Award and Grants

Paul E. Buchanan Award for Excellence in Field Work, Interpretation, and Public Service, Vernacular Architecture Forum, 2018.

San Francisco Pride Community Grand Marshal, 2017.

La Raza Centro Legal Anniversary Gala Honoree, 2016.

Organization of American Historians’ Summer Residency in Japan, 2014.

Houston Distinguished Visiting Professor, 2014.

Willie Walker Award for Community Service, GLBT Historical Society, 2013.

Peg Brand Distinguished Lecturer, Indiana University, 2013.

Red Envelope Giving Circle Grant, 2012.

SFSU Community University Empowerment Grant, 2011.

UCLA Institute of American Cultures Postdoctoral Fellow, 2007-2008.
Huntington Library Mayers Fellow, 2006-2007.

Social Science Research Council JSPS Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 2005.

San Francisco State University Mini-Grant, 2003-2004.

Visiting Scholar, Research Center for Human Rights, Osaka City University, July 2003.

Japan Foundation Language Program for Researchers, Six-month course, 2003.

San Francisco State University Summer Stipend, 2003.

Dissertation Year Fellowship, 2001-2002.

Institute of American Cultures Research Grant, 1999-2000, 2001-2002.

George and Sakaye Aratani Graduate Fellowship, 1999, 2001.

California Japanese American Alumni Association Scholarship, 2000.

UCLA Summer R.A./Mentorship Program, 1998.

Project 88, University fellowship with stipend and tuition remission, 1996-2000.