Contributors

 

Dean Ryuta Adachi (editor)

  • birthplace: Santa Cruz, California
  • current location: Tokyo, Japan
  • identity: half-yonsei, half-shin-nisei
  • interests/hobbies: hip-hop, jazz, snowboarding, watching dvds, restaurant hunting, electronic gadgets
  • website: www.deanadachi.com

Education

  • Sophia University: post-graduate work in Global Studies
  • San Francisco State University '06: M.A., Asian American Studies
  • University of California, Los Angeles '04: B.A., Asian American Studies
  • Bellarmine College Preparatory (San Jose, California) '01

Selected papers

  • Chinese Garment Workers in San Francisco (Chinese American History and Perspectives, 2007)
  • The Ethnic Church in SF Chinatown (pending)
  • Redefining "Camp" in Japanese America (Master's Thesis, 2006)
  • Hmong Breakdancers in California's Central Valley (pending)
  • A Demographic Study of Los Angeles Koreatown (Ralph and Goldy Lewis Center for Public Policy, 2004)

Vanessa Au

  • birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia
  • current location: Seattle, Washington
  • identity: Second generation Chinese Canadian
  • interests/hobbies: snowboarding, walking, reading, traveling, eating, gymnastics
  • website: http://wearingracism.blogspot.com

Education

  • University of Washington '10: Ph.D., Communication
  • San Francisco Statue University '06: M.A., Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts
  • Simon Fraser University '00: B.A., Communication
  • Centennial Secondary School (Coquitlam, British Columbia) '94

Selected papers 

  • Ladies of the import car scene: Selective acculturation and the second generation.  Presented at the Asian Pacific American Studies Conference, Michigan State University, April 20, 2007.
  • Hate is on the air: Radio shock jocks and the decontextualization of racist discourse.  Presented at the Black Cultural Studies Mini Conference, University of Washington, March 7, 2007.
  • Import models online: The sexual politics of web authorship.  Presented at the Asian Pacific American Graduate Students Organization Conference, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 4-5, 2006.

Kyung Hee Ha

  • birthplace:
  • current location: San Francisco, California
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Education

  • University of California, San Diego '13: Ph.D., Ethnic Studies
  • San Francisco State University '07: M.A., Ethnic Studies
  • Yokohama City College '04: B.A.,

Selected papers


Grace Lee

  • birthplace:
  • current location: Los Angeles, California
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Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles '09: J.D.
  • University of California, Los Angeles '04: B.A., History and Asian American Studies
  • (Albuquerque, New Mexico) '01

Selected papers


Dana Nakano

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  • current location: Washington D.C.
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Education

  • University of California, Irvine '11: Ph.D., Sociology
  • San Francisco State University '07: M.A., Asian American Studies
  • University of Pennsylvania '04: B.A., ;B.S,
  • Fountain Vally High School (Fountain Valley, California) '00

Selected papers


Sarah Park

  • birthplace: Seoul, Korea
  • current location: Los Angeles, California
  • identity: 2.5 generation Korean American
  • interests/hobbies: Christ, reading, traveling, eating, libraries, museums, movies, shopping
  • website: www.sarahpark.com

Education

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign '08: Ph.D., Library and Information Studies
  • University of California, Los Angeles '04: M.A., Asian American Studies
  • University of California, Los Angeles '02 '04: B.A., History and Asian American Studies
  • Whitney High School (Cerritos, California) '98

Selected papers


Sean Plank

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  • current location: San Francisco, California
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Education

  • San Francisco State University '08: M.A., Asian American Studies
  • California State University, Fullerton '05: B.A.,

Selected papers


Robyn Tasaka

  • birthplace: Hawaii
  • current location: East Lansing, Michigan
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Education

  • Michigan State University '09: Ph.D., Rhetoric and Writing
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa '01: B.A.,
  • Mililani High School (Mililani, Hawaii) '97

Selected papers


  • Ben Wu

  • birthplace:
  • current location: Stony Brook, New York
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Education

  • SUNY Stony Brook '10: Medicine
  • University of California, Los Angeles '05: B.A., Asian American Studies; B.S., Microbiology
  • Cypress High School (Cypress, California) '00

Selected papers