Josephine H. Pham
  • Title
    • Assistant Professor Critical Studies
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Education Department
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • McHenry Library, 3163
  • Mail Stop Education Department

Summary of Expertise


Critical Discourse Analysis

Critical Race & Ethnic Studies


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