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  • Associate Professor

Ph.D., Stanford University, Anthropology

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

  • Professor
  • Interim Chair

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Asian American social movement history, Japanese American radical history 1940s-1970s, Black Power studies and the Black Radical Tradition, Afro-Asian solidarities, and activist-scholarship research and pedagogies.

  • (805) 893-2960
  • HSSB 5040
  • Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of California, 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, sexual violence.

  • On Fellowship Leave for 2019-2020 Academic Year
  • Assistant Professor

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

Creative writing; Asian American literature; cultural studies; postcolonial literature and criticism; sports studies.

  • Professor

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Jurisprudence and Social Policy

Immigration law and policy, race theory, political theory and public law.

  • (805) 893-8573
  • HSSB 5050
  • Professor
  • Chair

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.

  • On Fellowship Leave for 2019-2020 Academic Year
  • Professor

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, History

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

  • HSSB 5030
  • Lecturer

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, Asian American History and History of Science

  • HSSB 5046