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Naoko Shibusawa

Brown University

Naoko Shibusawa (Northwestern Ph.D., M.A.; UC Berkeley, B.A.) is an Associate Professor of History and American Studies. She is a historian of U.S. political culture and teaches courses on U.S. empire. In addition to her first book, America’s Geisha Ally: Reimagining the Japanese Enemy (Harvard, 2006), she has published on transnational Asian American identities, Cold War ideologies, the Lavender Scare, and the Kinsey Report. She is working on two books: Ideologies of U.S. Empire and Queer Betrayals and The Treason Trial of John David Provoo.

Shibusawa’s videos are used in the following Choices Program curriculum unit: Imperial America: U.S. Global Expansion, 1890-1915.

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