Areas of Expertise
American Literature, American Studies
Shawn Higgins’ research interests include senses in literature (sound, taste), cultural citizenship, and the culture of American higher education.
- Higgins, S. (2021). Bridges: United States Academia for First-Generation and International College Students. Temple University Press. https://temple.manifoldapp.org/projects/bridges
- Higgins, S. (2020, February 14). Earning a Distinguished Teaching Award: A Moment for Recognition and Reflection. The Scholarly Teacher. https://www.scholarlyteacher.com/post/earning-a-distinguished-teaching-a...
- Higgin, S. (2019, February 11). Sonic Contact Zones: An Interview with DJs Malt and Eat Paint in Koreatown, Los Angeles. Sounding Out! https://soundstudiesblog.com/2019/02/11/22188/
- Higgins, S. (2018). Orientalist Soundscapes, Barred Zones, and Irving Berlin’s China. Chinese America: History & Perspectives. 37-48. http://libproxy.temple.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.a...
- Higgins, S. (2018). (Review) Treaty Shirts: October 2034 — A Familiar Treatise on the White Earth Nation by Gerald Vizenor. American Indian Quarterly, 42(2), 271-273. http://libproxy.temple.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.a...
- Higgins, S., Haider, L., & Hurh, E. Resistance Among Incarcerated Japanese Americans during World War II. In F. Lin, C. Goulding, & A. Wang (Eds.), Korematsu Curriculum Videos Lesson Plans with Handouts (pp. 40-56). http://www.korematsuinstitute.org/
- Higgins, S. (2017). (Review) Where I Have Never Been: Migration, Melancholia, and Memory in Asian American Narratives of Return by Patricia P. Chu. China Review International, 24(3), 190-193. Link: http://libproxy.temple.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.a...
- Higgins, S. (2017). (Review) The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Protest Music After Fukushima by Noriko Manabe. MUSICultures, 44(2), 133-136. http://libproxy.temple.edu/login?url=https://www-proquest-com.libproxy.t...
- Higgins, S. (2015). (Review) Filipinos Represent: DJs, Racial Authenticity, and the Hip-hop Nation by Antonio T. Tiongson Jr. Journal of Asian American Studies, 18(2), 224-226. http://libproxy.temple.edu/login?url=https://www-proquest-com.libproxy.t...
- Ph.D. in English, University of Connecticut
- M.A. in American Studies, Columbia University
- B.A. in English, University of California, Riverside
- TESOL Certificate, University of California, Riverside
Assistant Professor of English (tenure-track), New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 2016-2018
- American Studies Association
- Association for Asian American Studies
- Japanese Association for American Studies