Lynn Fujiwara (2012-2013)
Lynn Fujiwara is Associate Professor in Women's and Gender Studies and Ethnic Studies at the University of Oregon. She is also the Department Head of Ethnic Studies. She received her doctorate in Sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her research interests are intersectional theory and praxis, women of color feminisms, sexuality and representation, Asian American politics, immigration, welfare, and citizenship.
Pawan Dhingra (2012-2013)
Pawan Dhingra (Ph.D., Sociology, Cornell University) is Professor of Sociology at Tufts University. His research interests are immigration adaption, Asian American Studies, social/cultural inequalities, and race and ethnic relations.
Lisa Sun-Hee Park (2011-2012)
Lisa Sun-Hee Park (Ph.D., Sociology, Northwestern University) is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota. Her research interests include immigration and welfare policy; immigrant health care; race, class, and gender; Asian American Studies; environmental justice; and urban theory and methods.
C.N. Le (2012-2015)
C.N. Le (Ph.D., Sociology, University at Albany, State University of New York) is a Senior Lecturer of Sociology and Director of the Asian and Asian American Studies Certificate Program at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His research focuses on racial/ethnic relations, immigration, and socio- demographic comparisons of assimilation outcomes among different Asian American groups.
Anna Guevarra (Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, San Francisco) is an Associate Professor of Asian American Studies and Affiliated Faculty of Gender & Women's Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her scholarly, creative, and teaching interests focus on immigrant and transnational labor, Filipino labor diaspora, transnational feminist politics/practice and movement building, and feminist ethnographic methods.
Yingyi Ma (2013)
Yingyi Ma (Ph.D., Sociology, Johns Hopkins University) is currently an Assistant Professor in Sociology of Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. She is also the affiliated faculty member with Women's Study Department and the program of Asia/Asian American. Her work deals with a variety of themes of social inequality related to education, gender and migration.
Anthony Ocampo (2015)
Anthony Ocampo (Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles) is currently an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Cal Poly Pomona. His research interests span a variety of fields, including immigration and race, gender and sexuality, cultural sociology, and urban sociology. Specifically, his research has drawn from the experiences of minority children of immigrants and LGBT people of color to develop a better understanding of how social inequality, identity formation, and resistance happen within everyday interactions.
Bandana Purkayastha (2013)
Bandana Purkayastha (Ph.D., Sociology, University of Connecticut) is Professor of Sociology and Asian American Studies at the University of Connecticut. Her research and publications revolve around race and ethnic minority relations; sex and gender; migration and transnationalism; peace; and human rights.
Leland Saito (2013)
Leland Saito (Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles) is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Southern California. His research specialties include race and ethnic relations; Asian American Studies; urban politics; urban sociology; historic preservation; economic development; redistricting; and qualitative research methods.
Jane Yamashiro (2015)
Jane Yamashiro (Ph.D., Sociology, University of Hawai'i at Manoa) currently a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Japanese Religions and Culture at the University of Southern California. Her research and teaching interests include race and ethnic relations, ethnic identity, transnationalism, globalization, and international migration, especially in relation to Asia and Asian Americans.
Christina Chin (Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles) is a Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Associate for the Asian American Studies Department at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her general research interests include race and ethnicity, immigration, youth, popular culture, and qualitative methods.