About Amy Sueyoshi


(415) 338-1693


Associate Dean, 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. The fastest way to set up an appointment is through the far right tab labeled "Appointment Calendar" on this webpage where you can view a handful of time slots. Click on the tab and choose a day and time. While her availability can be viewed by the general public, you must be an SFSU affiliate to reserve a time slot through this system. You may also contact Dottie Ross at dottier@sfsu.edu or 415-338-1693 to schedule an appointment during times not listed on this page.


At SF State Since:



Amy Sueyoshi is the Associate Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies. She began teaching at SFSU in 2002 as faculty member hired jointly in Race and Resistance Studies and Sexuality Studies. Most of her responsibilities are now administrative, assisting the five units in the College of Ethnic Studies with curriculum and faculty development. She continues to teach one course a year on a volunteer basis for either Race and Resistance Studies or Sexuality Studies.


Amy is a historian by training specializing in sexuality, gender, and race. She holds a B.A. from Barnard College of Columbia University and a Ph.D. from Univerity of California, Los Angeles. She is the author of Queer Compulsions: Race, Nation, and Sexuality in the Affairs of Yone Noguchi (2012). She has a second book manuscript titled Sex Acts: Gender and Sexual Freedom and the Birth of American "Oriental" currently under review. She has published and lectured on a number of issues on race and sexuality such as cross-dressing, pornography, and marriage equality.