Kariann Akemi Yokota

Dr. Kariann Yokota
Associate Professor

Office: Student Commons Building, Room 3106

Mailing address:
CU Denver History Department
Campus Box 182
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

Physical Location:
1201 Larimer Street
Room 3102
Denver, CO 80204

Spring 2024 Office Hours: 7:30-11:00 am on Zoom Monday-Friday; and by appointment, please email me.

Expertise Areas:
Colonial & Early America, Ethnic Studies, Transatlantic History, Material & Visual Culture, Transpacific History, Cultural Studies, American Studies, Asian American Studies

Dr. Yokota received her Ph.D. in History from the University of California, Los Angeles and served as Assistant Professor of History and American Studies at Yale University before coming to the University of Colorado Denver. Yokota is the author of the widely acclaimed book, Unbecoming British, among other publications on topics of immigration and ethnicity. Dr. Yokota also teaches courses on immigration, ethnicity, and identity in the United States. She served as Chair for the CU Denver History Department from July 2016 to May 2018.