Shirley Lim

Associate Professor (Ph.D., UCLA, 1998)
Curriculum Vitae
SBS S-349
Research Interests
I focus on how Japanese American, Chinese American, and Filipina American women used movies, magazines, sorority membership, and beauty pageants to create an Americanized middle-class identity during an era of racial segregation and immigration exclusion.
Scholarly Works
A Feeling of Belonging: Asian American Women's Public Culture, 1930-1960 (NYU Press, 2005).