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Michael Aoki Deruelle

Curriculum Writer

Michael Aoki Deruelle is a PhD student in Brown University’s Department of History whose research focuses on journalism, U.S. immigration, Asian America, and U.S.-East Asia relations. His research primarily deals with Japanese diaspora in the Americas and the incarceration of people of Japanese descent during World War II. He is also the Project Director of Incarcerated Quotidian, a digital history project that uses issues of the Topaz, Utah, Japanese American incarceration camp newspaper as windows into the daily lives of Japanese Americans during World War II.

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