Education | Awards

EDUCATION

2016   MFA, Comics, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2010   MA, Asian American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

2010   Graduate Concentration in Gender Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

2007   BA with High Distinction, Visual Studies, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Visual Studies, Cultural Studies, Critical Race Theory, Asian American Studies, Asian Studies, Diaspora, Memory/Trauma, US Immigration, Women of Color Feminism, Queer Studies, Transgender Studies, Disability Studies, Performance Studies, Labor Studies, Food Studies, Popular Culture, Comics, Anime/Manga

 

AWARDS | FELLOWSHIPS | GRANTS

2016   Excellence in Student Leadership Award, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2014–16   CCA Scholarship, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2015   Graduate All College Honors Award, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2015   Endeavor Foundation Scholarship, Endeavor Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2015   CCA Student Travel Grant, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2015   APIQWTC Scholarship, Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women & Transgender Community, San Francisco, CA

2012   Naming Our Destiny Grant, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Washington, DC

2012   Creating Change Conference Scholarship, API Equality Northern California, San Francisco, CA

2010   Asian American Studies Department Travel Grant, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

2009–10   Rose Eng Chin & Helen Wong Eng Fellowship, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

2009–10   Ben & Alice Hirano Academic Prize, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

2009–10   Institute of American Cultures Research Grant, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

2008–10   Asian American Studies Departmental Fellowship, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

2009   Center for the Study of Women Graduate Travel Grant, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

2008–09   Del Amo Foundation Fellowship, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

2008–09   College Fellowship, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

2003   Passport to Education Award, British Columbia Ministry of Education, Canada

 

LANGUAGES

Thai (native speaker fluency)

Japanese (beginner-intermediate, JLPT 3/4)