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Naomi Paik

Assistant Professor Ph.D., American Studies, 2009, Yale University

Assistant Professor of American Studies
Naomi Paik



Current Book Project

Rightlessness: Testimonies from the Camp in the Era of Rights Ascension. Book manuscript under review. 

Peer Reviewed Articles 

“Education and Empire, Old and New: H.R. 3077 and the Resurgence of the U.S. Imperial University." Cultural Dynamics, 25:1 (March 2013): 3-28.

“Carceral Quarantine at Guantánamo: Legacies of U.S. Imprisonment of Haitian Refugees, 1991-1994.” Radical History Review, 115:1 (Winter 2013): 142-168.  Special Issue on “Haitian Lives/Global Perspectives,” edited by Amy Chazkel, Melina Pappademos, and Karen Sotiropoulos.

“Testifying to Rightlessness: Haitian Refugees Speaking from Guantánamo.” Social Text, 28:3 (Fall 2010): 39-65. Special issue on “Dislocations Across the Americas,” edited by Micol Siegel and David Sartorius.   

“Living in a Dying Situation’: Preserving Life at Guantánamo.” Article in Progress (2013).


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