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:

Kyeyoung Park (Anthropology and Asian Amerian Studies)


R. Jisung Park (Public Policy and School of Public Health)


Ninez Ponce (Public Health - Health Services and Asian American Studies)



Robert Chao Romero (Chicano Studies/Asian American Studies)


Ananya Roy (Urban Planning)



Michael Salman (History and Asian American Studies)


Margaret Shih (Anderson School of Management)


Shu-Mei Shih (Asian Languages & Cultures; Comparative Lit. and Asian American Studies)


May Sudhinaraset (Public Health)


Renee Tajima-Peña (Asian American Studies)


Robert Teranishi (Education)


James Tong (Political Science)


Tritia Toyota (Asian American Studies and Anthropology)

May Wang (Public Health - Community Health Science)


Benjamin Woo (Medicine)


Cindy Yee-Bradbury (Psychology)


Karen Umemoto (Urban Planning and Asian American Studies)


David K. Yoo (Asian American Studies and History)


Min Zhou (Sociology and Asian American Studies)