Visiting Scholar in Race and Ethnicity Associate Professor in the Departments of History and American Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington[email protected]
Karen Inouye is the Ruth N. Halls Associate Professor in the Departments of History and American Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington. An interdisciplinary scholar of race and ethnicity, her current project, "Indigeneity and Asian America: The Double Displacement of Wartime Incarceration," examines wartime incarceration of Nikkei on Native and indigenous lands in Hawaii, Arizona, Canada, and Australia.
Her first book, "The Long Afterlife of Nikkei Wartime Incarceration," was published in Stanford University Press's Asian America Series in 2016. She has also published in American Quarterly, the Journal of Transnational American Studies, the Journal of Asian American Studies, among other places.
Currently, she is the Chair of the Department of American Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington and an elected member of the Nominating Committee of the American Studies Association.