Leadership

Board of Directors

President
Jennifer Ho
Term: 2019-2020 / 2020-2022
University of Colorado Boulder


Interior West/South Representative

Karen Kuo
Term: 2019-2022
Arizona State University

Mid-Atlantic Representative
Caroline Hong
Term: 2019-2022
Queen College – CUNY

Mid-West Representative
Karin Aguilar-San Juan
Term: 2019-2022
Macalester College

New England/Central and Eastern Canada Representative
Jan Padios
Term: 2019-2022
Williams College

Pacific Northwest, Hawai’i and Pacific Islands, & Western Canada Representative
Roderick Labrador
Term: 2019-2022
University of Hawai’i, Manoa

 

Southern California Representative
Jinah Kim
Term: 2022-2023
California State University, Northridge

Northern California Representative
Falu Bakrania
Term: 2020-2023
San Francisco State University

Section Representative
Christopher Eng
Term: 2019-2022
Syracuse University

 

Contingent Faculty Representative
Mimi Khuc
Term: 2018-2021
Asian American Literary Review

 

AAAS Archivist
Paul Lai
Term: 2019-2022
Ramsey County Library

Student Representative
Keva Bui
Term: 2020-2022
University of California, San Diego

Past Board Presidents

Douglas W. Lee 1979-1980
Sucheng Chan 1981-1983
Don T. Nakanishi 1983-1985
Gary Y. Okihiro 1985-1987
Shirley Hune 1987-1989
Franklin Odo 1989-1991
Elaine H. Kim 1991-1993
Kenyon S. Chan 1993-1995
Gail M. Nomura 1995-1997
Yen Le Espiritu 1997-1998
Stephen H. Sumida 1999-2000
Hien Duc Do 2000-2002
Dana Y. Takagi 2002-2004
Franklin Ng 2004-2006
Rajini Srikanth 2006-2008
Rick Bonus 2008-2010
Josephine Lee 2010-2012
Mary Yu Danico 2012-2014
Linda Trinh Vo 2014-2016
Cathy Schlund-Vials 2016-2018
Theodore S. Gonzalves 2018-2020