Officers and Committees

Officers of the ASA include both elected and appointed members of the association.

The president-elect, who becomes president, then past president during their three-year term, is selected by a vote by ASA members during the annual election, while the executive director and the editor of the American Quarterly are appointed by the Executive Committee and ratified by the National Council.

2016-2017 Officers

President: Robert Warrior, University of Kansas

President-elect: Kandice Chuh, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Past President: David Roediger, University of Kansas

Executive Director: John F. Stephens, American Studies Association

Editor of American Quarterly: Mari Yoshihara, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

2016-2017 Committees

Executive Committee

National Council

Delegate to the American Council of Learned Societies

Board of Trustees Trust and Development Fund

Finance Committee

Nominating Committee

Prize Committees

Program Committee

American Quarterly Editors

Encyclopedia of American Studies Online Board of Editors

American Studies Association-Japanese Association for American Studies Project Advisory Committee

For the officers listed below, the term end date is June 30 of the year indicated in parentheses.

Please browse Committees and Chapters for the officers of specific committees and chapters.


Executive Committee

President: Robert Warrior, University of Kansas

President-elect: Kandice Chuh, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Past President: David Roediger, University of Kansas

Councilor: Jodi Byrd, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Councilor: Christina Hanhardt, University of Maryland, College Park

Councilor: Sharon Holland, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Councilor: Eng-beng Lim, Dartmouth College

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National Council

Jodi Byrd, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2017)

Laura Briggs, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2017)

Kandice Chuh, president-elect,The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Genevieve Clutario, student councilor, Harvard University (2017)

Christina Hanhardt, University of Maryland, College Park (2017)

Natalie Havlin, secondary schools councilor, La Guardia Community College, CUNY (2017)

Sharon Holland, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2018)

Hsinya Huang, international councilor, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (2017)

Miranda Joseph, University of Arizona (2019)

Laura Kang, University of California, Irvine (2019)

Wendy Kozol, Oberlin College (2017)

Eng-beng Lim, Dartmouth College (2019)

Jodi Melamed, Marquette University (2018)

Nadine Naber, University of Illinois, Chicago (2018)

David Roediger, immediate past president, University of Kansas (2017)

Steven Salaita, American University of Beirut, Lebanon (2018)

Michelle Stephens, Rutgers University, New Brunswick (2019)

Shirley Thompson, University of Texas, Austin (2019)

Rosie Uyola, student councilor, Rutgers University, Newark (2019)

Robert Warrior, president, University of Kansas

John F. Stephens, ex officio, executive director, American Studies Association

Mari Yoshihara, ex officio, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, editor of American Quarterly

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Delegate to the American Council of Learned Societies

Robert Warrior, University of Kansas (December 2019)

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Board of Trustees Trust and Development Fund

President-elect and Chair: Kandice Chuh, The Graduate Center, City University of New York (2022)

Lisa Duggan, New York University (2019)

David Eng, University of Pennsylvania (2020)

Matthew Frye Jacobson, Yale University (2017)

Curtis Marez, University of California, San Diego (2018)

David Roediger, University of Kansas (2020)

President: Robert Warrior, ex officio, University of Kansas (2021)

Executive Director: John F. Stephens, ex officio, American Studies Association

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Finance Committee

President-elect and Chair: Kandice Chuh, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Past President: David Roediger, University of Kansas

President: Robert Warrior, University of Kansas

Council Member: Jodi Byrd, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Council Member: Christina Hanhardt, University of Maryland, College Park

Council Member: Sharon Holland, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Executive Director: John F. Stephens, ex officio, American Studies Association

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Nominating Committee

Chair: Shana Redmond, University of Southern California (2017)

Mishuana Goeman, University of California, Los Angeles (2019)

Jodi Kim, University of California, Riverside (2017)

Karen Leong, Arizona State University (2018)

Ernesto Javier Martínez, University of Oregon (2019)

Ramón H. Rivera-Servera, Northwestern University (2018)

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Prize Committees

Bode-Pearson Prize Committee for 2017-2019

Chair: Lisa Duggan, New York University

Joanne Barker, Sann Francisco State University

Fred Moten, University of California, Riverside

Angela Y. Davis Prize Committee for 2016-2018

Chair: Rod Ferguson, University of Illinois, Chicago

May C. Fu, University of San Diego

Dylan Rodriguez, University of California, Riverside

Mary C. Turpie Award Committee for 2017-2019

Chair: Lisa Lowe, Tufts University

Philip Deloria, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Kevin Murphy, University of Minnesota

John Hope Franklin Publication Prize Committee for 2017

Chair: Ann Cvetkovich, University of Texas, Austin

Moustafa Bayoumi, Brooklyn College, City University of New York

Christina Hanhardt, University of Maryland, College Park

Laura Romero First Book Publication Prize Committee for 2017

Chair: Nicole Fleetwood, Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Raul Coronado, University of California, Berkeley

Darieck Scott, University of California, Berkeley

Ralph Henry Gabriel Dissertation Prize Committee for 2017

Chair: Jacki Thompson Rand, University of Iowa

Joshua Chambers-Letson, Northwestern University

Bill Mullen, Purdue University

Constance Rourke Article Prize Committee for 2017-2018

Chair: Michael Innis-Jiménez, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Marguerite Nguyen, Wesleyan University

Lisa B. Thompson, University of Texas, Austin

Yasuo Sakakibara International Scholar Paper Prize Committee for 2017-2018

Chair: Vic Muñoz, Wells College

Keith Feldman, University of California, Berkeley

Kathryn Shanley, University of Montana

Gene Wise-Warren Susman Student Paper Prize Committee for 2017-2018

Chair: Koritha Mitchell, Ohio State University

Aren Airuza, University of Minnesota

Maile Arvin, University of California, Riverside

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Program Committee for the 2017 Annual Meeting

Co-Chair: Laura Hyun Yi Kang, University of California, Irvine

Co-Chair: Siobhan Somerville, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Co-Chair: Alexandra Vazquez, New York University

Cindy I-Fen Cheng, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Kandice Chuh, President-elect and The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Laura G. Gutiérrez, University of Texas, Austin

Nicole King, University of Reading, United Kingdom

Regina Kunzel, Princeton University

Edwin Mayorga, Swarthmore College

Beth Piatote, University of California, Berkeley

Rinaldo Walcott, University of Toronto, Canada

Chi-ming Yang, University of Pennsylvania

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American Quarterly Editors

Editor: Editor: Mari Yoshihara, University of Hawai’i

Associate Editor: Hokulani Aikau, University of Hawai’i

Associate Editor: Monisha Das Gupta, University of Hawai’i

Associate Editor: Min-Jung Kim, Ewha Woman’s University, Korea

Book Review Editor: Matthew Basso, University of Utah

Book Review Editor: Laura Briggs, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Event Review Editor: Heather Diamond, ‘Iolani Palace, Hawai’i

Event Review Editor: Theodore Gonzalves, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Digital Projects Review Editor Stephen Berry, University of Georgia

Digital Projects Review Editor Scott Nesbit, University of Georgia

Managing Editor: Jeanette Hall, University of Hawai’i

Editorial Assistant: Billie Lee, University of Hawaiʻi

Editorial Assistant: Logan Narikawa, University of Hawaiʻi

American Quarterly Board of Managing Editors

Elizabeth Colwill, University of Hawai’i

Vernadette Gonzalez, University of Hawai’i

Laura Lyons, University of Hawai’i

Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Richard Rath, University of Hawai’i

Kathleen Sands, University of Hawai’i

Alice Te Punga Somerville, University of Hawai’i

Chih-Ming Wang, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Yujin Yaguchi, University of Tokyo, Japan

Henry Yu, University of British Columbia, Canada

American Quarterly Board of Advisory Editors

Rachel Buff, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Sarah Banet-Weiser, University of Southern California

Keith Camacho, University of California, Los Angeles

Oscar Campomanes, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

Bianet Castellanos, University of Minnesota

Grace Hong, University of California, Los Angeles

Shari Huhndorf, University of California, Berkeley

Melani McAlister, George Washington University

Tiya Miles, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Scott Morgenson, Queen’s University, Canada

Marita Sturken, New York University

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Encyclopedia of American Studies Online Board of Editors

Editor-in-Chief: Sharon P. Holland, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

William Calvo-Quirós, University of Michigan

Perin Gurel, University of Notre Dame

Udo Hebel, University of Regensburg, Germany

Steven D. Hoelscher, University of Texas, Austin

Evangelia Kindinger, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

William D. Moore, Boston University

Patricia A. Turner, University of California, Los Angeles

Olga Najera Ramirez, University of California-Santa Cruz

Keiko Wells, Ritsumeikan, University Graduate School of Letters, Japan

Editor emeritus, Miles Orvell, Temple University

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American Studies Association-Japanese Association for American Studies Project Advisory Committee

Chair: Daryl Joji Maeda, University of Colorado, Boulder

Chair: Anita Mannur, Miami University of Ohio

Rick Bonus, University of Washington

Rachel Buff, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Kandice Chuh, ex officio, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Krystyn Moon, University of Mary Washington

Meg Wesling, University of California, San Diego

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