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.

2022-2023 Officers

President: Shana L. Redmond, Columbia University
President-elect: Sharon Patricia Holland, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Past President: Cathy Schlund-Vials, University of Texas at Austin
Editor of American Quarterly: Mari Yoshihara, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

2022-2023 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
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: Shana L. Redmond, Columbia University
President-elect: Sharon Patricia Holland, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Past President: Cathy Schlund-Vials, University of Texas at Austin
Councilor: Marisol LéBron, University of California, Santa Cruz
Councilor: Amber Musser, Georgetown University
Councilor: Nitasha Tamar Sharma, Northwestern University

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National Council

Bayan Abusneineh, student councilor, University of California at San Diego (2023)
Christiana Ares-Christian, contingent councilor, Southern New Hampshire University (2023)
Courtney R. Baker, University of California at Riverside (2023)
Darius Bost, University of Utah (2024)
Kimberly Juanita Brown, Dartmouth College (2024)
Wendy Cheng, Scripps College (2025)
Iyko Day, Mt. Holyoke College (2024)
Yomaira Figueroa-Vásquez, Michigan State University (2025)
Monica Huerta, Princeton University (2025)
Sharon Patricia Holland, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2025)
Ronak K. Kapadia, University of Illinois at Chicago (2023)
Marisol LeBrón, University of California, Santa Cruz (2023)
Eid Mohamed, international councilor, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies/University of Guelph (2023)
Mimi Thi Nguyen, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2025)
Yumi Pak, Occidental College (2024)
Olivia Polk, student representative, Yale University (2025)
Elliott Powell, University of Minnesota (2025)
Shana L. Redmond, president-elect, Columbia University (2024)
Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, president, University of Texas at Austin (2023)
Nitasha Sharma, Northwestern University (2023)
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

Roderick Ferguson, Yale University (December 2023)

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Board of Trustees Trust and Development Fund

President-elect and Chair: Sharon Patricia Holland, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2028)
Dylan Rodriguez, University of California, Riverside (2025)
Past President: Cathy Schlund-Vials, ex officio, University of Texas at Austin (2026)
President: Shana L. Redmond, Columbia University (2027)
Roderick Ferguson, Yale University (2023)
Scott Kurashige (2024)

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Finance Committee

President-elect and Chair: Sharon Patricia Holland, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
President: Shana L. Redmond, Columbia University
Past President: Cathy Schlund-Vials, University of Texas at Austin
Councilor: Marisol LéBron, University of Texas at Austin
Councilor: Amber Musser, Georgetown University
Councilor: Nitasha Tamar Sharma, Northwestern University

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Nominating Committee

Chair:  Aimee Bahng, Pomona College (2023)
Christina Hanhardt, University of Maryland at College Park (2023)
Tao Leigh Goffe, Cornell University (2025)
Shanté Paradigm Smalls, St. Johns University (2025)
Greta LaFleur, Yale University (2024)
Mireya Loza, Georgetown University (2024)
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Prize Committees

Bode-Pearson Prize Committee for 2020-2022

Chair: Sandra Soto, University of Arizona
Kathryn Bond Stockton, University of Utah
Robert Warrior, University of Kansas

Angela Y. Davis Prize Committee for 2022-2024

Chair: Dayo Gore, Georgetown University
Nelson Maldonado-Torres, Rutgers University
H.L.T. (HQ) Quan, Arizona State University

Mary C. Turpie Award Committee for 2020-2022

Chair: Alyosha Goldstein, University of New Mexico
Wendy Cheng, Scripps College
Juliana Hu Pegues, University of Minnesota

John Hope Franklin Publication Prize Committee for 2022

Chair: Penny Von Eschen, University of Virginia
Jodi Kim, University of California, Riverside
Rebecca Wanzo, Washington University in St. Louis

Laura Romero First Book Publication Prize Committee for 2022

Chair: Adam Green, University of Chicago
María Elena Cepeda, Williams College
Junaid Rana, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Ralph Henry Gabriel Dissertation Prize Committee for 2022

Chair: Alisha Gaines, Florida State University
Adrian DeLeon, University of Southern California
Kevin Murphy, University of Minnesota

Constance Rourke Article Prize Committee for 2021-2022

Chair: Alex Lubin, Pennsylvania State University
Juliet Nebolon, Trinity College
Sandhya Shukla, University of Virginia

Yasuo Sakakibara International Scholar Paper Prize Committee for 2022-2023

Chair: Eve Tuck, University of Toronto
Ethan Blue, University of Western Australia
Fanon Che Wilkins, Doshisha University

Gene Wise-Warren Susman Student Paper Prize Committee for 2022-2023

Chair: Susie Woo, California State University, Fullerton
Sarah Jane Cervenak, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Teresa Gonzales, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

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Program Committee

Program Committee for the 2022 Annual Meeting

Co-Chair: LaMonda Horton-Stallings, Georgetown University
Co-Chair: Savannah Shange, University of California, Santa Cruz
Co-Chair: Shana Redmond, President-elect, ex officio, Columbia University
Joshua Chambers-Letson, Yale University
Sohail Daulatzai, University of California, Irvine
Laura McTighe, Florida State University
Paul Lopez Oro, Smith College
K. Sue Park, Georgetown University
Joseph Pierce, Stonybrook University
Roya Rastegar, Independent scholar
Syrus Marcus Ware, McMaster University
Melissa Weber, Tulane University

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American Quarterly Editors

Editor: Editor: Mari Yoshihara, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Associate Editor: Vernadette Gonzalez, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Associate Editor: Suzanna Reiss, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Associate Editor: Chris Lee, University of British Columbia
Book Review Editor: Alyosha Goldstein, University of New Mexico
Book Review Editor: Britt Rusert, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Event Review Editor: Theodore Gonzalves, Smithsonian Institution
Event Review Editor: Laura Kina, DePaul University
Digital Projects Review Editor: Micha Cárdenas, University of Washington, Bothell
Digital Projects Review Editor: Scott Nesbit, University of Georgia
Digital Projects Review Editor: Miriam Posner, University of California, Los Angeles
Managing Editor: Katherine Achacoso, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Editorial Assistant: Logan Narikawa, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Editorial Assistant: Brooke Newell, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

American Quarterly Board of Managing Editors

Marie Alohalani Brown, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Marcus Daniel, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Jonna Eagle, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Cynthia Franklin, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Jane Haggis, Flinders University, Australia

Ju Young Jin, Soonchunhyang University, South Korea
Ikue Kina, University of the Ryukyus, Japan
Brandy Nālani McDougall, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Colin Moore, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

American Quarterly Board of Advisory Editors

Tanja Aho, University at Buffalo
Hokulani Aikau, University of Utah
Sari Altschuler, Northeastern University
Rachel Buff, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Bianet Castellanos, University of Minnesota
Susan Garfinkel, Library of Congress
Melani McAlister, George Washington University
Richard Rath, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Nitasha Sharma, Northwestern University
Chih-ming Wang, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica
Henry Yu, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

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

Chair: Krystyn Moon, University of Mary Washington
Chair: Meg Wesling, University of California, San Diego
Jay Garcia, New York University
Daryl Joji Maeda, University of Colorado, Boulder
Anita Mannur, Miami University of Ohio
William Nessly, West Chester University
Jolie A. Sheffer, Bowling Green State University

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