DISSERTATION TITLE: "Multiracial Politics or the Politics of Being Multiracial?: Racial Theory, Civic Engagement, and Political Participation in a Contemporary Society" (See "Graduate Students" --> "Dissertation Abstracts" for more information)
Jungmiwha Bullock, also known as Jummy, is a PhD candidate (ABD) and Irvine Foundation Fellow at the University of Southern California in the interdisciplinary Department of American Studies & Ethnicity. Her core disciplines are Sociology and Political Science, integrating methods in both qualitative and quantitative analyses. She focuses on multiracial/ethnic discourse, with interests relating to racial formation, race and politics, civic engagement, and political participation within the so-called Multiracial Movement. She also holds a M.A. in International Education and Policy from NYU, and a dual B.A. in Public Relations/Advertising and Marketing from Penn State University.
Jungmiwha was elected in 2003 as a board member for the Association of MultiEthnic Americans (AMEA), the oldest leading national umbrella advocacy association on behalf of multiracial, multiethnic, and transracially adopted individuals, families, organizations, and allies. She was elected president in 2006, where she was later appointed and continues to serve as a national representative on the Decennial Census Advisory Council (DCAC) for the U.S. Bureau of the Census/U.S. Department of Commerce. She was formerly vice president for the Media Image Coalition in Los Angeles, through the Los Angeles Commission on Human Relations working on issues of fair images and representation of underrepresented communities in the media (www.lahumanrelations.org). Her other professional memberships include the American Studies Association, American Political Science Association, American Sociological Association, Mortar Board International Honor Society, and the Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership. She has also held other numerous leadership positions nationally and internationally and coordinated the historical 40th anniversary Loving Decision Conference 2007 in Chicago, IL (www.lovingconference.com).
From 2007 to 2009, Bullock served in a graduate administrative leadership position creating and implementing diversity outreach programs and initiatives, serving as a sounding board and peer advisor as the Graduate Student in Residence for Diversity Outreach (GSIR-DO) for the USC Graduate School from 2007-2009. She will be continuing innovative diversity outreach efforts in the Spring of 2010 with the USC Viterbi School of Engineering in the Dean's Office, upon taking an upcoming postdoc.
- B.A. The Pennsylvania State University, 2000
- M.A. New York University, 2003
- M.A. University of Southern California, 2006
- Ph.D. University of Southern California, 2010
Postdoctoral Fellow - Research Statistician (12), U.S. Bureau of the Census/U.S. Department of Commerce - Populations Division, 2010-2012
- Founder, J. S. Bullock & Associates, LLC,
Summary Statement of Research Interests
Jungmiwha Bullock, also known as Jummy, is currently a PhD candidate (ABD) and Irvine Fellow at the University of Southern California in the interdisciplinary Program of American Studies & Ethnicity. Her core disciplines are Political Science and Sociology, integrating methods in both qualitative and quantitative analyses. She focuses on multiracial/ethnic discourse, with current interests relating to racial formation, race and politics, civic engagement, and political participation within the so-called Multiracial Movement.