Mary Lui

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Professor of American Studies & History
Office: 
HGS 2689
Phone: 
203-432-8288
Fields of interest: 

Asian American history; US urban history; Race & ethnicity; Immigration, gender and sexuality

Bio: 

Mary Lui is Professor of American Studies and History. Her primary research interests include: Asian American history, urban history, women and gender studies, and public history. She is the author of The Chinatown Trunk Mystery: Murder, Miscegenation, and Other Dangerous Encounters in Turn-of-the-Century New York City (Princeton University Press, 2005). The book uses a 1909 unsolved murder case to examine race, gender, and interracial sexual relations in the cultural, social and spatial formation of New York City Chinatown from 1870-1920.

Period: 
Modern
Recent
Geography: 
US
Thematic: 
Cultural
Gender & Sexuality
Race & Ethnicity
Social