LiLi Johnson

Position title: Assistant Professor, Gender and Women's Studies and Asian American Studies


3434 Sterling Hall, 475 N Charter St
Madison, WI 53706


LiLi Johnson is an Assistant Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies and Asian American Studies. She completed her Ph.D. at Yale University in American Studies with a certificate in Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies. Her research focuses on Asian American racial formation and multiculturalism, family and kinship, and cultural studies of science. Her dissertation and first book project, titled Family Conceptions: Technologies of Asian American Family Formation, theorizes different technological systems and non-biological forms of kinship to examine Asian American family formation from the twentieth century to the present.