Erika Lee

Rudolph J. Vecoli Chair in Immigration History and Director, Immigration History Research Center, Professor of History and Asian American Studies

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19952020
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Research interests

Topics of research interest include immigration (historical and contemporary), race, immigration law and policy in the U.S. and the world, Asian Americans, histories of race, Ethnic Studies

Research interests

  • Asian Americans
  • immigration
  • race relations

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immigration Social Sciences
exclusion Social Sciences
history Social Sciences
immigration law Social Sciences
orientalism Social Sciences
family work Social Sciences
Saudi Arabia Social Sciences
institutional change Social Sciences

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Projects 2011 2020

Stranger
History
Xenophobia
childhood
migration
regime

Immigrant Stories

Lee, E., Ratsabout, S. & Venditto, E.

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES

9/1/158/31/17

Project: Research project

immigrant
Asian Americans

Research Output 1995 2018

#ImmigrationSyllabus: The necessity of teaching immigration history today

Lee, E., Marinari, M. & Taparata, E., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of American Ethnic History. 37, 3, p. 102-111 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

immigration
Teaching
history
Immigration
History

A part and apart: Asian American and immigration history

Lee, E., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of American Ethnic History. 34, 4, p. 28-42 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

immigration
history
Asian Americans
Immigration
History

Epilogue: Entanglements and the practice of migration history

Lee, E., Jan 1 2015, Entangling Migration History: Borderlands and Transnationalism in the United States and Canada. University Press of Florida, p. 207-216 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

migration
history
Epilogue
Entanglement
History

The Making of Asian America: A History

Lee, E., 2015, Simon & Schuster.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

The "yellow peril" in the United States and Peru: A transnational history of Japanese exclusion, 1920s-World War II

Lee, E., Dec 1 2012, Transnational Crossroads: Remapping the Americas and the Pacific. University of Nebraska Press, p. 315-358 44 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Peru
World War II
exclusion
history