Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC): 2022-23

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

Purnima Mankekar

Purnima Mankekar (Asian American Studies, Gender Studies, Film, Television, and Digital Media, Anthropology)


By Last Name:

Natalie Masuoka (Political Science, Asian American Studies)


Valerie Matsumoto (History, Asian American Studies)


Sean Metzger (Theater, Gender Studies)


Rashmita Mistry (Education)


Hiroshi Motomura (Law)



Vinit Mukhija (Urban Planning, Asian American Studies)


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