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

Research Summary

Dr. Wenyang Sun’s research focuses on language ideologies and the social context of language education for multilingual learners. Grounded in critical race theory, raciolinguistic perspectives, migration studies, and Asian/Asian American studies, her research explores how the larger sociopolitical contexts shape the experiences of language-minoritized communities in the United States and globally.


  • 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