Mic.

Research Areas

race and racism, ethnicity, religion, immigration, identity


Ph.D. in Sociology, Rice University, In Progress

M.A. in Sociology, Rice University, 2022

M.A. in Asian American Studies, San Francisco University, 2017

B.A. in Public Policy, Mills College, 2012


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