Fong, Vanessa L. 1974-

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Fong, Vanessa L. 1974-


Born 1974, in China; naturalized U.S. citizen. Ethnicity: "Chinese." Education: Amherst College, B.A., 1996; Harvard University, M.A., 1998, Ph.D., 2002.


Office—Graduate School of Education, Harvard University, 401 Larsen Hall, 14 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138. E-mail—[email protected].


Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, assistant professor of education, 2003—.


Francis Hsu Book Prize, Society for East Asian Anthropology and American Anthropological Association, 2005, for Only Hope: Coming of Age under China's One-Child Policy.


(Editor and translator, with Hua R. Lan) Women in Republican China, M.E. Sharpe (Armonk, NY), 1999.

Only Hope: Coming of Age under China's One-Child Policy, Stanford University Press (Stanford, CA), 2004.

(Editor, with Rachel Murphy) Chinese Citizenship: Views from the Margins, Routledge (New York, NY), 2006.

Contributor to periodicals, including American Anthropologist and American Ethnologist.