Cal State University, Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd. GH-313
Fullerton, CA 92831
Susie Woo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of American Studies
2009, Ph.D., Yale University
2002, M.A., University of California, Los Angeles
1995, B.A., University of California, Irvine
AMST 201 Introduction to American Studies
AMST 324 American Immigrant Cultures
AMST 395 California Cultures
AMST 401T Race in American Studies
AMST 445 The Cold War and American Culture
AMST 488 Race, Sex, and American Urban Cultures
AMST 502T Theorizing Race in American Studies
Framed by War: Korean Children and Women at the Crossroads of U.S. Empire (New York: New York University Press, 2019). https://nyupress.org/author/susie-woo/
“Transpacific Adoption: The Korean War, U.S. Missionaries, and Cold War Liberalism,” in Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossings, ed. Lon Kurashige (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2017).
“When Blood Won’t Tell: Integrated Transfusions and Shifting Foundations of Race in 1950s America,” American Studies Journal 55.4 (2017): pp. 5-28. (Winner of the Mid-America American Studies Association Stone-Suderman Prize for best essay in American Studies for 2017.)
“Imagining Kin: Cold War Sentimentalism and the Korean Children’s Choir,” American Quarterly 67:1 (March 2015): pp. 25-53.
"Institutionalizing Race: Sociology and the Study of Japanese Brides at the University of Hawai’i," American Studies Association, Annual Meeting, November 2019.
“Cold War K-Pop: Korean Singers and Cultural Border Crossings in 1950s America,” CSUF Humanities and Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary Conversations on Crossing Borders Lecture Series, May 2017.
“Making Bodies Whole: Korean Citizen Subjects in America’s Cold War Pacific,” Militarism and Migration Conference, UC San Diego, April 2017.
“Korean Americans, Past and Present,” USC Korean Studies Institute Web Lecture Series, January 2014. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yuOdGXI3Bc
CURRENT COURSE SCHEDULE
On sabbatical leave spring 2020