K Camacho

Keith L. Camacho earned a PhD in history and an MA in Pacific Islands studies from the University of Hawai`i at Manoa in 2005 and 1998, respectively. He also holds a BA in English literature and secondary education from the University of Guam, which was awarded in 1996.

Dr. Camacho is an assistant professor in Pacific Islander studies at the Department of Asian American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles. He is also a former research scholar of the Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies, University of Canterbury, Aotearoa New Zealand. Camacho’s book, Cultures of Commemoration: The Politics of War, Memory and History in the Mariana Islands, has been accepted for publication with the University of Hawai`i Press. His anthology, Engendering Empires: Militarism and Colonialism Across Asia and the Pacific, co-edited with Setsu Shigematsu, is forthcoming with the University of Minnesota Press. Camacho is now researching issues of crime, law and punishment in the Pacific Islands, as well as matters pertaining to the segregation of multi-ethnic communities in Southern California and elsewhere.