Linda M. Pheng

Linda Pheng

Assistant Professor of GSE


Linda M. Pheng (pronounced ‘Peng’) is a Khmer American scholar and assistant professor with expertise in community-based education and critical youth work for youth of immigrant and refugee backgrounds. Dr. Pheng studies race and ethnicity, displacement and belonging, and movements and memory in the aftermath of forced migration. Specifically, her research aims to unpack how multiple and interlocking oppressions are experienced by working class Asian/Southeast Asian immigrant and refugee populations in formal and informal educational spaces. Prior to joining Penn GSE, Dr. Pheng has worked in nonprofit educational spaces in both the U.S. and Cambodia.