Josephine Faith Ong


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

Areas of Interest

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.