STEPH HINNERSHITZ, PH.D.
News & Resources
Recent Interviews and Essays
April 8, 2019
In this article I provide some historical context to the phrase "crimes involving moral turpitude" which appeared in the recent Nielsen v. Preap ruling.
November 12, 2018
I joined two legal scholars on a panel on birthright citizenship hosted by the City Club of Cleveland. Click the "Learn More" button to watch a recording of the event!
April 22, 2019
An invited guest post on Process, the Organization of American Historians' blog.
October 22, 2020
What lessons can professional military education learn from Executive Order 9066 and Japanese American Incarceration? In this War on the Rocks article I offer some suggestions!
June 10, 2021
In this essay for Arc Digital, I describe some of the day-to-day tragedies of Japanese American Incarceration
March 11, 2021
America has a long history of violence against Asian Americans and it is manifesting once again during the COVID pandemic. Learn more in this op-ed for Washington Post's Made By History blog!
April 4, 2021
Drawing on lessons from a 1979 Congressional hearing on Asian American civil rights, what comes next for political action against the most recent spike in anti-Asian discrimination and violence?
July 7, 2021
World War II shaped the culinary experiences of Japanese Americans in incarceration camps.
July 20, 2021
Soldiers and Marines urged fellow Americans to fight against anti-Japanese American racism at home as they were fighting for democracy overseas.
February 11, 2022
In this guest post for the Labor and Working Class History Association's Blog, I wrote about the complicated history of prison labor and prison strikes within the context of Japanese American Incarceration
February 19, 2022
Click on "Learn More" to watch a book talk I gave on Japanese American Incarceration: The Camps and Coerced Labor at the National WWII Museum
Read more to find out about the crucial role the Merchant Marine played in an Allied victory during the War!
December 13, 2021
The surveillance and detention of Italian Americans after Pearl Harbor is a little-known piece of WWII history.
October 15, 2021
Japanese Americans faced different circumstances in Hawaii following the Pearl Harbor attack than those of their counterparts on the mainland, but still experienced discrimination.
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