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Kirisitina Sailiata

Education:

B.A., American Studies, Macalester College; M.A., American Culture, University of Michigan; Ph.D., American Culture, University of Michigan

Dissertation:

The Samoan Cause: Colonialism, Culture and Rule of Law

Thesis Advisor:

Nadine Naber, Professor of Gender & Women's Studies and Global Asian Studies, University of Illinois, Chicago, and Damon Salesa, Professor of Pacific Studies and History, University of Auckland

Research Topic:

Empire, indigeneity, gender, colonialism, militarism and law

Mentor:

Keith Camacho, Professor of Asian American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Asian American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

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