Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma
History PhD, 2001
Professor Faison’s first book, Managing Women: Disciplining Labor in Modern Japan, was published by the University of California Press in 2007. She is co-editor with Dr. Ruth Barraclough (Australian National University) of Sexing Class: Gender and Labor in Korea and Japan, which was published by Routledge in 2009. She teaches courses on East Asian and Japanese history, and in 2012 was the recipient of the Regents’ Award for Superior Teaching. She is currently working on a two book-length projects. The first is tentatively titled Transnational Technologies of Remembering: Atomic Experiments in Cold War America, Japan, and the South Pacific. The second is a social history in the form of a biography of the socialist feminist Yamakawa Kikue (1890-1980). For more information see Professor Faison's webpage, http://faculty-staff.ou.edu/F/Elyssa.Faison-1/.