Mire Koikari

Mire Koikari

College of Social Sciences Affiliations

Department of Women's Studies (WS)

  • Associate Professor
  • Building/Office: Saunders 721J
  • Phone: 956-8579
  • Fax: 956-9616

Non-College Affiliations

Center for Japanese Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa

  • Title: Affiliate Faculty Member

History

Education:
Ph.D. (Sociology). University of Wisconsin at Madison. August 1997
Concenetration: Gender Sociology, Political Sociology
Minor: Women's Studies

M.S. (Sociology). University of Wisconsin at Madison. May 1990

B.A. (English). Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan. March 1988.

eSyllabi

WS 360 (Fall 2015) : Pacific and Asian Women in Hawaii - Download
  Cross Listed: ES365

WS 439 (Fall 2015) : Feminist Theory - Download

WS 456 (Fall 2014) : Men and Masculinity in US culture - Download

WS 462 (Fall 2014) : Asian Women (Oral Desgination Focus) - Download

Publications

Cold War Encounters in US-Occupied Okinawa: Women, Militarized Domesticity, and Transnationalism in East Asia. Cambridge University Press. (2015)
  Type: Books of original scholarship–author/co-author

"'The World is Our Campus': Michigan State University and Cold War Home Economics in US-Occupied Okinawa." Gender and History. (2012)
  Type: Articles in international or national refereed journals

"'Japanese Eyes, American Heart': Politics of Race, Nation, and Masculinity in Japanese American Veterans' WWII Narratives," Journal of Men and Masculinities. (2010)
  Type: Articles in international or national refereed journals

Pedagogy of Democracy: Feminism and the Cold War in the United States Occupation of Japan, 1945 – 1952. Temple University Press. (2008)
  Type: Books of original scholarship–author/co-author

Awards & Honors

Japan Foundation Research Fellowship (2013) : Project Title: “The Gospel of Scientific Domesticity: Women, Militarism, and Cold War Transnationalism in the United Stated Occupation of Okinawa.

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (2012) : International Conference Project Grant. Conference Title: "Culture, Technology, and Transnationality in the Cold War Asia."

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Asia Program Fellowship (2011) : Project Title: "The Gospel of Scientific Domesticity: Women, Militarism, and Cold War Transnationalism in the United States Occupation of Okinawa."

UHM College of Social Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award (2007)