Lon KurashigeAssociate Professor of History
Phone: (213) 740-1666
Office: SOS 264
- B.A. History of Public Policy, University of California, Santa Barbara, 6/1986
- M.A. American History, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 12/1990
- Ph.D. American History, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 12/1994
- Associate Professor, University of Southern California, 09/01/2001-
- Assistant Professor, University of Southern California, 01/01/1995-08/31/2001
- Kurashige, L. Y. (2002). Japanese American Celebration and Conflict: A History of Ethnic Identity and Festival, 1934-1990. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.
- Kurashige, L. Y., Yang Murray, A. (2002). Major Problems in Asian American History. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin.
- Kurashige, L. Y. (2004). “Universalism and Particularism in Asian American Studies: Towards a Historiography”. pp. p. 21-35. Kyoto University, Japan: New Wave: Studies on Japanese Americans in the 21st Century/Institute for Research in Humanities.
- Kurashige, L. Y. (2002). “Social History and the Multicultural Turn". Reviews in American History 30, 3/Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. p. 355-364.
- Kurashige, L. Y. (2001). “Agency, Resistance, and Manzanar Protest". Pacific Historical Review 70, 3/University of California Press. pp. p. 387-418.
- Kurashige, L. Y. (2000). “The Problem of Biculturalism: Japanese American Identity and Festival Before World War II”. Journal of American History 86, 4/Organization of American Historians. pp. p. 1632-1654.
- Kurashige, L. Y. (1996). “The Protestant and the Catholic: Dimensions of Asian American History. Reviews in American History 24, 4/Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. p. 663-667.
- USC Innovative Teaching Award, 2005-2006
- Fulbright Award, 2003-2004
- Civil Liberties Public Education Fund Fellowship, 1997
- National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship Recipient, 1997
Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History
Description of Research
Summary Statement of Research Interests
Professor Kurashige studies racial ideologies, politics of identity, emigration/immigration, historiography, cultural enactments, and social reproduction, particularly as they pertain to Asians in the United States.
(Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1994) Associate Professor of History and ASE: Asian-American history; Japanese American; ethnic identity politics.