artist info University of Washington

Tetsuden Kashima

Adjunct Professor, Sociology
Member, Canadian Studies Faculty

Ph.D., UC San Diego, 1975


A-519 Padelford
206-543-4358; 206-543-5401


Judgment Without Trial: Japanese American Imprisonment during World War II (University of Washington Press, 2002).

Buddhism in America: The Social Organization of an Ethnic Religious Institution, Westport CT: (Greenwood Press, 1977)

Teaching and Research Interests

  • World War II American and Canadian internment and incarceration sites
  • Asian American sociology and communities
  • Japanese American religious institutions
  • Japanese American attitudes and beliefs.



AAS 101 (Summer) Introduction to Asian American Cultures

AAS 370 Japanese American History and Culture

AAS 372 Internment Camps in North America: United States and Canada

AAS 380 Asian American Communities and Social Policies

AAS 498 Special Topics (occasionally)

AAS 499 Undergraduate Independent Study


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