PhD Candidate, ABD; Editor, The Jivin’ Ladybug: A Skewered Journal of the Arts
Dissertation: “Alien Comforts: The Languages and Food of the Chinese Diaspora and Hawaiian ‘Locals’ in American Popular Culture”
Research Interests: American literature, food studies; slangs, pidgins, and creoles in the Americas; music in the Americas; creative writing
Publications: The Hunger in Our Eyes. Blaze VOX (2014).