Russell Jeung

Assistant Professor

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Office Location: Psy 420
Office Hours: T Th 11 AM - 12 PM and
by appt.
Office Phone: 415.338.7586

Courses Taught
AAS 315: Chinese American Personality

AAS 680: Asian American Communities: Development and Change

AAS 710: Critical Approaches to Asian American Studies

AAS 865: Asian Americans and Public Policy

ETHS 665: Asian Americans and Public Policy

About the Instructor
Community Activism
Research Interests


Department of Asian American Studies


Ph. D.     Sociology            University of California, Berkeley         2000
M.A.       Sociology            University of California, Berkeley         1995
M.A.       Education            Stanford University                            1984
B.A.       Human Biology     Stanford University                            1984

Research Interests
Race and Religion
Community Organizing
Asian Pacific Islander 2nd Generation
Social Movements

New Asian American Churches: The Religious Construction of Race. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2004.

"Faith-based, Multiethnic Tenant Organizing: The Oak Park Story," in ed. Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Religion and Social Justice for Immigrants, New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2007.

"The Creation of Asian American Christian Subculture: Grace Covenant Community Church, " in ed. Tony Carnes and Fenggang Yang, Asian American Religions: Borders and Boundaries, NY: New York University Press, 2004.

"New Asian American Churches and Symbolic Racial Identity," in ed. Jane Iwamura and Paul Spickard, Revealing the Sacred in Asian and Pacific America,NY: Routledge Press, 2003.

"Asian American Panethnic Formation and Congregational Cultures," in ed. Pyong Gap Min and Jung Ha Kim, Religions in Asian America: Building Faith Communities. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, 2002.

"In the House: Southeast Asian Youth and Multiple Layers of Identity," in ed. Linda Vo and Rick Bonus, ContemporaryAsian American Communities: Intersections and Divergences.  Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2002.

"Evangelical and Mainline Teachings on Asian American Identity," in ed. Tat-siong Benny Liew, Semeia: The Bible in Asian America, 90/91, 2002: 211-236.

  Community Activism
Tenant Organizing in San Antonio/Fruitvale District, Oakland

Chinese Historical Society of America

New Hope Covenant Church and Preschool, Oakland

Oakland Fund for Children, Youth and Families

List of Bay Area API Organizations

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