Last updated on: 2/6/2018 | Author: ProCon.org

Tom K. Wong, PhD Biography

Title:
Associate Professor of Political Science at University of California at San Diego
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 Jan. 30, 2018

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 of Political Science, University of California at San Diego, 2017-present
  • Senior Fellow, Immigration Policy, Center for American Progress
  • Director, International Migration Studies Program Minor, University of California at San Diego, 2013-present
  • Board member, New American Leaders Project
  • Member, Leadership Committee, California Immigrant Policy Center
  • Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of California at San Diego, 2012-2017
  • Advisor, Immigration Portfolio, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, 2016
Education:
  • PhD, Political Science, University of California, Riverside, 2011
  • BA, Political Science, University of California, Riverside, 2005
Other:
  • Twitter handle: @TomWongPhD
  • Wong migrated with his family from Hong Kong to the United States at the age of two. He did not learn until he was 16 that he was an undocumented immigrant. He married his high school girlfriend, Rose Bloomberg-Rissman, at age 18, which prevented his deportation to Hong Kong.
Quoted in:
  1. Are Sanctuary Jurisdictions Good Policy?