Dr. Lily Anne Welty Tamai teaches at UCLA in the Asian American Studies department. She earned a doctorate in History from the University of California Santa Barbara. Dr. Tamai conducted research in Japan and in Okinawa as a Fulbright Graduate Research Fellow and is also a Ford Foundation Fellow. Her forthcoming book is titled, Military Industrial Intimacy: Mixed-race American Japanese, Eugenics and Transnational Identities, which documents the history of mixed-race American Japanese born after World War II and raised during the post-war period. She co-edited Shape Shifters: Journeys across Terrains of Race and Identity.