Josephine Faith Ong

Josephine Faith Ong



B.A. in International Relations with a concentration in International Environmental Economics, minor in Asian American Studies, Tufts University

Research Interests:

U.S. Empire, Asian Settler Colonialism, Pilipinx Studies, Oceanic Ethnic Studies, Historical Memory, Asian American and Pacific Islander Histories


Josephine Ong (she/her/hers) is a Chinese-Filipino settler and scholar-activist that grew up in Guåhan/Guam. Her research and activism engages Filipino and Chamorros’ interconnected histories of dispossession and colonization to build collective resistance. Josephine is currently working on a project that unpacks Filipino and Chamorro activists’ different memories about Apoloniario Mabini’s incarceration in Asan.