March 6-8, 2019
University of San Diego
avatar for Belinda Lum

Belinda Lum

Sacramento City College
Professor of Sociology
Dr. Lum is an Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Division of Social Sciences at Sacramento City College and a current executive board member of the Los Rios College Federation of Teachers. She earned her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Southern California. Her dissertation, "Immigrants and Los Angeles Labor Unions: Negotiating Empowerment, Politics, and Citizenship" reflects her academic expertise in the areas of immigration, workers' rights, race relations, and institutional transformation. In addition, she is also a consultant who does strategic planning and leadership development in communities and in higher education. She currently serves as a member of the Los Rios Community College District's Rapid Response team and co-leads the union's immigration campaigns.