Faculty Emeriti

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Danilo Begonia, M.A., San Francisco State University

Appointment: 1970

Emeritus Since: 2010

Merit(s): Coming soon

Former Title(s): AAS Department Chair, 1972-75; School of Ethnic Studies Acting Director/Dean, 1976-78

Jeffery Paul Chan

Jeffery Paul Chan, M.A., San Francisco State University

Appointment: 1968

Emeritus Since: 2006

Merit(s): Coming soon

Former Title(s): AAS Coordinator/Department Chair, 1970-72, 1975-1984

Laureen Chew, EdD

Laureen Chew, Ed.D., University of the Pacific

Appointment: 1981

Emeritus Since: 2017

Merit(s): Coming soon

Former Title(s): Elementary Education Department Chair, 2001-06; Former Associate Dean, College of Ethnic Studies, 2006-12

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Malcolm Collier, M.A., San Francisco State University

Malcolm Collier, MA, San Francisco State University

Appointment: 1980

Emeritus Since: 2005

Merit(s): Coming soon

Former Title(s): Coming soon

Lorraine Dong PhD

Lorraine Dong 曾露凌, Ph.D., University of Washington

Title(s): Professor of Asian American Studies, Former AAS Department Chair

Appointment: 1987

Research Interests: Asian American children’s literature; Chinese American history, literature and culture

Community Leadership: Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) Biography Project Co-Director (2013-current); Square and Circle Club President (2014-16; current); Office of Congresswoman Jackie Speier, Asian American Advisory Group (2010-17); Chinese Historical Society of America President (1998-2000; 2002-04)

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Robert A Fung, Esq., J.D., New College of California School of Law

Robert A Fung, Esq., J.D., New College of California School of Law

Appointment: 1990

Emeritus Since: 2010

Merit(s): Coming soon

Former Title(s): Coming soon

Daniel Phil Gonzales JD

Daniel Phil Gonzales, J.D., University of California, Hastings College of Law

Title(s): Professor of Asian American Studies 

Appointment: 1969

Research Interests: Coming soon

Community Leadership: Filipino American National Historical Society, Manilatown Heritage Foundation, New America Media Association, San Francisco Filipino American Democratic Club

Marlon K. Hom PhD

Marlon K. Hom 譚雅倫, Ph.D., University of Washington

Title(s): Professor of Asian American Studies, Former AAS Department Chair

Appointment: 1986

Research Interests: Chinese American history, culture and literature; Chinese American trans-Pacific migration history, culture and family maintenance 

Community Leadership: Guandong Overseas Chinese History Project, Oversea Exchange Associations (Guandong Province, Jiangmen City, Zhongshan City)

Ben Kobashigawa PhD

Ben Kobashigawa, Ph.D., University of Edinburgh

Appointment: 1986

Emeritus Since: 2017

Merit(s): Coming soon

Former Title(s): AAS M.A. Program Coordinator, 2006-09, Spring 2011

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Eric Mar, J.D., New College of California School of Law

Appointment: 1992

Emeritus Since: 2021

Merit(s): Coming soon

Former Title(s): Assistant Professor, Asian American Studies, College of Ethnic Studies, 2017-2020. Member, Academic Senate, 2019. Adjunct Lecturer, Ethnic Studies and Asian American Studies, SF, 1992 - 2008.

Anantha Sudhakar PhD

Anantha Sudhakar, Ph.D., Rutgers University

Title(s): Associate Professor of Asian American Studies; M.A. Chair and Coordinator

Appointment: 2012

Research Interests: South Asian American literature and culture; diaspora and transnationalism; social justice and arts activism; gender studies and queer theory 

Community Leadership: Bay Area Solidarity Summer (BASS)South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA)TIDES Editorial Collective

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George Kee Woo, B.A., San Francisco State University

Appointment: 1970

Emeritus Since: 2001

Merit(s): Coming soon

Former Title(s): AAS Department Chair, 1984-1993