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Professor of History, University of Washington

Moon-Ho Jung is a professor of history at the University of Washington. He is the author of Coolies and Cane: Race, Labor, and Sugar in the Age of Emancipation (2006), winner of the OAH Merle Curti Award, and the editor of The Rising Tide of Color: Race, State Violence, and Radical Movements across the Pacific (2014). His new book, Menace to Empire: Anticolonial Solidarities and the Transpacific Origins of the US Security State, will be released by the University of California Press in February 2022.

Research/Teaching Areas: Asian American, Empire and Colonialism, Nationalism, Political History, Race and Ethnicity, United States


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    Professor of History, University of Washington