Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Late nineteenth to the present US and Pacific History, indigeneity, social movements, feminist theory, comparative colonialism, intimacy, law and militarism.


  • PhD  American Culture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2014.
  • MA   American Culture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2008.
  • BA    American Studies, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, 2006.

Academic Positions

  • Consortium for Faculty Diversity Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, Department of American Studies, Macalester College, 2019-2021.
  • University of California President’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Asian American Studies Department, University of California Los Angeles, 2017-2019.
  • Adjunct Faculty, Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Illinois-Chicago, Spring 2017.

Professional Associations

  • MMUF Mellon-Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program//2004 Alum
  • Ford Foundation Fellowship Program, National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine//2008 Pre-doctoral Alum
  • IHP International Honors Program//2004 Alum
  • TLA The Leadership Alliance, Summer Research Program, Princeton University// 2005 Alum
  • NAISA Native American and Indigenous Studies Association
  • PHA Pacific History Association
  • ASA American Studies Association
  • CESA Critical Ethnic Studies Association
  • AAAS Association of Asian American Studies