(Bold entries are dissertations completed in the Program in American Culture)
- Sony Bolton, Crip Native Woman: Hispanic American Philippines and the Postcolonial Disability
- Wendy Sung, Sights of Racial Violence: New Media Technologies and Acts of Watching, Memory, and Legitimation
- Kiri Sailiata, The Samoan Cause: Colonialism, Culture and the Rule of Law
- Puspa Damai, Welcoming Strangers: Hospitality in American Literature and Culture
- Sharon Lee, The (Geo) Politics of Beauty: Race, Transnationalism, and Neoliberalism in South Korean Beauty Culture
- Lani Teves, We're All Hawaiians Now: Kanaka Maoli Performance and the Politics of Aloha
- Lee Ann Wang, Ethnographies of Legal Inclusion: Protection, Punishment and Legal Fictions of Asian Immigrant Women
- Brian Chung, Exceptional Visions: Chineseness, Citizenship, and the Architectures of Community in Silicon Valley
- Jason Chang, Imperialism: The Rise and Fall of Liberal Internationalism in US China Relations and the Origins of the Cold War, 1898-1945
- Dean Saranillio, Seeing Conquest: Colliding Histories and the Cultural Politics of Hawai'i Statehood.
- Jan Bernabe, Improbable Visions: Filipino Bodies, U.S. Empire and the Visual Archives.
- Robin Li, Being Good Chinese: Chinese Scholarly Elites and immigration in Mid-Century America.
- Chi-Ying Cheng, Bicultural Identities: Determinants, Processes, and Effects. (Psychology)
- Janna Kim, Sexual Socialization Among Asian Americans: A Multi-Method Examination of Cultural Influences. (Psychology)
- Belinda Kong, Species of Afterlife: Translation and Displacement in Twentieth-Century Chinese-English Contexts (Arthur Miller, Gao Xingjian, Maxine Hong Kingston, Amy Tan, Ha Jin). (English)
- Grace Wang, Soundtracks of Asian America: Music, Race, and National Belonging.
- Ming-Chuan Chang, Behavioral and Sociocultural Influences on Physical Activity among Asian-American Youth. (Health Sciences)
- Wendy Cheng, Overt and Covert Narcissism in Asian Americans, European Americans, and Asians. (Psychology)
- Nhi Lieu, Private Desires on Public Display: Vietnamese American Identities in Entertainment.
- Cynthia Wu, “The Mystery of Their Union”: Cross-Cultural Legacies of the Original Siamese Twins.
- Akane Zusho, Culture, Self, and Goals: An investigation into the motivational processes of bicultural Asian-American and Anglo-American college students. (Psychology)
- Nadia Kim, Guests in Someone Else’s House? Korean Immigrants in Los Angeles Negotiate American “Race,” Nationhood, and Identity. (Sociology)
- Grace Chow, The Cultural Context of Perfectionism and Psychological Outcome: Investigating a stress-mediated model with Asian American and European American students. (Psychology)
- Evelyn Flores, Rewriting Paradise : Countering Desire, Denial, and the Exotic in American Literary Representations of the Pacific. (English)
- Anna Pegler-Gordon, In Sight of America: Photography and U.S. Immigration Policy, 1880-1930
- Susan Sy, Parent Involvement and Children’s Transition to School in Asian American and European American Families. (Psychology)
- Damon Williams, Ethnic Identity, Integration and Academic Outcomes: A study of African American, Asian Pacific America, and Latino/a Students. (Psychology)
- Kimberly Alidio, Between Civilizing Mission and Ethnic Assimilation: Racial Discourse, United States Colonial Education, and Filipino Ethnicity, 1901-1946. (History)
- Barbara Won Kim, Race, Space, and Identity: Examining Asian American Racial and Ethnic Formations in the Midwest. (Sociology)
- Daryl Maeda, Forging Asian American Identity.
- Bruce Randel, Achievement Values: A Comparison of Asian American and European American Adolescents. (Educational Psychology)
- Dames, Vivian, Rethinking the Circle of Belonging: American Citizenship and the Chamorros of Guam. (English)
- Inkelas, Karen Kurotsuchi, Demystifying the Model Minority: The Influences of Identity and the College Experience on Asian Pacific American Undergraduates’ Racial Attitudes. (Sociology)
- Rapeepanchanok Thongthiraj, “To Be or Not To Be . . . Is the Question?” Race and Identity Transformations in Asian American Literature.
- Kimberly Ann Goyette, The College Attendance of Asian Americans. (Sociology)
- David Shih, Representation and Exceptionalism in the Asian American Autobiography (Sui Sin Far, Onoto Watanna). (English)
- Shipa Dave, Alien States: Colonial Fetishisms and Asian-American Migrations. (English)
- Reshela DuPuis, Documenting Community: Activist Videography in Hawai’i.
- Morris Young, Literacy, Legitimacy, and the Composing of Asian-American Citizenship. (English)
- Amy Kyung Wha Lee, Married Korean Women in the United States: Determinants of Employment in Comparative Perspective. (Sociology)
- LeiLani Nishime, Creating Race: Genre and the Cultural Construction of Asian-American Identity.
- Xianglei Chen, Educational Achievement of Asian-American Students: A Generational Perspective. (Sociology)
- Shi-Qui Cui, “Gender and Representation in Chinese New Cinema: A Cross-Cultural Analysis.
- Joseph D. Won, Yellowface Minstrelsy: Asian Martial Arts and the American Popular Imaginary.
- Thomas Fujita Rony, “They Did Me A Great Wrong”: History and Meanings of the Japanese American Exclusion and Incarceration.
David Mitchell, Conjured Communities: The Multiperspectival Novels of Amy Tan, Toni Morrison, Louise Erdrich, Julia Alvarez and Cristina Garcia.
K. Scott Wong, Encountering the Other: Chinese Immigration and Its Impact on Chinese and American Worldviews, 1875-1905. (History)
- M. Jeanne Swanson, The Impact of Acculturation Experiences on Five Southeast Asian Refugee Families in the United States: Implications for Adult Education.
- Mark Langberg, Residential Segregation and the Assimilation Process: The Case of Asian Americans in 1980. (Sociology)
- Jon Matsuoka, Vietnamese in America: An Analysis of Adaptational Patterns. (Sociology)