Josephine H. Pham
  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Assistant Professor of Critical Studies in Education
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Education Department
  • Affiliations Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • McHenry Library, 3163
  • Mail Stop Education Department

Summary of Expertise

Critical Discourse Analysis; Critical Race & Ethnic Studies; Embodiment; Multimodal Methodology; Race, Racialization, Racial Literacy; Social Reproduction & Social Transformation; Teachers of Color; Teacher Learning & Teacher Education; Video Ethnography 

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D. Education, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

M.A. Education, California teaching credential in secondary English, Stanford University

B.A. English Education, concentration in Child & Adolescent Development, San Jose State University

Honors, Awards and Grants

Cultivating New Voices (CNV) among Scholars of Color Fellowship, Research Foundation of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) 2020-2022

Concha Delgado Gaitán Early Career Presidential Fellowship, Council of Anthropolology in Education (CAE) of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), 2020

Curriculum Inquiry Writing Fellowship, Curriculum Inquiry Journal, 2020

Outstanding Dissertation Award, American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division K: Teaching and Teacher Education, 2020

Outstanding Dissertation Award, UCLA School of Education & Information Studies, 2019

Selected Publications

Pham, J.H. (In press). Orchestrating critical race talk towards institutional change. Journal of Language, Identity, & Education. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/15348458.2021.1997604


Pham, J.H. (2022). Teacher leadership for love, solidarity, and justice: The invisibilized and contested practices of teacher leaders of color. Journal of Teacher Education, 73(1), 81-96. https://doi.org/10.1177/00224871211051990  


Pham, J.H. & Philip, T.M. (2021). Shifting education reform towards anti-racist and intersectional visions of justice: A study of pedagogies fo organizing by a teacher of color. Journal of Learning Sciences, 30(1), 27-51. https://doi.org10.1080/10508406.2020.1768098


Pham, J.H. & Philip, T.M. (2021). Pedagogies of organizing. Sequentials, 2(1). https://www.sequentialsjournal.net/issues/issue2.1/phamphilip.html


Pham, J.H. (2018). New programmatic possibilities: (Re)positioning teachers of color as experts in their own learning. Teacher Education Quarterly, 45(4), 51-71.