Timothy P. Fong received his doctorate in Ethnic Studies from the University of California at Berkeley in 1992. His research specialty areas include comparative race and ethnic relations, immigration history, politics and public policy, community studies, and qualitative methodology (ethnography and oral history). Dr. Fong was the editor of the Critical Perspectives on Asian Pacific Americans Series published by AltaMira Press. The Series presents books that are theoretically engaging, comparative, and multidisciplinary. Special emphasis is placed on works that reflect contemporary concerns critically important to understanding and empowering Asian Pacific Americans. Dr. Fong is a recognized authority on multiculturalism and social change. He has been interviewed in stories by the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Sacramento Bee, the World Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation, and on National Public Radio among others. Dr. Fong is also listed in Who's Who Among America's Teachers (2000 and 2004).
Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies