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
    • McHenry Library, McHenry Library Cafe
  • Office Hours Fall (2020) Tuesdays 10:00-11:00 or by appointment
  • Mail Stop History Department

Research Interests

  • Colonization of Hawai'i and the Philippines
  • Colonial Photography
  • Pilippinx Identities 
  • Immigration 
  • Hawaiian Plantation Labor 
  • Transnational Families 

Biography, Education and Training

Education 

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

Teaching Assistant Experience 

  • World War II Memories in the U.S. and Japan 
  • U.S. History 10A
  • U.S. History 10B

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • Regent's Fellowship 2018-2019
  • UCOP 2019-2020

Teaching Interests

  • United States History
  • Colonial and Post-Colonial History 
  • Empire
  • Immigration and Borderlands History