Lung-Amam, Willow. 2017. Trespassers?: Asian Americans and the Battle for SuburbiaBerkeley: University of California Press.


Nicholas Finio, Willow Lung-Amam, Gerrit Knaap, and Casey Dawkins. Metropolitan Planning in a Vacuum: Lessons on Regional Equity from Baltimore’s Sustainable Communities Initiative. Journal of Urban Affairs (forthcoming).

Lung-Amam, Willow and Casey Dawkins. 2019. The Power of Participatory Story Mapping: Advancing Community Development and Planning in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods. Community Development Journal (online first).

Lung-Amam, Willow. 2019. Surviving Suburban Redevelopment: Resisting the Displacement of Immigrant-Owned Small Businesses in Wheaton, Maryland. Journal of Urban Affairs. DOI: 10.1080/07352166.2018.1555439 (online first).

Lung-Amam, Willow and Anisha Gade. 2018. Suburbia Reimagined: Asian Immigration and the Form and Function of Faith-based Institutions in Silicon Valley. Journal of Urban Design. (online first).

Lung-Amam, Willow, Eli Knaap, Casey Dawkins, and Gerrit-Jan Knaap. 2018. Opportunity for Whom? The Diverse Definitions of Neighborhood Opportunity in Baltimore. City and Community. 17, 3: 636-657

Lung-Amam, Willow and Gerardo Sandoval. 2018 A Right to Sanctuary: Supporting Immigrant Communities in an Era of Extreme Precarity. Interface on “Strengthening Planning Communications, Research & Teaching in a Hyper-Polarized World Now and into the Future,” edited by Dowell Myers, Karen Frick and Libby Porter in Planning Theory and Practice. 19, 19, 4: 598-604.

Lung-Amam, Willow, Stacy Harwood, Gerardo Sandoval, and Siddhartha Sen. 2015. Teaching Equity Planning in a “Post-Racial” Multicultural World. Journal of Planning Education and Research 35, 3: 336-342 (Special issue: Equity Planning Revisited).

Lung-Amam, Willow. 2015. Malls of Meaning: Building Asian America in Silicon Valley Suburbia. Journal of American Ethnic History 34, 2: 18-53. (Special issue: Asian Americans in Suburbia). Republished in: Bukowczyk, John (ed). 2016. Immigrant Identity and the Politics of Citizenship. Urbana-Champaign: University of Illinois Press.

Lung-Amam, Willow. 2013. That “Monster House” is My Home: The Social and Cultural Politics of Design Reviews and Regulations. Journal of Urban Design 18, 2: 220-241. Republished in: Nicolaides, Becky and Andrew Weise (eds). 2016. The Suburb Reader. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge.

Chang, Shenglin E. and Willow Lung Amam. 2010. Born Glocal: Youth Identity and Suburban Spaces in the U.S. and Taiwan. Amerasia Journal 36, 3: 29-52 (alphabetical).

Book Chapters

Lung-Amam, Willow, Katrin B. Anacker, and Nick Finio. Worlds Away in Suburbia: The Changing Geography of High-Poverty Neighborhoods in the Washington, DC Metro. In Suburbia in the 21st Century: From Dreamscape to Nightmare?, edited by Paul J. Maginn and Katrin Anacker. New York: Routledge (forthcoming).

Lung-Amam, Willow, Rolf Pendall, and Eli Knaap. The Promise and Challenge of Equitable Transit-Oriented Development in Diverse Suburbia. In La Métropole des Transports Collectifs: Paris – Washington, Regards Croisés (The Metropolis of Public Transport: Paris – Washington Cross-visions), edited by Karen Bowie and Nacima Baron. Paris: Labex (forthcoming).

Lung-Amam, Willow. A New Generation of “Single-Family” Homes: Multigenerational
Homebuilding in the Suburbs of Phoenix, Arizona. In The Routledge Handbook of Housing
Policy and Planning
, edited by Katrin B. Anacker, Mai Thi Nguyen, and David P. Varady.
London: Routledge (forthcoming).

Lung-Amam, Willow and Alex Schafran. 2019. From Sanford to Ferguson: Race, Protest and Democracy in the American Suburbs. In The Routledge Companion to the Suburbs, edited by Bernadette Hanlon and Thomas Vicino, 220-229. London: Routledge.

Lung-Amam, Willow. 2018. An Equitable Future for the Washington, DC Region? A 'Regionalism Light' Approach to Building Inclusive Neighborhoods. In A Shared Future: Fostering Communities of Inclusion in an Era of Inequality, edited by Christopher Herbert, Jonathan Spader, Jennifer Molinsky, and Shannon Reiger. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies, 192-203.

Lung-Amam, Willow. 2015. The Vibrant Life of Asian Malls in Silicon Valley. In Making Suburbia: New Histories of Everyday America, edited by John Archer, Paul J. P. Sandul, and Katherine Solomonson, 208-226. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Lung-Amam, Willow. 2013. “Dumb White Kids” and “Asian Nerds”: Race and Ethnic Relations in Silicon Valley Suburban Schools. In Transcultural Cities: Border-crossing and Placemaking, edited by Jeffrey Hou, 177-190. London: Routledge. 


Lung-Amam, Willow. 2019. Asian Malls. In Garcia Zambrana, Ivis, Andrea Garfinkel-Castro, and Deirdre Pfeiffer (eds). Planning for and with Racially and Ethnically Diverse Communities. Planning Advisory Service, American Planning Association (forthcoming).

Lung-Amam, Willow, Ariel Bierbaum, Sheri Parks, Lauren Stamm, Gail Sunderman, and Gerrit Knaap. 2018 October. Smart Cities, Connected Communities: Using Technology to Meet the Needs of the West Baltimore Residents. National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education, University of Maryland, College Park.

Nicholas Finio, Willow Lung-Amam, Gerrit Knaap, Casey Dawkins, and Brittany Wong. 2018, October. Equity, Opportunity, and the Regional Planning Process: Data and Mapping in Five U.S. Metropolitan Areas. National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education, University of Maryland, College Park. For Enterprise Community Partners.

Nicholas Finio, Willow Lung-Amam, Brandon Bedford, Gerrit Knaap, Casey Dawkins, and Eli Knaap. 2018 Regional Approaches to Engagement, Collaboration and Housing Policy: Lessons from Baltimore’s Sustainable Communities Initiative Grant. National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education and Enterprise Community Partners.

Lung-Amam, Willow, Casey Dawkins, and Jeanne Choquehuanca. 2017, September. Engaging Communities around Opportunity through Story Mapping. National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education and Enterprise Community Partners.

Lung-Amam, Willow, Casey Dawkins, and Brandon Bedford. 2017, August. Story Mapping in Action: Engaging an Immigrant Community in Planning for a New Light Rail. National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education and Enterprise Community Partners.

Lung-Amam, Willow, Casey Dawkins, Zorayda Moreira, Gerrit-Jan Knaap, and Alonzo Washington. 2017. Preparing for the Purple Line: Affordable Housing Strategies for Langley Park, Maryland. National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education and CASA. With the support of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.

Book & Project Reviews

Lung-Amam, Willow. Review of Designing Suburban Futures: New Models from Build a Better Burb, by June Williamson. Journal of Planning Education and Research 34, 4 (2014) 34: 475-477.

Lung-Amam, Willow. Review of Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America, by Wei Li. Berkeley Planning Journal 23, 1 (2010): 208-210. 

Lung-Amam, Willow. Review of Landscape and Race in the United States, by Richard Schein. Berkeley Planning Journal 22, 1 (2009): 176-177. 

Lung-Amam, Willow. Review of “The Landscape Totems: Speculations on Growth and Decay,” a research project by Kristi Dykema (EDRA/Places Research Award). Places 20, 3 (2008): 36-41.