U.S. History: Virginia History, American Indian History, 20th Century U.S., and Museum Studies
Mika Endo earned her B.A. and M.A. at Doshisha University and her PhD in history at George Mason University. Her PhD dissertation titled "Redefining Race: Virginia’s Racial Integrity Act of 1924 and American Indian Identification” explores the implementation of the 1924 Act and the damage to indigenous communities, as well as how Native Americans reacted against the law and fought to claim their racial identity as Indians. She is pursuing her teaching career as an adjunct instructor at the Department of History and INTO Mason at George Mason University. She is passionate in teaching history to both domestic and international audiences.
“‘The Word ‘Mixed’ Without the ‘Indian’ Would be Better’: Virginia’s Racial Integrity Act and the Destruction of Indian Race in the Early Twentieth Century,” Native South, Vol. 7, University of Nebraska Press, August 2014.
Provost's Summer Research Fellowship, George Mason University, 2018, 2020
Travel Research Grant, George Mason University, 2019
Fulbright Foreign Student Program, 2013
HIST 125, Recitation for Introduction to World History, Fall 2018, Spring 2019
HIST 125, Introduction to World History, Fall 2021, Summer 2022, Fall 2022
INYO 504, Graduate Transitions for International Students, Fall 2022
Ph.D. in History, George Mason University, 2022
Master of Arts in American Studies, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, 2011
Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, 2009
"Teaching Virginia History to Diverse Students,” Virginia Forum 2023, Shepherd University, March 18, 2023.
Radio interview, Kazuo Senou's Paradaise Kyoto, Kyoto Broadcasting System Radio Program, June 29, 2018, https://www.kbs-kyoto.co.jp/radio/para/archives/2018/06/.
Radio interview, Koichi Takeuchi's Zukyun, Kyoto Broadcasting System Radio Program, August 21, 2017.
Radio interview, Koichi Takeuchi's Zukyun, Kyoto Broadcasting System Radio Program, January 23, 2017.
Radio interview, Koichi Takeuchi's Zukyun, Kyoto Broadcasting System Radio Program, November 7, 2016 and November 14, 2016.