Thursday, April 9, 2009

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, 2018 (expected)
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey -- New Brunswick
Dissertation title (tentative): "Unification Re-Imagined: Mobilizing Queer Diaspora and Korean Nationalism toward Decolonization"


Master of Arts in Sociology, 2015
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey -- New Brunswick
Qualifying paper 1: "Named Subjects, Narrativizing Subjectivities: the Decolonial Politics of Zainichi Korean Naming"


Master of Science in Gender, Development and Globalisation, 2012
London School of Economics and Political Science
with Distinction 
Dissertation title: "Outing North Korea: Necropornography and Homonationalism"


Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, 2010
San Francisco State University
Summa Cum Laude (GPA 3.97)


Research and Teaching Interests

  • Global and transnational sociology 
  • Political sociology 
  • Postcolonial and Ethnic Studies 
  • Gender and Queer studies 
  • Environmental sociology
  • Asian and Asian American studies 
  • Social and cultural theory 

Academic Honors/Awards

Phillips G. Davies Graduate Student Paper Award
National Association for Ethnic Studies, 2014
Paper title: "Disaster Justice Feat. Research Justice"

Hood Recipient of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
San Francisco State University, 2010

Departmental Honoree, Department of Sociology
San Francisco State University, 2010

Distinguished Achievement Award, Department of Sociology
San Francisco State University, 2010

Publications

Eda, Haruki. Forthcoming. "The Archipelagos of Power and Resistance: Counter-Mapping Indigenous and Diasporic East Asia." In Stephens, Michelle and Martínez-San Miguel, Yolanda (Eds.). Forthcoming. Archipelagic Thinking: Towards New Comparative Methodologies and Disciplinary Formations. 

Eda, Haruki. 2015. “Disaster Justice: Mobilizing Grassroots Knowledge Against Disaster Nationalism in Japan.” In Jolivétte, Andrew (Ed.). 2015. Research Justice: Methodologies for Social Change. Bristol: Policy Press and Chicago: University of Chicago Press

Jolivétte, Andrew J. and Eda, Haruki. 2013. “Louisiana Creoles and Latinidad: Locating Culture and Community.” In Adekunle, Julius O. and Williams, Hettie V. (Eds.). 2013. Converging Identities: Blackness in the Contemporary African Diaspora. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press

Eda, Haruki. 2012. “Intimate Agency: A Radical Sexual Revolution.” In García, Noemi de Haro and Tseliou, Maria-Anna. (Eds.). 2012. Gender and Love. Oxford, UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press

Fellowships/Grants

2016-2018 Fellow, Rutgers Pre-Doctoral Leadership Development Institute, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey ($2,000 upon completion)

Graduate Fellowship for seminar on Archipelagoes ($18,000), Center for Cultural Analysis, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2015-16

Excellence Fellowship ($21,000-25,969/year stipend & tuition remission), Graduate School--New Brunswick, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2012-2017

Pre-Dissertation Award ($1,850), The Graduate School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2016

TA/GA Professional Development Fund, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey:
*$1,752, Spring 2015
*$400, Spring 2016

Sociology Department Research/Travel Small Grant, Department of Sociology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey:
*$600, Spring 2013
*$500, Spring 2015

Conference Travel Award, Graduate School--New Brunswick, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey:
*$100, Fall 2015


Conference Presentations

East Asia as Archipelagic: Rethinking Place, Decolonizing Maps
Paper to be presented at East Asia as Method: Culture, Knowledge, Space, October 2016, University of California, Berkeley, CA

National Unification Meets Queer Diaspora: Knowledge and Belonging in Transnational Korean Community Organizing
Paper presented at the 4th International Conference of NextGen Korean Studies Scholars (NEKST), May 2016, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

National Unification Meets Queer Diaspora: Multiple Subjectivities in Overseas Korean Community Organizing
Paper presented at Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens: An International Conference on Nationalism and Identity, October 2015, Humber College, Toronto, Canada

Named Subjects, Narrativizing Subjectivities: the Decolonial Politics of Zainichi Korean Naming
Paper presented at the Eastern Sociological Association Annual Meeting, February 2015, New York City

Disaster Justice Feat. Research Justice
Paper presented at the National Association for Ethnic Studies Annual Conference: Research As Ceremony: Decolonizing Ethnic Studies, April 2014, Mills College, Oakland, CA

Outing North Korea: Necropornography and Homonationalism
Paper presented at the Critical Ethnic Studies Conference: Decolonizing Future Intellectual Legacies and Activist Practices, September 2013, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL

Outing North Korea: Homonationalism and the Regime of the Closet
Paper presented at the International Feminist Journal of Politics 2nd Annual Conference: (Im)possibly Queer International Feminisms, May 2013, University of Sussex, UK

Battleground Beyond the Closet: Orientalist and Homonational Construction of "North Korea"
Paper presented at Battleground: American Studies Graduate Student Conference, April 2013, Rutgers-Newark, NJ

From "Community-Based" To "Community-Owned": A Case Study on Critical Participatory Action Research Methodologies
Paper presented at the British Sociological Association Annual Conference 2012, April 2012, University of Leeds, UK

Intimate Agency: A Radical Sexual Revolution
Paper presented at the 1st Global Conference: Gender and Love, September 2011, Oxford University, UK

"We Lost the War," But Who's "We?": Deconstructing Japan's Anti-War Education Discourse
Paper presented at the Critical Ethnic Studies Conference: the Future of Genocide, March 2011, UC Riverside, CA

Colonized Queer Male Desire: Heteronormative Racial Stereotypes in U.S. Gay Pornography
Paper presented at the 81st Annual Pacific Sociological Association Meeting 2010, Oakland, CA

Teaching Experience

Undergraduate Courses
Introduction to Sociology
Introduction to Social Research

Teaching Assistantship
Introduction to Sociology
Development of Sociological Theories
History of Asians in America
Second Year Compositon--Multilingual


Community Involvement


Japan Multicultural Relief Fund
Founding officer, 2011-present

Eclipse Rising (Zainichi Koreans in the U.S.)
Core Member, 2008-Present

Graduate Union of Sociology Students

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Undergraduate Committee Representative, 2016-2017
Co-Chair and Treasurer, 2013-2015
Colloquium Committee Representative, 2012-2013

Asians and Queers United for Awareness (AQUA)
San Francisco State University
Founder/President, 2007-2010

Asian Pacific Islander Queer and Questioning 25 and Under All together (AQU25A)
API Wellness Center
Peer Leader, 2007-2010

Work Experience

Rutgers Athletics Academic Support
Student-Athlete Tutor (sociology)
2014-present

Housing and Residential Services, San Francisco State University
Resident Assistant
2008-2010

Minakuchi Sports Center
Youth Coach (Swimming Instructor)
Koka, Japan
2002-2006

Languages

Japanese--Kansai dialect : native speaker
English: fluent 
Korean: intermediate 
Spanish: proficient in translation
Arabic: rudimentary (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages indicative band: A1)