Associate Professor


  • Office Hours:

    Fall 2019 - Thursdays 1:00-1:50pm and by appointment
  • Role:

  • Position:

    • Associate Professor
  • Department:

    • Ethnic Studies
  • Education:

    • B.A. - Colorado State University, Ph.D. University of Hawaii, Monoa


RESEARCH: Race Relations in Fort Morgan

TEACHING: ETST 544/POLS National Identities and Nation Building, ETST 503 Contemporary Ethnic Studies Issues, ETST 501 Ethnic Studies History and Theory, ETST 404 Race Formation in the United States, ETST 320 Ethnicity and Film: Asian-American Experience, ETST 256 Boarder Crossings: People/Politics/Culture


Selected Publications:

Refereed Journal Articles

Whitehall, G. & Ishiwata, E. (2012). The international aesthetic of the Yasukuni Jinja and Yushukan Museaum. The New Violent Cartography: Geo-Analysis after the Aesthetic Turn (Interventions), 234-249.

Ishiwata, E. (2011). Probably impossible: multiculturalism and pluralisation in present-day Japan. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 37(10), 1605-1626.

Ishiwata, E. (2011). We're seeing people we didn't know exist: Katrina and the neoliberal erasure of race. The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina and the Politics of Disaster, 32-59.

Daum, C. and Ishiwata, E. (2009) Violent equalities: race, law, and the attack on Native entitlements. Law & Society, 44(3/4), 843-876.

Ishiwata, E. (2007). Keeping it real: race, theory, and the return to identity politics. Political Theory, 35(5), 666-675.

Ishiwata, E., 2004, Re-made in Japan: Nikkeijin Disruptions of Japan's Ethno-Spatial Boundaries. Japanstudien, 16, 91-117.

Ishiwata, E., 2002, Local Motions: Surfing and the politics of wave sliding. Cultural Values, 6(3), 257-272.