Tiffany Lynn Wong
  • Pronouns she/they
  • Title
    • Writing Program Continuing Lecturer
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • Writing Program
  • Affiliations Cantu GLBTI Resource Center, Crown College, Digital Arts and New Media, Porter College, Rachel Carson College
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kresge College Academic Building, Office 2401
    • & via Zoom
  • Office Hours Winter 2023: MWF 4-5pm by appointment
  • Mail Stop Kresge College
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street C/O Writing Program
    • Santa Cruz CA 95076
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Writing; Technical Writing, Science Writing; Art; Art Criticism; Art Theory; Artificial Intelligence; Asian American Pacific Islander History; Contemplative Studies; Creativity; Science and Technology
  • Courses Writing 25: Writing about Place; Writing 26: Writing about Language; Writing 1 & 1E: Introduction to Composition (Winter 2024); Writing 2: Rhetoric and Inquiry ; Writing 2: Mindfulness of the Creative Experience; Crown 80A: Ethical Issues in Emerging Technologies; Crown 80B (Honors): Ethical Issues in Emerging Technologies; Crown 80K: Science, Technology, and Human Biology; Porter 80A: Writing Across the Arts; Rachel Carson College 1: Reading on Environment and Social Justice

Summary of Expertise

Poetry, Non-Fiction Humor, Avant-garde Feminist Literature in the Post-Colonial Context, Ethical Issues in Emerging Technologies, Theories of the Creative Experience, Contemporary Writers & Artists of the Asian Diaspora

Research Interests

Mindfulness-Based Education & Training, Compassion Curriculum for Secular Learning Environments, Digital Arts & New Media as a Platform for Discussion of the Body Politic

Biography, Education and Training

M.F.A., Digital Arts and New Media, University of Califorina Santa Cruz

B.A., Writing and Visual Arts, Sarah Lawerence Collge


Cert., Stanford Univerity Cultivatving Compassion Training (CCT) Teacher

Honors, Awards and Grants

Faculty Fellow of Equity and Assesment, Teacher and Learning Center, UCSC, 2023-2024, $4,000

Global Classrooms Travel Grant, Virtual Exchange/Collaborative Online Learning, UCSC Gloabal Engagement, 2022-2025, $4,000

Online Course Development Grant for Writing 2, UCSC Online Education $4,000

Full-Tutition Scholarship, Standford University developed Cultivating Compassion Teacher Training, 2020-2021, $6,800

Hemera Contemplative Fellow, 2019-2023, $800

Springboard Grant Recipiant, UCSC Office of Research, Industry Alliances & Technology Commercialization (IATC), 2019-2021, $5,000

Online Course Development Grant for Writing 1, UCSC Online Education, 2020, $4,000

Unit-18 Grant Recipiant, Faculty Professional Development Award, 2018-2019, $2,800

The OP-ED Project: Public Voices Fellow, 2017






Teaching Interests

Antiracist Writing Assessment Ecologies