Indicates this faculty member is the recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award.

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Khatharya Um

Core Faculty

Carolyn Chen, Associate Professor. Religion, Race, Ethnicity, Immigration.
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Catherine Ceniza Choy, Professor. Asian American history, Filipino American studies, immigration history, adoption studies, nursing history.
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Lok Siu, Professor and Associate Vice Chancellor for Research. Transnationalism, Migration, Cultural Citizenship, Un/Belonging, Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Formation, Asians in the Americas, Cultural Politics of Food, Ethnography.
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Long Le-Khac, Assistant Professor. Relational race studies, literatures of Asian Americans and Latinxs.
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Khatharya Um, Associate ProfessorEducation, memory, Southeast Asian Studies, Asian American histories and communities, Southeast Asian diaspora, refugees, international migration, transnational and diaspora studies, genocide studies.
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Vernadette Gonzalez, Professor. U.S. empire, cultural studies in Asia and the Pacific, militarism, tourism, gender and sexuality studies.


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Jane K. Singh | Profile

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Emeriti Faculty

Anna P. Leong, Lecturer Emerita.

Evelyn Nakano Glenn, Professor EmeritaLabor, citizenship, undocumented students, caring work, settler colonialism, skin color bias.
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Elaine H. Kim, Professor EmeritaAsian American and Asian Diaspora Studies. 
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Jere Takahashi, Lecturer Emeritus.

L. Ling-Chi Wang, Professor Emeritus. Chinese Diaspora, Asian American Studies

+ Michael Omi, Professor Emeritus Racial politics, racial theory, racial stratification, racial and ethnic categories and the US Census, racist and anti-racist social movements.
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Sau-Ling Cynthia Wong, Professor EmeritusEthnicity, sexuality, telecommunications, Asian Americans, demographic transformation, fragmentation, globalization, transportation, internet technology, construction of gender. anti-racist social movements.
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