Expertise:Immigration, Filipino American Experience, Race and Ethnicity, Gender and Sexuality, Latino-Asian Identity
Anthony Ocampo is author of the book The Latinos of Asia: How Filipino Americans Break the Rules of Race, which has been featured in NPR Morning Edition, NPR Codeswitch, Latino USA, The New York Times, NBC, BBC, as well as Latino and Filipino ethnic news outlets such as Remezcla and Balitang America. His new book Brown and Gay in LA chronicles the experience of growing up gay within an immigrant family and community. He is also working with Mary Danico and Faye Wachs on a project on Latinx and Asian American millennials and iGens.
Recent Grants and Fellowships:
- Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, 2015-2016 ($40,000)
- Cal Poly Pomona, Faculty Professional Development Mini-Grant, “Life after DOMA: The Impact of the Marriage Equality Movement on Gay Latino and Asian American Men,” Faculty Center for Professional Development, $1,000, 2015
- Brown and Gay in LA: When Immigrant Dreams Meet Queer Realities. Manuscript in preparation.
- The Latinos of Asia: How Filipino Americans Break the Rules of Race (Stanford University Press, 2017)
- Contemporary Asian America, 3rd ed. (New York University Press, 2016)
- “Are Filipinos Really Latino? Immigration and the Latinization of Filipino Racial Identity,” in Contemporary Asian America (M. Zhou and A. Ocampo, eds., New York University Press, 2016)
- Zhou, Min, Anthony C. Ocampo, and James Gatewood. 2016. “Transforming Asian America: Contemporary Asian Immigration to the United States,” in Contemporary Asian America (M.
- Zhou and A. Ocampo, eds., New York University Press, 2016)
- “When Straight Acting Lost its Luster: Letting Go of Masculine Privilege,” in Letting Go: Feminist and Social Justice Insight and Activism (K. Valentine and D. King, eds., Vanderbilt University Press, 2015)
- With Daniel Soodjinda, “Invisible Asian Americans: The Intersection of Race, Sexuality, and Education among Gay Asian Americans,” in Race, Ethnicity, and Education 19(3): 480-499, 2015
- “Are Second Generation Filipinos Becoming Asian American or Latino? Historical Colonialism, Culture, and Panethnic Identity,” Ethnic and Racial Studies 37(3): 425-445, 2014 (2014 Best Article Award, Asian/Asian American Section, American Sociological Association)
- “120 years after Philippine independence from Spain, Hispanic Influence Remains,” NBCNews.com, Oct. 1, 2018
- “Portrait Of: ‘The Latinos of Asia,” Latino USA (airing on National Public Radio), May 22, 2018
- “Filipino Americans: Bridging Cultures, Redefining Race,” NPR Morning Edition, May 24, 2016
- “The Latinos of Asia, Gay Children of Immigrants, and the Orlando Shooting,” Asian America Podcast, June 21, 2016
B.A., Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity and M.A., Modern Thought and Literature, Stanford University
M.A. and Ph.D., Sociology University of California, Los Angeles