Associate Professor, Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies
Lok Siu is a cultural anthropologist working in the areas of Asian diasporas in the Americas, Chinese diaspora, belonging and cultural citizenship, ethnography, and the cultural politics of food. Her books include Memories of a Future Home: Diasporic Citizenship of Chinese in Panama (2005), Asian Diasporas (2007); Gendered Citizenships (2010), and Chinese Diaspora: Its Development in Global Perspective (2020). She is completing her manuscript, Worlding Asian Latinx, and is chairing the Senate Committee on Diversity, Equity, & Campus Climate. She has taught at NYU and UT Austin and has appeared on CNN’s United Shades of America and WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show.