Wesley Hedden




Cultural Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Movements, Sociology of Development


Wesley Hedden (he/they) earned a BA in Philosophy and Latin American Studies from Tulane University and an MA in Applied Conflict Transformation Studies from the Paññastra University of Cambodia. His research explores the impact of social media on ethnic identity formation and interethnic conflict in Southeast Asia. He is the founder of Sarus, and lived in Southeast Asia from 2006-2020. Wesley speaks Spanish, Vietnamese, Khmer, Tagalog, and Burmese (in that order of proficiency).