Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC): 2018-19

UCLA has the largest and most diverse faculty in Asian American Studies in the nation, with nearly sixty professors who teach and undertake research on Asian Pacific Americans from disciplines ranging from History to Urban Planning, and Literature to Public Health.

Faculty Advisory Committee Chair


Gilbert Gee (School of Public Health)


By Last Name:

Takashi Makinodan (Medicine - GRECC)


Purnima Mankekar (Asian American Studies and Women's Studies)


Valerie Matsumoto (History and Asian American Studies)


Sean Metzger (Theater, Film and Television)


Rashmita Mistry (Education)


Ailee Moon (Social Welfare and Asian American Studies)


Hiroshi Motomura (Law)



Vinit Mukhija (Urban Planning and Asian American Studies)


Robert Nakamura (Asian American Studies and Japanese American Alumni Professor of Japanese American Studies, Emeritus)


Thu-Huong Nguyen-Vo (Asian Language & Cultures and Asian American Studies)


Kazuo Nihira (Pyschiatry and Biobehavorial Sciences)


Paul Ong (Urban Planning and Asian American Studies)


William Ouchi (Anderson School of Management)