“I love the moments where your books really linger on their encounters with power.”
Josen Masangkay Diaz
Josen Masangkay Diaz is Associate Professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies and Affiliated Faculty in the Program in Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of San Diego. Her research and teaching focus on race, gender, colonialism, liberalism, and authoritarianism. Her book Postcolonial Configurations: Dictatorship, the Racial Cold War, and Filipino America (Duke University Press, 2023), analyzes the formation of Filipino American subjectivity within US-Philippine Cold War politics. Her next project theorizes Filipinx labor as a modality for studying political crises across locations and historical periods.