Research interests: I am interested in race and ethnicity, as it applies to Asian Americans, from their initial arrival in the late 19th century to the present, with most of my focus centering around World War II. Religion, diasporic politics, intelligence/espionage, racial ideology are the subjects of my research.
(forthcoming)Asian American Spies: Race, Loyalty, and the Office of Strategic Services during World War II (Oxford University Press)
2004 Democratizing the Enemy: the Japanese American Internment (Princeton University Press), winner of the 2006 Robet Athearn Award and nominated for other prizes
1995 'For the Sake of Our Japanese Brethren': Assimilation, Nationalism, and Protestantism among the Japanese of Los Angeles, 1895-1942 (Stanford University Press), winner of the Kenneth Scott Latourette Award, finalist fo rAsian American Studies Association History prize