Last updated on: 1/6/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Karen J. Leong, PhD Biography

Title:
Associate Professor at the Women's Studies Program and Asian Pacific American Studies Program at Arizona State University
Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Government Allow Immigrants Who Are Here Illegally to Become US Citizens?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Apr. 25, 2007

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with advanced degrees in fields relevant to immigration. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to immigration.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Associate Professor, Women’s Studies Program and Asian Pacific American Studies Program, Arizona State University, 2005 – present
  • Director, Asian Pacific American Studies Program, Arizona State University, 2005 – present
  • Nominee, Centennial Professorship, Arizona State University, 2004
  • Students Against Discrimination Organizational Award on behalf of REFOCUS Advisory Faculty Group, Intergroup Relations Center, Arizona State University, 2004
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Co-Curricular Programs, Arizona State University, 2003
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Exemplary Leadership, Multicultural Student Center, Arizona State University, 2003
  • Certificate of Recognition, Student Affairs, Arizona State University, 2002
  • Commission on the Status of Women Outstanding Achievement and
  • Contribution Award, Arizona State University, 2002
  • Erin S. Murphy Intergroup Relations Service Award, Intergroup Relations Center, Arizona State University, 2002
  • Nominee, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award, Arizona State University, 2001
  • Lerner-Scott Prize for best dissertation in women’s history (co-recipient), Organization of American Historians, 2000
  • Instructor, History, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, 1999
  • Instructor, History, University of California, Berkeley, 1998
  • Graduate Student Instructor, Women Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1996
  • Graduate Student Instructor, History, University of California, Berkeley, 1993
Education:
  • PhD, History, University of California at Berkeley, 1999
  • MA, History, University of California at Berkeley, 1992
  • BA, History, University of California at Berkeley, 1990
Other:
  • None found