Koji Lau-Ozawa

https://anthropology.stanford.edu/people/koji-lau-ozawa is a Phd candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Stanford University. His research focuses on the archaeology of the Japanese Diaspora, and in particular Japanese American incarceration sites from WWII. His dissertation focuses on the history and archaeology of the Gila River Incarceration Camp located on the land of the Gila River Indian Community, and the site where his grandparents were imprisoned. This research has been supported by the Wenner-Gren Foundation and the National Park Service Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant program and has appeared in the International Journal of Heritage Studies, International Journal of Historic Archaeology, World Archaeology, and elsewhere. Before Stanford, Lau-Ozawa received his MA at San Francisco State University and his undergraduate degree at the University of Edinburgh.

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