Diane Wong is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Rutgers University, Newark. Previously, she was Assistant Professor and Faculty Fellow in the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University. She holds a Ph.D. in American Politics and M.A. in Comparative Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration from the Department of Government at Cornell University. Her interests include American politics, Asian American politics, gender and sexuality, urban governance, comparative immigration, race and ethnicity, participation and inequality, cultural and media studies, and community-engaged research. As a first-generation Chinese American born and raised in Flushing, Queens in New York City, her research is intimately tied to the Asian diaspora and urban immigrant experience. Her current book project focuses on intergenerational resistance to gentrification in New York, San Francisco, and Boston Chinatowns. Her work draws from a unique combination of methods including ethnography, participatory mapping, archival research, augmented reality, and oral history interviews with tenants, community organizers, restaurant and garment workers, small business owners, public health workers, and elected officials. Her research has received the Byran Jackson Dissertation Research on Minority Politics Award, Susan Clarke Young Scholars’ Award, and the Don T. Nakanishi Award for Distinguished Scholarship and Service in Asian Pacific American Politics. Her research has been funded by prestigious grants from the National Science Foundation, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, Mellon Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, New York Public Library, Humanities New York, and Cornell University’s American Studies Program. Diane is a member of the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society, she has also been a participant and mentor for the McNair Achievement Scholars Program, Leadership Alliance Mellon Initiative, and the American Political Science Association Minority Fellows Program. Her work has appeared in Urban Affairs Review, Women's Studies Quarterly, Amerasia Journal, Asian American Policy Review, Push/Pull, and a variety of edited book volumes, journals, anthologies, podcasts, and museum exhibitions. Diane is a socially engaged artist, as part of various cultural collectives she has held artist residencies with the Laundromat Project, Fourth Arts Block, and SPACE on Ryder Farm. Her multimedia exhibit "Homeward Bound: Global Intimacies in Converging Chinatowns" is now on display at the Pao Arts Center in Boston.