Megan Asaka

Currently an Assistant Professor at UC Riverside.  She specializes in Asian American history, urban history, and public humanities.  Her current book manuscript, “Unsettled City: Migration, Race, and the Making of Seattle’s Urban Landscape,” explores the role of mobile populations in shaping urban regions, and won awards from the Immigration and Ethnic History Society and the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association.  She has also worked as an oral historian and visual history coordinator for Densho, a digital archive of primary sources related to the World War II incarceration of Japanese Americans.

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