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Advisory Board

Left to right: Angela Rola, Roger Buckley, Norman Ikari, Lawson Inada, Fe Delos-Santos, Kyoko Ikari commemorate Japanese American Internment with poetry, jazz and camaraderie in the Jorgensen Gallery.

Left to right: Angela Rola, Roger Buckley, Norman Ikari, Lawson Inada, Fe Delos-Santos, Kyoko Ikari commemorate Japanese American Internment with poetry, jazz and camaraderie in the Jorgensen Gallery.

Dr. Saud Anwar

93 Rockledge Drive
South Windsor, CT  06074
Phone: (860) 478-2992
Email: S.Anwar@Sbc.Global.Net

Susan Aasi

55 Forest Street
Malden, MA  02148
Home:
(781) 321-0516
Work: (617) 373-4709
Email: S.Asai@Neu.Edu

Roger N. Buckley

Founding Director, Asian/Asian American Studies Institute
Professor of History, UConn

354 Mansfield Road
Storrs, CT  06269-2091
Phone: (860) 486-4751
Email: Roger.Buckley@Uconn.Edu

Roger N. Buckley is Professor of History and the Founding Director of the Asian American Studies Institute at the University of Connecticut. The recipient of several distinguished research rewards, his numerous books and journals articles have been published in the United States, the United Kingdom, India, the Netherlands, Jamaica and Puerto Rico.

Michael M. Ego

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Courtesy Faculty, Asian/Asian American Studies Institute
Associate Vice Provost

UCONN – Stamford Campus
One University Place
Stamford, Ct 06901
Phone: (203) 251-8406
Email: Michael.Ego@Uconn.Edu

Elizabeth C. Hanson

Professor Emerita, Political Science, UConn
Director, India Studies Program at UConn

University of Connecticut
341 Mansfield Road
Storrs, Ct 06269-2186
Phone: (860) 486-2534
Email: Betty.Hanson@Uconn.Edu

Dr. Hanson is the Director of the India Studies Program, and she teaches courses on South Asia. She has received two Fulbright awards to India. Her current research focuses on the political economy of the Internet in India and more generally on the impact of new information and communication technologies on world politics.

Jack Hasegawa

Executive Director of the 4-H Education Center at Auerfarm, Bloomfield CT

The 4-H Education Center at Auerfarm is a private, non-profit education center located on historic 120-acres that provides valuable hands-on and Farm to School experiences to more than 14,000 children throughout the year. Seasonal programs are offered to school classes, community groups, and the public in the Center’s animal barn, gardens, farmland and orchards. Visit www.auerfarm.org for more information.

Jack Koichi Hasegawa supervised two units within the Bureau of Curriculum and Instruction at the State Department of Education until his retirement. He served as Chief of the Bureau of Educational Equity and member of the Sheff Office. He was also a member of the NCATE Board of Examiners and coordinator of Teacher Preparation Program Approval for Connecticut.

Dr. William A. Howe

State Title IX Coordinator/Civil Rights Compliance/Multicultural Education

CT State Department of Education
165 Capitol Avenue, Room 227
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: (860) 713-6752
Fax: (860) 713-7035
Email: William.Howe@ct.gov

William A. Howe, Ed. D., is the education consultant for multicultural education, gender equity and civil rights at the Connecticut State Department of Education. Dr. Howe founded the New England Conference on Multicultural Education (NECME), and served as Past-President of the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME), based in Washington, D.C. He is on the boards of several organizations including the Asian Pacific American Coalition of CT (APAC).

Margo Machida

Professor, Asian/Asian American Studies and Art/Art History

University of Connecticut
875 Coventry Road
Storrs, Ct 06269-1128
Phone: (860) 486-3016
Email: Margo.Machida@Uconn.Edu

Bandana Purkayastha

Professor, Asian/Asian American Studies and Chair, Department of Sociology

University of Connecticut
Manchester Hall
344 Mansfield Road
Storrs, Ct 06269-2068
Phone: (860) 486-3791
Email: Bandana.Purkayastha@Uconn.Edu

Christina Reardon

Affiliate Faculty, Asian/Asian American Studies Institute

University of Connecticut
855 University Drive
Torrington, Ct 06790
Phone: (860) 626-6812
Email: Tina.Reardon@Uconn.Edu

Angela Rola

Director, Asian American Cultural Center at UConn

University of Connecticut
364 Fairfield Road
Storrs, Ct 06269-2186
Phone: (860) 486-0830
Email: Angela.Rola@Uconn.Edu

Cathy Schlund-Vials

Director, Asian/Asian American Studies Institute in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor of Asian/Asian American Studies/English

University of Connecticut
CLAS Building
215 Glenbrook Road
Storrs, Ct  06269-4098
Phone: (860) 486-3950
Email: Cathy.Schlund-Vials@Uconn.Edu

Cathy Schlund-Vials received her Ph.D. in English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where she was honored with a campus-wide distinguished teaching award.  Her research and teaching specialties include Asian American literature, Asian American studies, genocidal narratives, immigrant literary production, memory studies, 20th-century multiethnic modern and contemporary literature, and Asian American cultural production. She is the foremost Asian American scholar of Cambodian American genocidal remembrance in film, literature, and hip hop.

Shyamala Raman, Ph. D

Director of International Studies/Programs
Professor of Economics and International Studies

Saint Joseph College
1678 Asylum Avenue
Hartford, Ct 06117-2791
Email: Sraman@Sjc.Edu