Advancing excellence through faculty diversity

Ka-eul Yoo

Education:

B.A., English, Yonsei University (South Korea); M.A., English, Yonsei University; Ph.D., Literature (Designated Emphases: Critical Race and Ethnic Studies; Feminist Studies), University of California, Santa Cruz

Dissertation:

Cold War Disability: The Biopolitics of U.S. Military Empire in Post-1945 Asia

Thesis Advisor:

Christine Hong, Professor of Critical Race and Ethnic Studies and Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz

Research Topic:

Cold War Disability Narratives, Comparative Racialization, Disability Justice, and Grassroots Activism in Asia and Asian America

Mentor:

James Kyung-Jin Lee, Professor of Asian American Studies, University of California, Irvine

Current Position:

Assistant Professor, Department of Global and International Studies, University of California, Irvine

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