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I teach English, Women's Studies, and Asian American Studies at De Anza College.
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page for courses that I have taught here.
I am an avid supporter of Â¡LEAD!, IMPACT AAPI, Sankofa, First Year Experience, Puente, and other student support programs at De Anza. I regularly teach EWRT classes that support IMPACT AAPI and Â¡LEAD! .
From 2011-2013, I was the President of De Anza's Academic Senate and the Basic Skills Initiative (BSI) Faculty Coordinator and co-chair of DARE Task Force. A
little about my educational background: I completed my Ph.D.
and M.A. in English at U.C. Santa Barbara (my dissertation was about
Asian American literature and the construction of community
identities), and I also have a B.S. degree from the University of
Southern California. Prior to coming to De Anza, I was an
assistant professor of English and Asian American Studies at the
University of Connecticut, Storrs.
teaching/community interests: literature, prose writing, and films
about contemporary culture, especially around issues of race,
ethnicity, class, and gender; food (eating, cooking, and writings about
food culture and politics); encouraging students to learn more about
and become more engaged in the world around them from De Anza to
This page is continuously under construction, so please be
patient and contact me if you have any questions about my courses and
work at De Anza! My email is: firstname.lastname@example.org,
and my phone is (408) 864-5763.