Karen Ishizuka is the Chief Curator of the Japanese American National Museum. With a focus on further promoting diversity within the United States by sharing the Japanese American experience, her previous curations at the museum include America’s Concentration Camps: Remembering the Japanese American Experience. In addition to her work as a curator, she has published books including:
- Ishizuka, K. L. (2017). Serve the People: Making Asian America in the Long Sixties. Verso.
- Ishizuka, K. L. & Zimmerman, P. R., (Eds.) (2007). Mining the Home Movie: Excavations in Histories and Memories. University of California Press,
- Ishizuka, K. L. (2006). Lost & Found: Reclaiming the Japanese American Incarceration, University of Illinois Press.