Janelle Wong

Janelle Wong is professor of American Studies and Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is the author of numerous books and articles on Asian Americans, including Immigrants, Evangelicals and Politics in an Era of Demographic Change (2018, Russell Sage Foundation Press) and Democracy’s Promise: Immigrants and American Civic Institutions (2006, University of Michigan Press). Wong’s research is on race, immigration, and political mobilization. As a scholar and teacher, Wong has worked closely with social service, labor, civil rights, and media organizations that serve the Asian American population.