Sang Chi

Dr. Sang Chi

History Department Chair
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Dr. Sang Chi teaches U.S. History, Asian American History, and the Practice of History. He received an MA in Asian American Studies from UCLA and a PhD in History from the University of California, Berkeley. His areas of expertise include U.S. Race and Ethnic History, early Cold War History, Comparative Urban History, and Asian American History. Dr. Chi is currently the History Department Chair, but has served on the Curriculum Committee, overseen the History Department's Oral History Internship Program, and received a two year California Humanities Community Stories grant. Working with a group of twelve SMC students, Dr. Chi produced a documentary on the 1992 Los Angeles Riots called Saigu Remembered. 

Course Offerings

  • History 11: United States History Through Reconstruction
  • History 12: United States History Since Reconstruction
  • History 47: The Practice of History
  • History 62: Asian-American History

Publications

Books and Essays

Chi, Sang, and Emily Moberg Robinson. Voices of the Asian American and Pacific Islander experience. Vol. 1 Vol. 1. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2012

Chi, Sang, and Emily Moberg Robinson. Voices of the Asian American and Pacific Islander experience. Vol. 2 Vol. 2. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2012. 

Chi, Sang. "The Origins of Contemporary Korean Immigration." In Koreans in America: history, identity, and community, edited by Grace Yoo, 47-61. San Diego, CA: Cognella, 2013.