Asian American Studies

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Eric J. Pido, PhD

Eric Pido

Assistant Professor, Asian American Studies Department
Office: EP 428
Phone: 415-338-7585

2011    Year of first appointment in Asian American Studies


PhD     University of California at Berkeley, Ethnic Studies
MSW  University of Washington, Social Work/Policy Analysis
BA      University of California at Los Angeles, History and Study of Religion

Research Interests

Filipina/o and Filipina/o American Studies; Asian American men, health, and masculinity; transnational migration; Urban Studies

Courses Taught

211 Contemporary Asian Americans
353 Filipina/o American Identities
595 Asian American Communities and Public Policy
681 Asian American Community Changes and Development
697 Proseminar in Asian American Studies
833 Seminar: Asian American Family and Identity
865 Asian American Community and Public Policy

Honors, Awards, and Grants

Spring, SFSU Presidential Award for Professional Development of Probationary Faculty
Pre-doctoral Diversity Fellowship in Sociology, Ithaca College
Institute for the Study of Social Change Graduate Fellows Program, University of California at Berkeley
Foreign Languages and Area Studies Fellowship, South-East Asian Studies Summer Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Eugene Cota-Robles Teaching Fellowship, University of California at Berkeley
Graduate Student Research Fellowship, Institute on Inequality and Social Structures, University of Washington

Current Community Involvement

Bindlestiff Studio, Board Secretary
Manilatown Heritage Foundation, Advisory Board
Project ASAP, Advisory Board
SF Filipino Mental Health Initiative, Member

Current Campus Service

Pilipino American Collegiate Endeavor (PACE), Faculty Advisor
COES Technology Committee
AAS Department BA Curriculum Planning Committee

Selected Publications

“The Balikbayan Economy: Filipino Americans in the Contemporary Transformation of the Philippines.” International Symposium on “International Migration and QiaoxiangStudies” Conference Proceedings. Vol. 1. Jiangmen, PRC: Guangdong Qiaoxiang Cultural Research Center, Wuyi University. 120-132.

“The Performance of Property: Suburban Homeownership as a Claim to Citizenship for Filipinos in Daly City.” Journal of Asian American Studies 15.1 (Feb. 2012).

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