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Stephanie Hsu

Associate Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

English - NYC

  • @New York City


PhD , New York University , New York, NY , 2009

MA , New York University , New York, NY , 2008

BA , Columbia University , New York, NY , 2001
English and Comparative Literature

Awards and Honors

  • Pace University LGBTQA and Social Justice Center, 2013 - LGBTQA Educator of the Year


Hsu, S. (2013). "'Transsexual Empire,' Trans Postcoloniality: The Biomedicalization of the Trans Body and the Cultural Politics of Trans Kinship in Northeast Asia and Asian America". The Scholar and Feminist Online. Vol 11 (Issue 3) http://sfonline.barnard.edu/life-un-ltd-feminism-bioscience-race/transsexual-empire-trans-postcoloniality-the-biomedicalization-of-the-trans-body-and-the-cultural-politics-of-trans-kinship-in-northeast-asia-and-asian-america/

Hsu, S. (2013). "The Ontology of Disability in Chang-rae Lee's _The Surrendered_". Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies. Vol 7 (Issue 1)

Hsu, S. (2011). "Ethnicity and the Biopolitics of Intersex in Jeffrey Eugenides's _Middlesex_". Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS). Vol 36 (Issue 3)

Hsu, S. (2010). "Exotic Spectacle in _Tara's Crossing_, a Transgender Asylum Narrative. David A. Powell and Tamara Powell (Eds.), _Queer Exoticism_. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.


  • CLAGS: The Center for Queer Studies [Board Member] 2013
  • Q-WAVE [Co-founder] 2004
    Grassroots social and political organization for lesbian, bisexual, queer, and questioning women and trans people of Asian/Pacific Islander descent in NY, NJ, and CT


  • Dyson Houses: ACE House for Asian American Culture Enthusiasts [Faculty Advisor]
  • Dyson Faculty Assembly (DFA) Faculty Affairs Committee [Committee Member]


  • The Pace Press student newspaper [Faculty Advisor]
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