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Jane Hong is Associate Professor of US history at Occidental College and the author of Opening the Gates to Asia: A Transpacific History of How America Repealed Asian Exclusion (University of North Carolina Press, 2019). She has led K-12 teacher seminars for the Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History, consulted for television programs including Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and American Idol, and penned op-eds for the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times. Hong’s current project, under contract with Oxford University Press, uses the history of Asian American evangelicals as a lens to explore intersections of race, religion, and politics since the 1970s. She received her Ph.D. in history from Harvard and her B.A. from Yale.