EDMUND FONG portrait
  • Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies
  • Chair, Ethnic Studies
  • Associate Professor, Political Science Department
(801) 585-7656

Internal Service

  • Vice President of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Search Committee, 2018-2019. 10/01/2018 - present. University service.
  • Ethnic Studies 50th Anniversary Event Committee, 2018-2019. 08/20/2018 - present. Department service.
  • MLK, Jr. Week Planning Committee. 08/01/2018 - present. University service.
  • Political Science Nominations & Awards Committee, 2018-present. 08/01/2018 - present. Department service.
  • School for Cultural and Social Transformation Council, 2018-present. 07/01/2018 - present. College service.
  • School for Cultural and Social Transformation Executive Committee, 2018-present. 07/01/2018 - present. College service.
  • Diversity Leadership Team, Office for Equity and Diversity, 2018-present. 07/01/2018 - present. University service.
  • Manuscript reviewer, Politics, Groups and Identities. 02/2018 - present. Other service.
  • Undergraduate Studies Committee (Political Science). 01/08/2018 - 04/24/2018. Department service.
  • Ethnic Studies Diversity Scholars Coordinator Search Committee. 01/2018 - 06/01/2018. Department service.
  • Ethnic Studies Curriculum Committee. 08/2017 - present. Department service.
  • Manuscript reviewer, New Political Science. 03/2017 - present. Other service.
  • Manuscript reviewer, Political Theory. 01/2017 - present. Other service.
  • Pacific Island Studies Search Committee. 09/2016 - 03/2017. College service.
  • Division of Gender Studies Internal Review Team. 09/2016 - 11/2016. University service.
  • Ethnic Studies Central Committee. 08/2016 - present. Department service.
  • Manuscript reviewer, Polity. 08/2016 - present. Other service.
  • Political Science RPT Committee. 08/2016 - 06/30/2018. Department service.
  • Hinckley Journal of Politics, Faculty Editor. 08/2016 - 06/29/2018. Department service.
  • Academic Senate. Substitute. 08/2016 - 05/2017. University service.
  • Division of Ethnic Studies RPT guidelines. Sole drafter. Approved 3/2017. 04/2016 - 03/2017. Department service.
  • Undergraduate Studies Committee (Political Science). 08/2015 - 05/2017. Department service.
  • Western Political Science Association, 2016 Annual Meeting Section Coordinator, Interpretation and Methods. 08/2015 - 04/2016. Other service.
  • Association for Asian America Studies, 2016 Annual Meeting Program Committee. 08/2015 - 04/2016. Other service.
  • Book manuscript reviewer, Routledge. 04/2015 - present. Other service.
  • Ethnic Studies/ Social Work Search Committee. 09/2014 - 02/2015. Department service.
  • Political Research Colloquium Committee. 08/2014 - 06/30/2016. Department service.
  • College of Social and Behavioral Science Undergraduate Scholarship Committee. 08/2014 - 05/2016. College service.
  • Ethnic Studies Central Committee. 08/2012 - present. Department service.
  • Asian Pacific American Area Studies Head. 08/2012 - present. Department service.
  • Utah Opportunity Scholars Committee. 01/2012 - 05/2012. University service.
  • Ethnic Studies Curriculum Committee. 08/2011 - present. Other service.
  • Diversity requirement course designations. Ethnc 2500, Ethnc/ Pols 5430, Pols 3190. 09/2010 - present. Department service.
  • University Teaching Committee. 09/2010 - 06/2013. University service.
  • RPT revisions committee. 09/2010 - 05/2012. Department service.
  • Undergraduate Studies Committee. 08/2010 - 06/2013. Department service.
  • Political Inquiry Encounters (PIE) Co-coordinator. 08/2010 - 05/2012. Department service.

Professional Service

  • Politics, Groups, and Identities. Reviewer. 02/01/2018 - present
  • Political Theory. Manuscript reviewer. 12/2016 - present
  • Routledge. Book monograph reviewer. 04/2016 - present
  • New Political Science. Manuscript reviewer. 03/2016 - present
  • Public Administrative Review. Manuscript Reviewer. 03/2016 - present
  • Western Political Science Association. Section Coordinator, Interpretation & Methods. 08/01/2015 - 04/01/2016
  • Association for Asian American Studies. 2016 Annual Meeting Program Committee. 07/01/2015 - 05/01/2016
  • Polity. Reviewer. 10/2014 - present
  • Political Research Quarterly. Reviewer. 04/2011 - present
  • Urban Studies. reviewer. 09/2010 - present
  • American Quarterly. reviewer. 02/2010 - present
  • American Political Science Review. Reviewer. 11/2009 - present

Community Partnership

  • “When and Where I Enter: On Asian American Awareness in the 21st Century,” Invited Participant, Asian American Student Association High School Conference, University of Utah, February 17, 2017. 02/2017 - 02/2017
  • “2016 Election De-brief: Immigration Policy and the Policy Process,” Invited Participant, International Scholar and Student Services, Office of Global Engagement, University of Utah, November 21, 2016. 11/2016 - 11/2016
  • Modern American Race Relations and Institutional State Violence. Speaker Sponsored by Hinckley Institute of Politics and Political Science Student Advisory Council. 11/20/2014 - 11/20/2014
  • Panel Speaker, Asian Pacific American Heritage Awareness. 04/2012 - 04/2012

Honors & Awards

  • Faculty of the Game Recognition, University of Utah vs. USC Homecoming Game, October 19, 2018. University of Utah, 10/20/2018
  • Nominated, Don Nakanishi Award for best paper, "Race Against Time: The Temporal Structure of the White Yeomanry". Committee on the Status of Asian Pacific Americans, Western Political Science Association, 12/2017
  • “Race and Ethnicity in Global Contexts: Transforming Ethnic Studies.” Global Learning Across the Disciplines (GLAD) Grant, $10,000. With Lourdes Alberto (PI) & Elizabeth Archuleta. Office of Global Engagement, 03/10/2017
  • Nominated. CSBS Superior Teaching Award. College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, 03/2017
  • Finalist, CSBS Junior Teaching Award. College of Social and Behavioral Science, 01/2012
  • Hannah Arendt Award for Politics. New School for Social Research, 04/2009

Affiliations

  • Western Political Science Association (WPSA), Member, 01/2006 - present
  • Association for Political Theory (APT), Member, 10/2003 - present
  • American Political Science Association (APSA), Member, 06/1998 - present
  • Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS), Member, 01/1997 - present

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