Rachel C. Lee

Rachel C. Lee is associate professor of English and Women's Studies and acting director of the Center for the Study of Women at UCLA. She is the author of The Americas of Asian American Literature: Gendered Fictions of Nation and Transnation (Princeton University Press, 1999) and co-editor of the volume Asian America.Net: Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Cyberspace (Routledge, 2003). A member of the University of California Humanities Research Institute's working group on Feminism and Technology -- exploring info- and biotechnology in relation to feminist pedagogy -- she is editing a special issue of the online journal titled The Scholar and the Feminist as well as a print anthology, A Companion to Asian American and Pacific Islander Literature and Culture (Routledge, 2014). She regularly teaches a course on "tactility" that explores the history and currency of haptics research in relation to visual culture, poetry, novels, and theories of embodiment.