Recent faculty promotion

The Department is proud to announce the promotion of Professor Celine Parrenas-Shimizu to Full Professor. Shimizu is a film scholar and filmmaker. Her sole-authored books include Straitjacket Sexualities: Unbinding Asian American Manhoods in the Movies (Stanford, 2012) and The Hypersexuality of Race: Performing Asian/American Women on Screen and Scene (Duke, 2007), winner of the 2009 Best Book Prize in Cultural Studies from the Association for Asian American Studies. Her most recent film, Birthright (2009), was named winner of Best Feature Documentary at the Big Mini DV Festival in 2009.