Diane Wong, Ph.D. Candidate


Cornell University

Country: United States (New York)

About Me:

Diane is doctoral candidate in the Department of Government at Cornell University. Her research spans the fields of American politics, Asian American studies, race and ethnicity, urban governance, comparative migration and displacement, cultural and media studies, youth activism, gender and sexuality, and community engaged methods. Her dissertation titled "Chinatown Resistance: Immigrant and Youth Mobilization Against Gentrification" focuses on intergenerational resistance to displacement in New York, San Francisco, and Boston Chinatowns. Her work has appeared in a variety of books, journals, anthologies, films, and podcasts. 

Research Interests

Urban Politics

Immigration & Citizenship

Gender and Politics

Race, Ethnicity and Politics

Class, Inequality, and Labor Politics

Asian Americans

Migration And Displacement


Urban Governance

Youth Political Activism

Race And Politics

Countries of Interest

United States