People / Graduate Students
20th-century U.S. History, Asian American History, Racial Formations, Empire and Settler Colonialism, Gender and Sexuality
Bio & Research Interests
Jeffrey is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley.
Waldo E. Martin Jr.
Catherine Ceniza Choy
Evelyn Nakano Glenn
Courses Taught or Assisted
2013- University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA
Graduate Student Instructor
Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies 20A, Introduction to the History of Asians in the United States, Spring 2017
Ethnic Studies 101A, Social Science Methods in Ethnic Studies, Fall 2016
Ethnic Studies 10AC, A History of Race and Ethnicity in Western North America, Fall 2013
2014-2015 Hampden-Sydney College Hampden-Sydney, VA
Visiting Instructor of Humanities and QEP Fellow
History 185, The "Other" U.S. War Hero: Constructions of a Heroic Ideal in the Modern Era, Spring 2015
Interdisciplinary Studies 285, Masculinities in Context, Spring 2015
History 285, A History of Race and Ethnicity in the U.S.: A Comparative Approach, Fall 2014
First-year Seminar, "Playing for Power": Masculinities and Athletics, Fall 2014
2014 University of Hawai'i at Manoa Honolulu, HI
Lecturer, Department of Ethnic Studies
Ethnic Studies 330, The Japanese in Hawai'i, Spring 2014
Michael Omi, Jeffrey T. Yamashita and Dana Y. Nakano, eds. Japanese American Millennials: Rearticulating Generational Identity, Community, and Culture (in progress)
"Becoming 'Hawaiian': A Relational Racialization of Japanese American Soldiers from Hawai'i during World War II in the US South," in Studying Race Relationally. Ed. Natalia Molina, Daniel Martinez HoSang, and Ramon Gutierrez (Berkeley: University of California Press; Series: American Crossroads, Ed. Niels Hooper) Accepted for Inclusion and Under Review
"Contesting Japanese American Identity: A Literature Review of John Okada's No-No Boy (1957)," in The Unknown John Okada: Rediscovered works by the author of No-No Boy. Ed. Greg Robinson, Frank Abe, and Floyd Cheung (Seattle: University of Washington Press; Series: Scott and Laurie Oki Series in Asian American Studies) Accepted for Inclusion and Under Review
"Introduction," in Japanese American Millennials: Rearticulating Generational Identity, Community, and Culture. Ed. Michael Omi, Jeffrey T. Yamashita, and Dana Nakano (in progress)
“Daniel K. Inouye,” “Mike Masaoka.” Japanese Americans: The History and Culture of a People. Eds. Jonathan H.X. Lee and Dean Adachi (Santa Barbara: Greenwood) Under Review
“Prejudice,” “Herbert Blumer’s Prejudice Theory.” Race and Racism in the United States: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic. Eds. Charles A. Gallagher and Cameron D. Lippard (Santa Barbara: Greenwood, 2014), 965-968.
“Fort Snelling,” “Frank ‘Foo’ Fujita.” Densho Encyclopedia: The Japanese American Legacy Project. Ed. Brian Niiya (Seattle: Densho, 2014)
“Franklin Odo.” Asian Americans: An Encyclopedia of Social, Cultural, Economic, and Political History. Eds. Xiaojian Zhao and Edward J.W. Park (Santa Barbara: Greenwood, 2014), 889-890.