About Weiming Dariotis




Associate Professor


Asian-American StudiesCollege of Ethnic Studies


Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building (EP)



At SF State Since:



Wei Ming Dariotis is Faculty Director of the SFSU Center for Equity and Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CEETL), professor of Asian American Studies, and affiliate faculty of the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program at San Francisco State University. 

She holds a PhD in English Literature from UCSB, and her research interests include race, gender, and science fiction; Asian American literature and poetry; critical mixed race cultural and literary studies; pedagogy studies; and educational leadership.

Her co-edited volume, Fight the Tower: Asian American Women Scholars' Resistance and Renewal in Academia, was published by Rutgers (2019).

She co-edited and co-curated, with Laura Kina, War Baby/Love Child: Mixed Race Asian American Art, two art exhibits and a book of the same name (UW Press, 2013). With Laura Kina and Camilla Fojas, she co-coordinated the Inaugural Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference, at DePaul University, 2010, and co-authored the definition of critical mixed race studies. 

She serves on the editorial board of Asian American Literatures: Discourses and Pedagogies, for which she guest edited a special issue on mixed heritage Asian American literature and co-edited a special issue on the 45th anniversarry of the publication of the seminal Asian American literature anthology, Aiiieeeee! 

At SFSU she has served as president of the campus chapter of the California Faculty Association, in multiple roles on the Academic Senate Executive Council, and in other leadership capacities.

In the community she serves as a member of the Advisory Board of Eth-Noh-Tec, and is a past board member of the Asian American Theater Company. She is also a co-organizer of the Quesada Neighborfest, hosts and teaches writing activism for GirlFly in the Gardens, and is an avid gardener and Bayview neighbor.