Professor of American Studies
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 / ENGL 217Experimental Asian American Writing
AMST 304 / ENGL 388Asian American Writing and the Visual Arts
AMST 336 TTwo American Poets: Wallace Stevens and John Ashbery
AMST 403 / COMP 333 / ENGL 403(S)New Asian American, African American, Native American, and Latina/o Writing
AMST 465 / ENGL 326 / AFR 362Race and Abstraction
- Thinking Its Presence: Form, Race, and Subjectivity in Contemporary Asian American Poetry (Stanford University Press, 2014).
- American Studies Program