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Grace M. Cho

Associate Professor

Dr. Cho joined the faculty of Sociology-Anthropology in 2004 after completing her Ph.D. in Sociology and Women's Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center. She is the author of Tastes Like War, a finalist for the 2021 National Book Award for nonfiction and the winner of the 2022 Asian Pacific American Literature Award for adult nonfiction. Her first book, Haunting the Korean Diaspora: Shame, Secrecy and the Forgotten War was the recipient of a 2010 book award from the American Sociological Association. Her research interests include: collective trauma, war and militarism, carcerality, the social construction of mental illness, migration, labor, sexuality, performance, and food.

Degrees

BA, Brown University

Med, Harvard University

PhD, CUNY Graduate Center

Scholarship and Publications

Dr. Cho joined the faculty of Sociology-Anthropology in 2004 after completing her Ph.D. in Sociology and Women's Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center. She is the author of Tastes Like War, a finalist for the 2021 National Book Award for nonfiction and the winner of the 2022 Asian Pacific American Literature Award for adult nonfiction. Her first book, Haunting the Korean Diaspora: Shame, Secrecy and the Forgotten War was the recipient of a 2010 book award from the American Sociological Association. Her research interests include: collective trauma, war and militarism, carcerality, the social construction of mental illness, migration, labor, sexuality, performance, and food.

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Contact Information

Office: Building 4S Room 214
Fax: 718.982.3794