About Amy Sueyoshi


(415) 338-1693


Dean, College of Ethnic Studies


Dean's Office-Ethnic StudiesCollege of Ethnic Studies


Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building (EP)


Office Hours: 

Tuesday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Office Hours (Additional Info): 

Amy Sueyoshi is available generally between 10am and 6pm Tuesdays through Fridays. If you reach out via e-mail and she doesn't respond within a week, do not be shy about sending an another follow-up email. For appointments, contact Sandee Noda at sandeen@sfsu.edu.



At SF State Since:



Amy Sueyoshi is Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University, the first college in the nation to house the five departments of Africana Studies, American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies, Latina/o Studies, and Race and Resistance Studies.  She holds a Ph.D. in history from University of California, Los Angeles and a B.A. from Barnard College of Columbia University. She oversees the curriculum and program development of seven majors, nine minors, two M.A. programs, one under graduate certificate, and one post-baccalaureate certificate. She serves 130 faculty members who teach up to 9,000 students each semester. Amy’s research interests lie primarily at the intersection of Asian American and queer studies. She has authored two books - Discriminating Sex: White Leisure and the Making of American "Oriental" and Queer Compulsions: Race, Nation, and Sexuality in the Intimate Life of Yone Noguchi. She additionally wrote the section on API queer history for the National Parks Foundation’s LGBTQ theme study which won the Paul E. Buchanan Award for Excellence in Field Work, Interpretation, and Public Service. She is a founding co-curator of the GLBT History Museum, the first queer history museum in the United States, and the recipient of the Willie Walker Award for service to the GLBT Historical Society as well as the Phoenix Award for APIQWTC. In 2017, Amy was a Community Grand Marshal for San Francisco Pride.