Department Directory

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  • Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Stanford University, Anthropology

anthropology of globalization and the state, diaspora, affect and embodiment, humanitarianism and human rights

  • Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., Berkeley, Political Science

immigration history, contemporary community issues

  • Professor

Ph.D., UCLA, Psychology

Asian American social movements, Japanese American radicalism, Afro-Asian solidarities, race and gender studies, and biography and oral history

  • (805) 893-7580
  • HSSB 5034
  • Lecturer

M.A., History, University of Madras

M. Phil., University of Madras

M.A., Dramatic Arts, University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Associate Professor

Ph.D., Berkeley, English

Asian American and comparative ethnic literatures, literary studies, women's literature, feminist studies, cultural studies

family and intergenerational conflict, power and subject formation, gender and the embodied subject, mental health

  • (805) 893-8370
  • HSSB 5036
  • Lecturer

Ph.D. in Modern Thought and Literature, Stanford University

Asian American literature; creative writing; postcolonial studies; sports studies

  • Professor
  • Chair

Ph.D., Berkeley, Jurisprudence and Social Policy

M.P.P., Harvard

immigration law and policy, race theory, political theory and public law

  • (805) 893-8573
  • HSSB 5040
  • Professor

Ph.D. Northwestern University, Sociology

Asian American Studies; immigration and welfare policy; health care access; race, class, and gender; urban theory; feminist theory and methods; environmental justice.

  • Professor

U.S. history, Asian-American history, immigration, family, gender, and law

  • (805) 893-2825
  • HSSB 5030
  • Lecturer

Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara, History (Asian American History)