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Lok SiuLok Siu

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.

 

 

AARC Faculty Advisory Committee

Jinsoo An, Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures; Choong Kun Cho Chair in Korean Studies; Chair, Center for Korean Studies

Carolyn Chen, Associate Professor, Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, Comparative Ethnic Studies; Co-Director of the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion

Julian Chun-Chung Chow, Hutto-Patterson Charitable Foundation Professor, School of Social Welfare

Catherine Ceniza Choy, Professor, Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, Comparative Ethnic Studies

Philip Gotanda, Professor, Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Steven Lee, Associate Professor, English

Andrew Leong, Assistant Professor, English

Sheng Luang, Chancellor's Professor and Chair, Department of Plant & Microbial Biology

Colleen Lye, Associate Professor, English

Daniel O'Neill, Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures

Thomas Philip, Professor, Education

 

Steering Committee

Harvey Dong, Continuing Lecturer, Asian American & Asian Diaspora Program

Elaine H Kim, Professor Emerita, Ethnic Studies

Eunice Kwon, Director, Asian Pacific American Student Development

Michael Omi, Professor Emeritus, Ethnic Studies 

Jere Takahashi, Lecturer Emeritus, Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies

Lisa Hirai Tsuchitani, Continuing Lecturer, Asian American & Asian Diaspora Program   

Khatharya Um, Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies

 

Faculty Affiliates

Sukanya Banerjee, Associate Professor, English

Abigail De Kosnik, Associate Professor, Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Pheng Cheah, Professor, Rhetoric

Mel Y. Chen, Associate Professor, Gender & Women's Studies; Director, Center for the Study of Sexual Culture

Keith P. Feldman, Associate Professor and Chair, Ethnic Studies

Hidetaka Hirota, Associate Professor, History

Roshanak Kheshti, Associate Professor, Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Andrew Wooyoung Kim, Assistant Professor, Biological Anthropology

SanSan Kwan, Associate Professor, Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Jovan Lewis, Associate Professor, Geography

Fenyong Liu, Professor, Public Health

Salar Mameni, Assistant Professor, Ethnic Studies

Cecilia Hyunjung Mo, Judith E. Gruber Associate Professor of Political Science

Poulomi Saha, Associate Professor, English

Shannon Steen, Associate Professor, Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Leti Volpp, Robert D. and Leslie Kay Raven Professor of Law in Access to Justice

William White, Assistant Professor, Archaeology

Laurie Wilkie, Professor, Archaeology

Chunyan Yang, Associate Professor, Education

Bin Yu, Chancellor's Distinguished Professor and Class of 1936 Second Chair, Departments of Statistics and Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

Dora Zhang, Associate Professor, English

 

Graduate Fellows

Nate Gong, Education 

Catherine Park, Education

 

Graduate Student Affiliates

Joshua Acosta, Ethnic Studies

Claire Chun, Ethnic Studies

Quennie Dong, Education

Victoria Huynh, Ethnic Studies

Jessica Jiang, Ethnic Studies

Lisa Ng, Ethnic Studies

Crystal Song, Performance Studies

 

Visiting Research Scholar

Roy Eric Xavier, PhD, iDirector of the Portuguese and Macanese Studies Project. 

For information about becoming a visiting scholar at AARC, click here.

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