Christopher Hu

Christopher Hu

  • Ph.D. Student


Christopher Hu is a doctoral candidate studying race, ethnicity, and achievement in educational contexts. His dissertation research examines ethnic collective action and cultural practice among the upper-class Chinese in the New York metropolitan area in relation to elite and selective secondary schools. He is also a research assistant for Starr Hill Pathways and the Equity Center. Prior to UVA, Hu was a high school chemistry teacher in rural Virginia.


Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2025 (anticipated)
M.Ed., University of Virginia, 2020
B.S., Washington and Lee University, 2015

Curriculum Vitae


  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Achievement
  • Ethnography
  • Privilege
  • Elites