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November 6, 2023

Announcement of Dr. Scott Kurashige Stepping Down From Executive Director Role

Monday, November 6, 2023 – Scott Kurashige has announced that he is moving on from his position as Executive Director of the American Studies Association. The ASA wants to acknowledge Scott’s committed service to the Association in several capacities, as President-Elect (2018-19), President (2019-20), Past-President (2020-21), and then as our Executive Director starting in April 2022.

We’d like to begin with our thanks to Scott for having steered the organization into a period of greater financial stability and institutional growth. Furthermore, the successful Spring 2023 hire of two new Program Coordinators—one for Membership and Events and the other for Media ...(Read more)

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