Professor of American Studies and Faculty Affiliate in English
M.P.A. Princeton University, International Affairs
M.A. Johns Hopkins University, Writing
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, English Literature
Areas of Expertise
Twentieth-and twenty-first-century poetry and poetics, particularly experimental minority poetry; Asian American literature, especially poetry; Anglophone writing by Chinese in the diaspora; Asian Australian literature; comparative U.S. minority literatures; twentieth-and twenty-first century American literature.
AMST 215 / COMP 215 / ENGL 217Experimental Asian American Writing
LATS 403 / COMP 375 S / ENGL 375 S / AFR 403 S / AMST 403 SNew Asian American, African American, Native American, and Latina/o Writing
COMP 465 / ENGL 326 S / AFR 465 S / AMST 465 SRace and Abstraction
- Thinking Its Presence: Form, Race, and Subjectivity in Contemporary Asian American Poetry (Stanford University Press, 2014).
- American Studies Program