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Vassar College (A.B.)
New York University (M.A., Ph.D.)
Postwar societies; the long nineteenth century; the Cold War; Asian American studies
AMS 585: American Experience to 1865 (graduate survey)
AMS 595/596: Graduate Research Colloquium
AMS 151: World, Nation, Regions
Seminars: Cold War America, 19th-Century Popular Culture, Asian/American Worlds
Electives: American Postwars, P. T. Barnum’s Century, Constructing the American Revolution
“Occupied Americans: Kay Boyle’s Tales of Postwar Germany,” Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to Present, 10 (Fall 2011).
“From Internment to Containment: Cold War Imaginings of Japanese Americans in Go for Broke,” Columbia Journal of American Studies, 9 (2009): 84-112.
“Rebirth of a Nation: Frederick Douglass as Postwar Founder in Life and Times,” Journal of American Studies, 39 (April 2005): 19-39.
“The Civil War as Revolutionary Reenactment: Walt Whitman’s ‘The Centenarian’s Story’,” Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, 21 (Winter/Spring 2004): 131-154.
“Transpacific Worlds: Visualizing Asian America in Chan is Missing and Dim Sum,” Prospects: An Annual of American Cultural Studies, 27 (2002): 569-593.
“Making Declarations of Her Own: Harriet Beecher Stowe as New England Historian,” New England Quarterly, 71 (March 1998): 77-96.
“Writing the American Revolution: War Veterans in the 19th-Century Cultural Memory,” Journal of American Studies, 32 (April 1998): 63-80.
“Some Thoughts on Chan is Missing,” in Asians in America 1995: Conference Proceedings, ed. Risa Morimoto (New York University, 1995): 22-25.
Asian American Literature, U.S. Empire, and the Eaton Sisters, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History, Oxford University Press, 2015.
Book Project (in progress):
From Confinement to Containment: Japanese/Americans in the Cold War Arts