Noriko Sanefuji

Noriko Sanefuji

Museum Specialist

Graduate work at American University
B.A., Randolph Macon Woman’s College

Research Specialties: 
  • Asian Pacific American History
  • Japanese Americans and WWII
Projects: 

Current Projects

  • Executive Order 9066: Japanese American Incarceration & WWII, Co-Curator
  • Immigration/Migration Initiative, Researcher
  • Annual Day of Remembrance programing

    Past Projects

    • Nisei Congressional Gold Medal Digital Exhibit (2015), Consultant
    • Hart-Celler Act: The Immigration & Nationality Act of 1965 (2015), Researcher
    • Sweet and Sour: The Americanization of the Chinese Restaurant (2010), Co-Curator
    • Creating Hawaii (2009), Co-Curator
    • Barriers to Bridges:  Asian American Immigration(2008), Co-Curator.
    • Exhibition commemorating the 30th anniversary of the end of the Southeast Asian War for the United States and the beginning of major growth in Vietnamese American communities (2007-2010).
    • Exhibition commemorating the centennial of large-scale recruitment of sugar plantation workers to Hawaii from the Philippines and the beginning of the Filipino American community (2006).
    • Miracles Under the Waves: Photographic Art of Akiyoshi Ito exhibiton (March–May 2005).
    • Kaho`olawe: Steadfast Love of the Land (June–September 2002).
    • On Gold Mountain: A Chinese American Experience (May–September 2001).
Professional Affiliations: 
  • Association for Asian American Studies
  • American Association of Museum
  • Japanese American National Museum
  • The Public Historian
  • Japanese American Veterans Association
  • Docent for the National Japanese American Memorial