Asian American Studies

Faculty Roster

  • Mitchell J. Chang, PhD
  • King-Kok Cheung, PhD
  • C. Cindy Fan, PhD
  • Gilbert C. Gee, PhD
  • Grace Kyungwon Hong, PhD
  • Jerry Kang, JD (Korea Times-Hankook Ilbo Professor of Korean American Studies and Law)
  • Vinay Lal, PhD
  • Anna S. Lau, PhD
  • Jinqi Ling, PhD
  • Purnima Mankekar, PhD
  • Valerie J. Matsumoto, PhD (George and Sakaye Aratani Professor of Japanese American Incarceration, Redress, and Community)
  • Vinit Mukhija, PhD
  • Shu-mei Shih, PhD
  • Renee E. Tajima-Peña, BA (UCLA Alumni and Friends of Japanese Ancestry Professor of Japanese American Studies)
  • David K. Yoo, PhD
  • Min Zhou, PhD (Walter and Shirley Wang Professor of U.S./China Relations and Communications)

Professors Emeriti

  • Lane Ryo Hirabayashi, PhD (George T. and Sakaye I. Aratani Professor Emeritus of Japanese American Incarceration, Redress, and Community)
  • Marjorie Kagawa-Singer, RN, PhD
  • Snehendu B. Kar, DrPH, MSc
  • Robert A. Nakamura, MFA (UCLA Alumni and Friends of Japanese Ancestry Professor Emeritus of Japanese American Studies)
  • Paul M. Ong, PhD

Associate Professors

  • Victor Bascara, PhD
  • Lucy M. Burns, PhD
  • Keith Lujan Camacho, PhD
  • Ailee Moon, PhD
  • Thu-huong Nguyen-vo, PhD
  • Kyeyoung Park, PhD
  • Thomas M. Philip, PhD
  • Robert Chao Romero, JD, PhD

Associate Professor

  • Michelle L. Caswell, PhD

Lecturer

  • Stewart Kwoh, JD

Adjunct Associate Professor

  • Tritia Toyota, PhD