Cara J Wong PhD.

 Cara Wong

Contact Information

424 DKH
Associate Professor
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Additional Campus Affiliations

Education

  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. Political Science

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Bringing the Person Back In: Boundaries, Perceptions, and the Measurement of Racial Context Journal of Politics 74 2012.
Wong, Cara Little’ and ‘Big’ Pictures in Our Heads: Race, Local Context and Innumeracy about Racial Groups in the U.S. Public Opinion Quarterly 71 2007, p. 392-412.
Wong, Cara Who Fights: Substitution, Commutation, and ‘Green Card Troops Du Bois Review 4 2007, p. 1-22.
Wong, Cara, Andrea Campbell, and Jack Citrin 'Racial Threat,' Partisan Climate, and Direct Democracy: Contextual Effects in Three California Initiatives Political Behavior 28 2006, p. 129-150.
Wong, Cara, and Grace Cho Two-Headed Coins or Kandinskys: White Racial Identification Political Psychology 26 5 2005, p. 699-720.
Citrin, Jack, Cara Wong, David Sears, and Christopher Muste Multiculturalism in American Public Opinion British Journal of Political Science 31 2001, p. 247-75.
Citrin, Jack, Donald P Green, Cara Wong, and Christopher Muste Public Opinion Toward Immigration Reform: The Role of Economic Motivations The Journal of Politics 59 1997, p. 858-81.

Book Contributions

Explaining Perceptions of Competitive Threat in a Multiracial Context Race, Reform, and Regulation of the Electoral Process Explaining Perceptions of Competitive Threat in a Multiracial Context New York Cambridge University Press 2011.
Wong, Cara, and Grace Cho Jus Meritum: Citizenship for Service Transforming Politics, Transforming America: The Political and Civic Incorporation of Immigrants in the United States edited by Taeku Lee, edited by Karthick Ramakrishnan, edited by Ricardo Ramírez. Jus Meritum: Citizenship for Service Edited by Taeku Lee, Edited by Karthick Ramakrishnan, Edited by Ricardo Ramírez, Charlottesville University of Virginia Press 2010.
Who Belongs? Assimilation, Integration and Multiculturalism in the United States Nations of Immigrants, 2nd edition Who Belongs? Assimilation, Integration and Multiculturalism in the United States Northampton Edward Elgar 2009.
Citrin, Jack, Cara Wong, and Brian Duff The Meaning of American National Identity Social Identity, Intergroup Conflict, and Conflict Reduction edited by Richard Ashmore, edited by Lee Jussim. The Meaning of American National Identity Edited by Richard Ashmore, Edited by Lee Jussim, New York Oxford University Press 2001.

Books

Wong, Cara Boundaries of Obligation: Geographic, Racial, and National Communities Cambridge University Press 2010.