Asian American Studies Lecture Series: Chris Suh

The Color Line Reconsidered: Race and Transpacific Migration in the Age of Inter-Imperial Collaboration
Sep 14, 2023, 4:30 pm6:00 pm


Event Description

Chris Suh is Assistant Professor of History at Emory University, where he teaches Asian American history and US-East Asia relations. He received his BA in American Studies and English from Brown University, his MA and PhD from Stanford University. He has recently published his first book, The Allure of Empire: American Encounters with Asians in the Age of Transpacific Expansion and Exclusion, with Oxford University Press. His articles have appeared in the Journal of American History and the Pacific Historical Review.

For the 2023-2024 academic year, Suh is a Mellon Emerging Faculty Leader fellow at the Institute for Citizens & Scholars (formerly known as the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation). His research has been highlighted by NPR, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Time, and Vanity Fair.

  • Center for Collaborative History
  • Effron Center for the Study of America