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Katherine Nasol

Dr. Katherine Nasol is a community-rooted researcher, educator, and organizer based in Oakland, California. Her scholarship & teaching centers on care & healing justice as it related to racial capitalism and critical immigration studies. She is the Senior Research Coordinator at AAPI Women Lead, where she facilitates community-driven research with an intersectional focus on violence, healing, and wellness for Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander women, girls, gender-expansive, and non-binary communities.

She earned her doctoral degree in Cultural Studies at University of California, Davis, and her bachelors degree from Stanford University  in International Relations and a minor with honors in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. Her work has been featured in American Behavioral Scientist, AAPI Nexus: Policy, Practice, and Community, and the Harvard Asian American Policy Review. ​​​​​​​

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