Founding Director, Asian American Literary Review
Dr. Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis is a founding director of the Washington, DC-based literary arts nonprofit The Asian American Literary Review, serving as co-editor-in-chief of its critically acclaimed literary journal and overseeing development of its global digital education project, the Mixed Race Initiative. He is also a consultant with the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, responsible for developing the Smithsonian’s first nationally touring pan-Asian Pacific American exhibition, “I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story,” and for coordinating the ongoing Smithsonian Asian-Latino Project, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian Latino Center. Since 2005 he has taught Asian American literature, Asian American film, and mixed race studies for the Asian American Studies Program at the University of Maryland. Dr. Davis received his Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Maryland.