Assistant Professor of American Studies
Asian American Studies, South Asians in the U.S., Race and Gender issues, immigration narratives and literature, comparative race and ethnic studies, popular culture, television and film, cultural studies.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Ph.D.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, M.A.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Member of Academic Council of Homespun, the Smithsonian Initiative on Indian Americans (2011)
Norman Research Grant (2011)
Advertising Educational Foundation Fellow and Visiting Professor (2009)
Norman Research Grant, Brandeis University (2007)
Norman Fund Research Grant, Brandeis University (2006)
|AMST||55a||Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration in American Culture|
|AMST||100a||Classic Texts in American Culture to 1900|
|AMST||116b||Race and American Cinema|
|AMST||127b||Women and American Popular Culture|
|AMST||140b||The Asian American Experience|
|AMST||142b||Love, Law, and Labor: Asian American Women and Literature|
|AMST||144b||Signs of Imagination: Gender and Race in Mass Media|
|EL||94a||Experiential Learning Practicum|