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Valerie Matsumoto


PROFESSOR


Contact Information

Email    MATSUMOT@HISTORY.UCLA.EDU
Office  5377 Bunche Hall
Phone  310-825-4508

Degrees

Ph.D., Stanford, 1985

Selected Publications

Guest Editor, Amerasia Journal 26:1 (2000) special issue, "Histories and Historians in the Making.

Over the Edge: Remapping The American West, co-edited with Blake Allmendinger (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999)

"Reflections on Oral History: Research in a Japanese American Community," Feminist Dilemmas in Fieldwork, ed. Diane L. Wolf (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1996)

"Redefining Expectations: Nisei Women in the 1930s," California History (Spring 1994): 44-53, 88.

Farming the Home Place: A Japanese American Community in California, 1919-1982 (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1993)

"Desperately Seeking 'Deirdre': Gender Roles, Multicultural Relations, and Nisei Women Writers of the 1930s," Frontiers 12, No. 1 (1991): 19-32.

"Japanese American Women During World War II," Frontiers 8, No. 1 (1984): 6-14.

Research

Asian American History; U.S. 20th Century, Women's History, Oral History

Previous Courses by Term

2016 Spring Quarter

Topics in History: U.S.

2016 Winter Quarter

Interracial Dynamics in American Culture and Society

2015 Fall Quarter

Critical Issues in Asian American Studies

Interracial Dynamics in American Culture and Society

2015 Spring Quarter

Interracial Dynamics in American Culture and Society: Special Topics

Capstone Seminar: History -- U.S.

Topics in History: U.S.

2015 Winter Quarter

Topics in Research Methodologies

Interracial Dynamics in American Culture and Society

2014 Fall Quarter

Interracial Dynamics in American Culture and Society

2014 Spring Quarter

Capstone Seminar: History -- U.S.

Topics in History: U.S.

2014 Winter Quarter

Interracial Dynamics in American Culture and Society

2013 Fall Quarter

Critical Issues in Asian American Studies

Interracial Dynamics in American Culture and Society

2013 Spring Quarter

Topics in Research Methodologies

2013 Winter Quarter

History of Asian Americans

2012 Fall Quarter

Capstone Seminar: History -- U.S.

Topics in History: U.S.

2012 Spring Quarter

Asians in American History

Capstone Seminar: History -- U.S.

Topics in History: U.S.

2012 Winter Quarter

Special Courses in Research Methodologies

2011 Spring Quarter

Topics in Research Methodologies

Asians in American History

2011 Winter Quarter

History of Asian Americans

Capstone Seminar: History -- U.S.

Topics in History: U.S.

2010 Spring Quarter

Asians in American History

2010 Winter Quarter

History of Asian Americans

2009 Fall Quarter

Critical Issues in Asian American Studies

Capstone Seminar: History -- U.S.

Topics in History: U.S.

2009 Spring Quarter

Undergraduate Variable Topics Research Seminars: History -- U.S.

Topics in History: U.S.

2009 Winter Quarter

Historical Research Methods

2008 Fall Quarter

Critical Issues in Asian American Studies

Asians in American History

2006 Fall Quarter

Critical Issues in Asian American Studies

Topics in History: U.S.

2006 Spring Quarter

Asians in American History

2006 Winter Quarter

Asian American Women

Undergraduate Variable Topics Seminars: U.S.

2005 Fall Quarter

Critical Issues in Asian American Studies

2005 Spring Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

20th-Century U.S. History, 1900 to 1928

2005 Winter Quarter

History of Asian Americans

2004 Fall Quarter

Topics in Asian American Populations and Communities

Undergraduate Variable Topics Seminars: U.S.

Topics in History: U.S.

2003 Fall Quarter

Undergraduate Seminar: U.S.

Topics in History: U.S.

2003 Spring Quarter

Asians in American History

2003 Winter Quarter

Asian American Women

2002 Fall Quarter

Undergraduate Seminar

Topics in History: U.S.

2002 Spring Quarter

Asians in American History

2001 Fall Quarter

Undergraduate Seminar

2001 Spring Quarter

Asians in American History

2000 Fall Quarter

Undergraduate Seminar

Topics in History: U.S.

2000 Spring Quarter

Asians in American History

2000 Winter Quarter

Asian American Women

Undergraduate Seminar

1999 Fall Quarter

Critical Issues in Asian American Studies

1999 Spring Quarter

Undergraduate Seminar

Previous Courses by Course

HIST 201H
Topics in History: U.S.

2016 Spring Quarter

2015 Spring Quarter

2014 Spring Quarter

2012 Fall Quarter

2012 Spring Quarter

2011 Winter Quarter

2009 Fall Quarter

2009 Spring Quarter

2006 Fall Quarter

2004 Fall Quarter

2003 Fall Quarter

2002 Fall Quarter

2000 Fall Quarter

HIST 191D
Capstone Seminar: History -- U.S.

2016 Spring Quarter

2015 Spring Quarter

2014 Spring Quarter

2012 Fall Quarter

2012 Spring Quarter

2011 Winter Quarter

2009 Fall Quarter

GE CLST 20B
Interracial Dynamics in American Culture and Society

2016 Winter Quarter

2015 Winter Quarter

2014 Winter Quarter

GE CLST 20A
Interracial Dynamics in American Culture and Society

2015 Fall Quarter

2014 Fall Quarter

2013 Fall Quarter

ASIA AM 200A
Critical Issues in Asian American Studies

2015 Fall Quarter

2013 Fall Quarter

2009 Fall Quarter

2008 Fall Quarter

2006 Fall Quarter

2005 Fall Quarter

1999 Fall Quarter

GE CLST 20CW
Interracial Dynamics in American Culture and Society: Special Topics
ASIA AM 191A
Topics in Research Methodologies

2015 Winter Quarter

2013 Spring Quarter

2011 Spring Quarter

HIST 152
Asians in American History

2012 Spring Quarter

2011 Spring Quarter

2010 Spring Quarter

2008 Fall Quarter

2006 Spring Quarter

ASIA AM 187A
Special Courses in Research Methodologies

2012 Winter Quarter

ASIA AM 10
History of Asian Americans

2011 Winter Quarter

2010 Winter Quarter

HIST 191D
Undergraduate Variable Topics Research Seminars: History -- U.S.

2009 Spring Quarter

ASIA AM 105
Historical Research Methods

2009 Winter Quarter

ASIA AM 115
Asian American Women

2006 Winter Quarter

2003 Winter Quarter

2000 Winter Quarter

HIST 191D
Undergraduate Variable Topics Seminars: U.S.

2006 Winter Quarter

2004 Fall Quarter

HIST 140A
20th-Century U.S. History, 1900 to 1928

2005 Spring Quarter

HIST 19
Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

2005 Spring Quarter

ASIA AM 10W
History of Asian Americans

2005 Winter Quarter

ASIA AM 191C
Topics in Asian American Populations and Communities

2004 Fall Quarter

HIST 197D
Undergraduate Seminar: U.S.

2003 Fall Quarter

HIST 161
Asians in American History

2003 Spring Quarter

2002 Spring Quarter

2001 Spring Quarter

2000 Spring Quarter

HIST 197C
Undergraduate Seminar

2002 Fall Quarter

2000 Fall Quarter

HIST 197M
Undergraduate Seminar

2001 Fall Quarter

HIST 197G
Undergraduate Seminar

2000 Winter Quarter

HIST 197K
Undergraduate Seminar

1999 Spring Quarter