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David Roh is Professor of English at the University of Utah.  He is author of two monographs and co-editor of a collection: Minor Transpacific: Triangulating American, Japanese, and Korean Fictions (Stanford University Press, 2021; Honorable Mention in Literary Studies from the Association for Asian American studies), Illegal Literature (University of Minnesota Press, 2015), and Techno-Orientalism (Rutgers University Press, 2015).  He is currently working on Techno-Orientalism 2.0 (under contract, Rutgers University Press). His work has appeared in Law & Literature, MELUS, Journal of Narrative Theory, and Verge

He has taught at Old Dominion University, UCLA, and UC Santa Barbara. Before entering academia, he spent several years as a web designer for an Internet startup company. His foray into the IT industry lasted until the Dot Com bubble burst in spectacular fashion. He would parlay that experience, however, in shaping his research interests in new media studies, law and literature, contemporary American literature, and transnational Asian American literature.

He holds a BA in English from the University of California, Los Angeles, an Ed.M in Educational Technology from Harvard University, and an MA and Ph.D in English from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

He can be reached at: david.roh@utah.edu.