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Rachel Lim

Visiting Assistant Professor
Areas of Speciality
  • Modern Mexico
  • Race, Ethnicity and Immigration
  • Asian American
  • (979) 845-7151
  • Glasscock 103B
Professional Links
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley 2021

Research Interests

Rachel Lim is an Accountability, Climate, Equity, and Scholarship (ACES) Fellow and a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of History. Her research and teaching interests include migration, diaspora, globalization, gender, and comparative race and ethnicity at the intersection of Asia and the Américas. Her current book project, Itinerant Belonging: Korean Transnational Migration to and from Mexico, uses interdisciplinary research methods to examine the history of Korean migration to Mexico, from the twentieth century to the present.

Rachel received her PhD in Ethnic Studies from the University of California, Berkeley and has written for multiple scholarly and popular venues, including The Journal of Asian American Studies, Verge: Studies in Global Asias, and The Washington Post.