About Amy Sueyoshi
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.