Kent Wong

Lecturer

Email:

kentwong@ucla.edu

Media Contact

Citlalli Chávez-Nava
714-742-1581
citlallichavez@ucla.edu

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Biography

Kent Wong is the Project Director for Labor and Community Partnerships and former Director at the UCLA Labor Center. Wong is also a lecturer in UCLA's labor studies program where he teaches courses in labor studies and Asian American studies. He previously served as staff attorney for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). He was the founding president of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, the founding president of the United Association for Labor Education, and currently is vice president of the California Federation of Teachers.

Courses Taught

LBR STDS 166B Research on Immigration Rights, Labor, and Higher Education; Asian Americans and Law; LBR STDS M173 Nonviolence and Social Movements