Vanessa L. Fong

Vanessa Fong

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Vanessa L. Fong

E-mail: vfong[at]amherst.edu

Vanessa Fong

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Anthropology, Harvard University (2002).

M.A. in Anthropology, Harvard University (1998).

B.A. in Anthropology, Amherst College (1996).

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

AssociateProfessor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Amherst College (2012-present).

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University (2009-2012).

Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University(2003-2009).

Postdoctoral Fellow, Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2002-2003).

BOOKS

Paradise Redefined: Transnational Chinese Students and the Quest for Flexible Citizenship in the Developed World. Vanessa L. Fong. Stanford University Press, 2011.

Media, Identity, and Struggle in Twenty-First Century China. Rachel Murphy and Vanessa L. Fong, eds. London: Routledge, 2008. Originally published as two special issues of Critical Asian Studies (vol. 39, no.1 (2007), and no. 2 (2007), guest edited by Rachel Murphy and Vanessa L. Fong.

Chinese Citizenship: Views from the Margins. Vanessa L. Fong and Rachel Murphy, eds. London: Routledge, 2006.

Only Hope: Coming of Age under China's One-Child Policy. Vanessa L. Fong. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2004 (winner of the 2005 Francis Hsu Book Prize from the Society for East Asian Anthropology for the English-language book published in the previous calendar year judged to have made the most significant contribution to East Asian Anthropology).

Women in Republican China. Hua R. Lan and Vanessa L. Fong, eds. Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1999.

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES (student co-authors' names in italics



Homework help, Achievement in Middle school, and Later College Attainment in China. Asia Pacific Education Review (forthcoming). Kim, Sung won and Vanessa L. Fong.

A Longitudinal Study of Son Preference and Daughter Preference among Chinese Only-Children from Adolescence to Adulthood." Kim, Sung won, and Vanessa L. Fong. China Journal 71:1-26 (2014).


How Parents Help Children with Homework in China: Narratives Across the Life-span. Sung won Kim and Vanessa L. Fong. Asia Pacific Education Review, 14, no. 4 (2013).

Income, Work Preferences, and Gender Roles among Parents of Infants in Urban China: A Mixed Method Study from Nanjing. Sung won Kim, Vanessa L. Fong, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Niobe Way, Xinyin Chen, Huihua Deng, and Zuhong Lu. China Quarterly 204 (2010): 939–959. Republished in Gender in Flux: Agency and its Limits in Contemporary China, Harriet Evans and Julia C. Strauss, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2011: 123-143).

The Other Side of the Healthy Immigrant Paradox: Chinese Sojourners in Ireland and Britain who Return to China Due to Health Crises. Vanessa L. Fong Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry 32, no. 4 (2008): 627-641.

Parent-Child Communication Problems and the Perceived Inadequacies of Chinese Only-Children. Vanessa L. Fong. Ethos 35, no. 1 (2007): 85-127.

Morality, Cosmopolitanism, or Academic Achievement? Discourses on “Quality” and Urban Chinese Only-Children’s Claims to Ideal Personhood.Vanessa L. Fong. City and Society 19, no. 1 (2007): 86-113.
 
Fong, Vanessa L. SARS, a Shipwreck, a NATO Attack, and September 11: Global Information Flows and Chinese Responses to Tragic News Events. American Ethnologist 34, no. 4 (2007): 521-539.

Filial Nationalism among Chinese Teenagers with Global Identities. Vanessa Fong. American Ethnologist 31, no. 4 (2004): 629-646.

China's One-Child Policy and the Empowerment of Urban Daughters. Vanessa L. Fong. American Anthropologist 104, no. 4 (2002): 1098-1109.

CHAPTERS IN EDITED VOLUMES (student co-authors' names in italics

Conflicts between Gender Role Expectations and a Chinese Mother’s Aspirations for her Toddler Daughter’s Future Independence and Excellence.Vanessa L. Fong, Cong Zhang, Sung won Kim, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Niobe Way, Xinyin Chen, Zuhong Lu, and Huihua Deng. In Andrew Kipnis, ed., Chinese Modernity and the Individual Psyche Palgrave Macmillan (2012): 106-136.

Anthropological Perspectives on Chinese Children, Youth, and Education. Vanessa L. Fong and Sung won Kim. In A Companion to the Anthropology of Education. Bradley A. U. Levinson and Mica Pollock, eds. Blackwell Publishing (2011):333-348.

Introduction: Media, Identity, and Struggle in Twenty-First Century China.Vanessa L. Fong.Critical Asian Studies 39, no.1 (2007): 58-62 and no. 2 (2007): 255-258. Republished in Media, Identity, and Struggle in Twenty-First Century China. Rachel Murphy and Vanessa L. Fong, eds. London: Routledge, 2008: 9-14.

Chinese Youth between the Margins of China and the First World. Vanessa L. Fong. In Chinese Citizenship: Views from the Margins, Vanessa L. Fong and Rachel Murphy, eds., Routledge, 2006: 151-173.

Introduction: Chinese Experiences of Citizenship at the Margins. Rachel Murphy and Vanessa L. Fong. In Chinese Citizenship: Views from the Margins. Vanessa L. Fong and Rachel A. Murphy, eds., Routledge, 2006: 1-8.

Editors' Preface and Section Introductions. Hua R. Lan and Vanessa L. Fong. In Women in Republican China. Hua R. Lan and Vanessa L. Fong, eds. Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1999: xxvii-xxx, 1-4,75-78, 117-120, 147-150, 183-186.

BOOK REVIEWS

Review of Cultivating Global Citizens: Population in the Rise of China by Susan Greenhalgh. Vanessa L. Fong. Journal of Asian Studies 70, no. 4 (2011):1121-1123.

Review of China and Postsocialist Anthropology: Theorizing Power and Society after Communism, by Andrew Kipnis. Vanessa L. Fong. American Anthropologist 112, no. 3 (2010): 483-484.

Review of Lies that Bind: Chinese Truth, Other Truths, by Susan Blum. Vanessa L. Fong. American Ethnologist 37, no. 2 (2010): 408.

Review of Just One Child: Science and Policy in Deng's China, by Susan Greenhalgh. Vanessa L. Fong. Contemporary Sociology 38, no. 5 (2009): 442-444.

The Personal is Political: Review of Nostalgia for the Modern: State Secularism and Everyday Politics in Turkey, by Esra Özyürek. Vanessa L. Fong. Current Anthropology 50, no. 2 (2009): 270-271.

Globalization, the Chinese State, and Chinese Subjectivities: a Review Essay (Reviews of Popular China by Richard P. Madsen, Paul G. Pickowicz, and Perry Link; Private Life under Socialism: Love, Intimacy, and Family Change in a Chinese Village, 1949-1999  by Yunxiang Yan; and Strangers in the City: Reconfigurations of Space, Power, and Social Networks Within China's Floating Population by Li Zhang). Vanessa L. Fong. Comparative Studies in Society and History 48, no. 4 (2006): 946-953.

Review of China’s Revolutions and Intergenerational Relations, by Martin King Whyte. Vanessa L. Fong. American Anthropologist 106, no. 4 (2004): 783-784.

Review of Seeking Modernity in China’s Name: Chinese Students in the United States, 1900-1927, by Weili Ye. Vanessa L. Fong. Comparative Studies in Society and History 45, no. 3 (2003): 644-645.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS 

China, Japan, and Korea. Vanessa L. Fong. In Oxford Bibliographies Online: Childhood Studies. Heather Montgomery, ed. New York: Oxford University Press (2012).

School Achievement: Let's Not Worry Too Much About Shanghai. Vanessa L. Fong and Philip Altbach. Education Week, January 12, 2011.

Commentary on “Deleuze and the Anthropology of Becoming,” by João Biehl and Peter Locke. . Vanessa L. Fong. Current Anthroplogy 51, no. 3 (2010): 338-339.

Little Emperors and the 4:2:1 Generation: China's Single Child Policy. Ying Wang and Vanessa L. Fong. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 48, no. 12 (2009): 1137-1139.



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