Ashanti Shih

Assistant Professor of History
Portrait of Ashanti Shih

Ashanti Shih (she/her) earned a B.A. in History and Art Practice at the University of California, Berkeley (2011) and a Ph.D. in History from Yale University (2019). Her research focuses on Asian American environmental knowledges, Asian settler colonialism, and the history of environmental sciences in the twentieth-century Pacific and American West. Shih teaches Introduction to Asian American History, Asian American Women and Gender History, Asian American Social Movements, and Global Science and Empire.

BA UC Berkeley, PhD - Yale
At Vassar since 2022

Contact

845-437-5668

Box 150

Courses

HIST/ASIA 104 Introduction to Asian American History

HIST/STS/ASIA 249: Global Science and Empire, 1800-Present