Naoko Shibusawa
Associate Professor of History
Associate Professor of American Studies & Ethnic Studies
Director of Undergraduate Studies & Honors Advisor (History)
401-863-1037

Office Location

Peter Green 206

Office Hours

TTH 1-3

Born in Japan and raised in Houston, Texas, Naoko Shibusawa (Northwestern PhD., MA; UC Berkeley, BA) is a historian of U.S. political culture and teaches courses on U.S. empire. In addition to her first book, America's Geisha Ally: Reimagining the Japanese Enemy (Harvard, 2006), she has written on transnational Asian American identities, Cold War ideologies, the Lavender Scare, and the Kinsey Report. She is currently working on a book manuscript of a Cold War era treason trial.

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