ASE Alumni

  • Genevieve Carpio has a new book, “Collisions at the Crossroads: How Place and Mobility Make Race (April 2019).”
  • Nic Ramos accepted a tenure track position in the Department of History at Drexel’s University.
  • Abigail Rosas will have her new book out in June 2019 — South Central Is Home: Race and the Power of Community Investment in Los Angeles (Stanford University Press, 2019)
  • Perla Guerrero received tenure at the University of Maryland, College Park in 2018.
  • Sharon Luk’s bookThe Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity (University of CA press, 2017) won two book awards: The Lora Romero First Book Prize of the American Studies Assn and the Matei Calinescu Prize of the Modern Language Association for Distinguished Scholarship in 20/21st Century Thought and Literature.
  • Emily Hobson was awarded tenure and promotion to Associate Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno.
  • Laura Barraclough was promoted to Associate Professor and named the Sarai K. Ribicoff Associate Professor of American Studies at Yale.
  • Jolie Chea accepted a tenure track position at UCLA in Asian American Studies.
  • Emily Raymundo accepted a tenure track position at the University of Manchester in the UK.  The position is a 2019-2023 Presidential Fellowship in American Studies.

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University of Southern California

3620 South Vermont Avenue

Kaprielian Hall 462

Los Angeles, California 90089-2534