About Amy Sueyoshi

Phone:

(415) 338-1693

Title: 

Associate Dean, Ethnic Studies

Department: 

Dean's Office-Ethnic StudiesCollege of Ethnic Studies

Building: 

Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building (EP)

EP
121

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 Rosalie Alfonso at ralfonso@sfsu.edu or call 415-338-1694.

 

Website(s):

At SF State Since:

2002

Bio:

Amy Sueyoshi is Interim Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University, the first and only college in the nation that houses 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 four majors, six minors, two M.A. programs, and a post-baccalaureate certificate. She serves 80 faculty members who teach up to 8,000 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. In 2017, Amy was a Community Grand Marshal for San Francisco Pride.