- Ph.D. University of California at Berkeley, Ethnic Studies
- MSW University of Washington, Social Work/Policy Analysis
- B.A. University of California at Los Angeles, History and Study of Religion
Filipina/o and Filipina/o American Studies; transnational Asian migration, Asian and Asian American migrant geographies, and urban studies
- 110 Critical Thinking and the Asian American Experience
- 211 Contemporary Asian Americans
- 353 Filipina/o American Identities
- 595 Asian American Communities and Public Policy
- 681 Asian American Community Changes and Development
- 696 Critical Approaches to Asian American Studies
- 697 Proseminar in Asian American Studies
- 833 Seminar: Asian American Family and Identity
- 865 Asian American Community and Public Policy
Spring, SFSU Presidential Award for Professional Development of Probationary Faculty
Pre-doctoral Diversity Fellowship in Sociology, Ithaca College
Institute for the Study of Social Change Graduate Fellows Program, University of California at Berkeley
Foreign Languages and Area Studies Fellowship, South-East Asian Studies Summer Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Eugene Cota-Robles Teaching Fellowship, University of California at Berkeley
Graduate Student Research Fellowship, Institute on Inequality and Social Structures, University of Washington
- Bindlestiff Studio, Board Secretary
- Manilatown Heritage Foundation, Advisory Board
- Project ASAP, Advisory Board
- SF Filipino Mental Health Initiative, Member
- AAS Assessment Committee
- BA Curriculum Planning Committee
- Faculty Advisor (Kappa Omicron - AKO)
- Faculty Advisor (Philipino American Collegiate Endeavor - PACE)
- Migrant Returns: Manila, Development, and Transnational Connectivity. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
- "Return Economies: Speculation and Manila's Investment in Durable Futures." Verge: Studies in Global Asias 2.1 (2016), 51-57.
"Property relations: alien land laws and the racial formation of Filipinos as aliens ineligible to citizenship." Ethnic and Racial Studies (2015): 1-18.
- Migrant Returns: Manila, Development, and Transnational Connectivity. In press. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
- “Balikbayan Paranoia: Tourism Development in Manila and The Anxiety of Return.” Pp 31-46 in Jonathan X. H. Lee (ed.), Southeast Asian Diaspora in the United States: Memories & Visions Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow. 2014. United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
- Review of Little Manila Is in the Heart: The Making of the Filipina/o American Community in Stockton, California (by Dawn Bohulano Mabalon). 2014. Southern California Quarterly, 96(3): 360-362.
- “The Balikbayan Economy: Filipino Americans in the Contemporary Transformation of the Philippines.” International Symposium on “International Migration and QiaoxiangStudies” Conference Proceedings. Vol. 1. Jiangmen, PRC: Guangdong Qiaoxiang Cultural Research Center, Wuyi University. 120-132.
- “The Performance of Property: Suburban Homeownership as a Claim to Citizenship for Filipinos in Daly City.” Journal of Asian American Studies 15.1 (Feb. 2012).