Areas of Interest:

Ethnopolitical sociology, nationalism, urban sociology, Southeast
Asia, development studies, subaltern studies, revolutionary
movements, existential sociology


Education:

PhD (2006): University of California, Santa Cruz: Sociology
MA (2004): University of California, Santa Cruz: Sociology
MA (1997): San Jose State University: Sociology
BA (1992): Cal-Poly Pomona: Communications, English Minor


Contact:

Jack Fong*
Associate Professor of Sociology
Dept. of Psychology & Sociology
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
3801 W. Temple Avenue Pomona CA 91768

Email: jackfong@cpp.edu

*I do not subscribe to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. 

Introduction:

Welcome to my home page. My journey into sociology began in 1992 when I began graduate studies. I began my full time position at my alma mater, Cal-Poly Pomona, in Fall 2007.


Sociologically-Relevant Influences:

The Frankfurt School, Max Weber, Edward A. Tiryakian, Kurt H. Wolff, Jürgen Habermas, Anthony Giddens, Zygmunt Bauman, Albert Memmi, Frantz Fanon, W. E. B. Dubois, the Los Angeles School, Friedrich Nietzsche, Herman Sörgel, Jorge Luis Borges, Murray Schafer, Ray Oldenburg, Pridi Banomyong, Michel Foucault, Jean Baudrillard, Bernard Crettaz, Simone de Beauvoir, my parents, my siblings, and the Buddha (as philosopher). 

Top left: The large ruins of the Wat Phra Sri Sanphet complex at Ayutthaya (built 1448), the second capital of Siamese empire. It's not too far from my hometown; Bottom right, our university's iconic CLA building, courtesy of Mike_s_etc from Flickr.

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