WENYANG SUN portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Education, Culture & Society
  • Faculty Affiliate, Asian Studies Program

Research Summary

Wenyang Sun’s research focuses on language ideologies and the social context of language education for emergent bilingual learners. In particular, her research is grounded in critical race theory and raciolinguistic perspectives to explore how the larger sociopolitical contexts shape the experiences of language-minoritized communities.


  • B.A., English Language and Literature, Zhejiang University
  • B.Econ., Economics, Zhejiang University
  • M.Ed., English Language Learners, Vanderbilt University
  • Ph.D., Cultural Studies and Literacies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill