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David Shih, Ph.D.

David Shih 2020
  • Professor
  • English

David Shih has been faculty in the Department of English at UW-Eau Claire since 1999. In 2008, he was appointed as UW-Eau Claire's first Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity Fellow and served as team leader for the campus' Equity Scorecard and Campus Climate Survey projects. He has organized programs for faculty on antiracist professional development and equitable search-and-screen practices. He was a faculty member and advisor for his campus' Social Justice Living-Learning Community and currently serves on its Hmong Studies Steering Committee. He has presented on his efforts throughout the UW System and nationally. He blogs on race and racism at his personal website as well as at Stanford University's digital humanities salon, "Arcade."

Teaching Interests
  • Asian American literature
  • Early American literature
  • Social Justice
  • Arts and Sciences Diversity Advisory Committee
Research and Creative Activities
  • Asian American Studies
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Critical Hmong Studies
  • Antiracist Professional Development
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan (English)
  • M.F.A., University of Oregon (Creative Writing)