Get Involved

The Chinese Restaurant Database is looking for volunteers! We are looking for volunteers to help with data entry. Professor Heather R. Lee holds webinar for new researchers.


  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Basic computer skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Minimum commitment of 5 hours/ week
  • Internet and VPN access


  • Examining US immigration files of Chinese applicants
  • Completing digital intakes forms for Chinese immigration applications
  • Working with the project supervisors and other student workers
  • Attend mandatory training and check-in sessions

To get involved with our research, contact professor Heather Ruth Lee.