Graduate Student Directory

Meleia Whitaker Simon-Reynolds
  • Title
    • PhD Student
    • Teaching Assistant
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • History Department
    • History of Art/Visual Culture
  • Phone
    (949) 422-3374
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, Email me for Zoom Link!
  • Office Hours Spring 2020 Thursdays 4:00-5:00
  • Mail Stop History Department

Research Interests

  • US Empire in Hawai'i and the Philippines
  • Colonial Photography
  • Immigration/Migration
  • Hawaiian Plantation Labor 

Biography, Education and Training

Education 

  • B.A., History summa cum laude, University of California, Irvine

Teaching Assistant Experience 

  • History 80X: World War II Memories in the U.S. and Japan 
  • U.S. History 10A
  • U.S. History 10B
  • History 80Y: Grassroots Movements and Social Change

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • Social Science Research Council's Dissertation Proposal Development Program (SSRC-DPD) 2020
  • The Humanities Institute Summer Research Fellowship 2020
  • CITL Graduate Pedagogy Fellowship 2020 
  • Regent's Fellowship 2018-2019

Teaching Interests

  • 20th century United States History
  • US Empire
  • Immigration and Borderlands History 
  • Transnationalism 
  • Labor