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Mershon Center for International Security Studies

Mershon Center for International Security Studies

Lynn ItagakiAssociate Professor
English and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
522 Denney Hall
164 Annie and John Glenn Ave.
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Education
B.A., English and American Language and Literature, Harvard University (1996)
M.A., Asian American Studies, University of California-Los Angeles (2001)
M.A., English, University of California-Los Angeles (2002)
Ph.D., English, University of California-Los Angeles (2005)

Teaching/Research
Lynn Mie Itagaki is an associate professor in the Departments of English and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and the Program in Asian American Studies at The Ohio State University, with research interests in interracial ethics, comparative race studies, women of color feminism, and 20th and 21st century U.S. literature by writers of color. She recently published a book that examines the post-civil rights era in terms of the 1992 Los Angeles crisis, Civil Racism: The 1992 Los Angeles Rebellion and the Crisis of Racial Burnout, and has published articles and reviews in African American Review, Amerasia Journal, Feminist Formations, MELUS, and Prose Studies. Her next book projects examine the aesthetics and politics of the media bystander in the post-9/11 era and race and economics in literature after the Great Recession.

Faculty Links
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
Department web page
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Mershon Projects
The European Refugee Crisis and the Ends of Human Rights Regimes, 2015 to Present (2016-17)