Associate Professor of American Studies
AMS Undergraduate Faculty Advisor
Grace Wang is Associate Professor of American Studies at UC Davis. She teaches, writes, and researches about Asian American studies, transnational American studies, immigration, race, and music. She is the author of Soundtracks of Asian America: Navigating Race Through Musical Performance (Duke University Press, 2015), a book that explores how Asian Americans use music to construct narratives of self, race, class, and belonging in national and transnational spaces. She is currently at work on a documentary film about timpanist Elayne Jones and a book project exploring moments of organizing and Black activism within the classical orchestral field. She received her Ph.D. in American culture from the University of Michigan.