Daryl J. Maeda is Assistant Professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies and is currently conducting research and revising his book, Asian American Cultural Formation, which examines Asian American identities and cultural productions from the 1930s to the 1970s. He received an M.A. from San Fransisco State University in Ethnic Studies as well as both an M.A. and his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan in American Culture. His current scholarly interests include comparative ethnic studies, Asian American studies, American radicalism, history of the 1960s, and social movements. In addition, he has conducted research on Japanese American incarceration during World War II.