Last updated on: 5/30/2013 | Author: ProCon.org

Franklin Odo, PhD Biography

Title:
Founding Director of the Smithsonian's Asian Pacific American Center
Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Government Allow Immigrants Who Are Here Illegally to Become US Citizens?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of May 30, 2013

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with advanced degrees in fields relevant to immigration. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to immigration.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor, “Asian Americans in the Public Eye,” University of Maryland, College Park, summer 2013
  • Distinguished Visiting Scholar, University of Hawaii, West Oahu, 2011
  • Wilson Center Expert, Public Policy, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2008
  • Founding Director, Smithsonian’s Asian Pacific American Center, 1997-2010
  • Former Chief, Asian Division, Library of Congress
  • Visiting Professor, History and American studies, University of Pennsylvania
  • Visiting Professor, History and American Studies, Hunter College
  • Visiting Professor, History and American Studies, Princeton University
  • Former Visiting Professor, History and American Studies, Columbia University
  • Former Professor, sociology and ethnic Studies, University of Hawaii, Manoa
  • Director, Asian American Studies, California State Long Beach
  • Associate Professor, California State University at Long Beach
  • Former Lecturer and Curriculum Coordinator, Ethnic Studies, University of California at Los Angeles
  • Professor, Occidental College, 1968
Education:
  • PhD, Princeton University, 1975
  • MA, East Asia Regional Studies, Harvard University, 1963
  • BA, Asian Studies, Princeton University, 1961
Other:
  • Recipient, Association for Asian American Studies Lifetime Achievement Award, Apr. 14, 2012
  • Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, Asian American Justice Center, 2010