About Russell

Dr. Russell Jeung is a leading sociologist of Asian Americans, race, and religion. He is professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University and author of Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second Generation (with Carolyn Chen) and Faithful Generations: Race, Religion, and Asian American Churches. Dr. Jeung is also executive producer of The Oak Park Story, a video documentary about a landmark, multi-ethnic housing struggle, and Prophetic Voices, a social media project addressing key social issues of the Asian American community in the public square. He serves at New Hope Covenant Church and lives with his family in East Oakland, CA. Along with his wife, Dr. Joan Jeung, they have two daughters from Burma and a son.