Casey Philip Wong


Casey Philip Wong

Postdoctoral Scholar


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Research Interest:

Language, culture, and education; culturally sustaining pedagogies; Black Feminism and critical race feminisms; co-conspiracy, solidarity and social justice; language, power, and identities; language and race, racism and racialization (raciolinguistics); the language and verbal art of Hip Hop Culture, locally and globally


Linguistic Anthropology and Sociocultural Anthropology


Alim, H. S., Chang, J. & Wong, C. P. (2021). 5th element: Hip Hop knowledge, pedagogy and social justice. In preparation for UC Press.

Wong, C. P. (2021). The wretched of the research: Exploring quality of research evidence in education outside of the White and hegemonic gazes. Accepted and finalizing for the 2021 Volume of the Review of Research in Education.

Wong, C. P. (2021). good kid, m.A.A.d research: Culturally sustaining research and calling out the White gaze in our epistemologies. In P. A., Pasque & e. alexander (Eds.), Advancing Culturally Responsive Research and Researchers. Routledge Press.

Paris, D., Alim, H. S. & Wong, C. P. (2020). Culturally sustaining pedagogy: A critical framework for centering communities. In N.S. Nasir, C. Lee, R. Pea, & M. McKinney de Royston (Eds.), The Handbook of the Cultural Foundations of Learning. Taylor & Francis Ltd.

Wong, C. P. (2018). Double entendre got bodied: Strategic ambivalence and Latinx young men rappin’ under the White gazeJournal of World Popular Music, 5(2), 193-212.

Wong, C. P. & Pena, C. (2017). Policing and performing culture: Rethinking ‘culture’ and the role of the arts in culturally sustaining pedagogies. In Paris, D. & Alim, H.S. (Eds.), Culturally sustaining pedagogy: Teaching and learning for justice in a changing world (pp.117-138). Teacher’s College Press.


PhD Race, Inequality and Language in Education, Stanford University, 2019

MA Linguistics, Stanford University, 2016

MA Sociology of Education, New York University, 2012

BA Rhetoric, UC Berkeley, 2009