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Asian Pacific American Studies

Aaron Bae

Bae's research and teaching interests encompass an array of historical and contemporary topics, including social and political movements, immigration, and imperialism and colonialism.

Rudy Guevarra Jr
Associate Professor

Among Guevarra's interests are comparative ethnic studies, Asian American studies, Pacific Islander studies, Filipina/o American studies, Chicana/o and Latina/o studies, U.S. labor and borderlands history.

Karen Kuo
Faculty Head, Associate Professor

Kuo's teaching and research interests include Asian American film and literature, film studies, 20th-century American literature, film theory, immigrant literature, postcolonial theory and cultural studies.

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Karen Leong
Associate Professor

In Leong's research, teaching, and community engagement, she explores overlapping and mutually reinforcing discourses of gender, race, class, and nation, and advantage and disadvantage in U.S. society.

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Wei Li

Li, a senior Fulbright Scholar to India, focuses her research on ethnic geography, highly-skilled international migration and transnational connections. She is the author of more than 90 journal articles and book chapters.

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Kathryn Nakagawa
Associate Professor

Nakagawa's research explores relationships between families and schools, including work on parent involvement and school reform, charter schools, family literacy and early childhood dual immersion programs.

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Aggie Yellow Horse
Assistant Professor

Yellow Horse's research focuses on understanding social determinants of racial health disparities.

Hyung Chol (Brandon) Yoo
Associate Professor

An professor of Asian Pacific American studies, Yoo holds a joint appointment with the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics and the School of Social Transformation at ASU.

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