Lon Kurashige

Lon Kurashige is a professor of history and spatial sciences at the University of Southern California and a noted author. His work foregrounds racial ideology, identity politics, and immigration, especially as pertaining to the history of Asian and Asian-American experiences in the United States. His publications include:

  • Kurashige, Lon. Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016.
  • Kurashige, Lon. Japanese American Celebration and Conflict: A History of Ethnic Identity and Festival, 1934-1990. Berkeley, University of California Press, 2002.

Lon has been publishing chapters of a memoir on JANM’s Discover Nikkei website: https://discovernikkei.org/en/journal/author/kurashige-lon/.