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Sadhna Diwan is an associate professor of social work and director of the Center for Healthy Aging in Multicultural Populations at San José State University, and is an Ethnogeriatrics Curriculum Specialist at the Stanford Geriatric Education Center, California. She has published several articles or book chapters on acculturation, health behaviors, and physical and psychological well-being among Asian Indian and Korean immigrant elders.

Barbara W. Kim is an associate professor in the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies at California State University, Long Beach. Her research areas include health care access and retirement planning for Korean Americans, and Korean popular culture. She is working on a book manuscript on 1.5/second generation Korean American families.

Daniel Kim is a senior research assistant to the Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs for the American Medical Association.

Jeehyun Lim is a Ph.D. candidate in English at the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently completing her dissertation on bilinguals in Asian American and Latino literature. Her research interests include Asian American Studies, Latino Studies, minority discourse, bilingualism and transnationalism.

Haiming Liu is a professor of Asian American Studies at California Polytechnic States University, Pomona. He is the author of The Transnational History of a Chinese Family by Rutgers University Press and many book chapters and articles on Asian Americans. He is presently writing on Chinese food and herbal medicine.

Daryl J. Maeda is the author of Chains of Babylon: The Rise of Asian America. He teaches Asian American studies and comparative ethnic studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder. [End Page 259]

Maire Mullins is a professor of English. She serves as Chair of the Humanities and Teacher Education Division at Pepperdine University and as Editor of the journal Christianity and Literature. A Fulbright Scholar to Japan in 1995 – 1996, she has published essays on Willa Cather, Hisaye Yamamoto, Walt Whitman, Isak Dinesen, and William Butler Yeats.

Celine Parreñas Shimizu is an associate professor of Asian American studies at the University of California Santa Barbara. She works as a filmmaker and film scholar. This article is part of her second book Straitjacket Sex Screens: Mapping Asian American Manhoods in the Movies (forthcoming from Stanford University Press) and was completed during her Visiting Faculty Fellowship at Stanford University's Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity in 2009-10.

Genzo Yamamoto is an assistant professor in the Department of History at Wheaton College.

Grace I. Yeh is an assistant professor of Ethnic Studies at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Her current research focuses on how ethnic American literary texts theorize race, publicity, and politics. She is also researching Asian American farming communities on California's Central Coast.

Xiaojian Zhao is an associate professor of Asian American Studies and history at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is the author of Remaking Chinese America: Immigration, Family, and Community, 1940-1965 (Rutgers University Press, 2002); Asian American Chronology (Greenwood Press, 2009); and The New Chinese America: Class, Economy, and Social Hierarchy (Rutgers University Press, 2010). [End Page 260]



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