Katherine Sylvie Arlene Achacoso

|Research Associate B
Academic Appointments

Research Associate B and Lecturer in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Dr. Katherine Achacoso (she/her/sija) is a queer daughter of the Philippine diaspora with ancestral ties to Surigao and Bohol. She was raised in the unceded territories of the Nishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, and Huron Wendant Confederacies in Tkaronto (The territories of the Treaty of the Dish with One Spoon). She recently completed her doctoral degree in the Department of American Studies at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, where she had areas of specialization and taught classes in Critical Indigenous Studies (Indigenous Feminisms) and Diaspora, Gender, and Sexuality. In 2022, she was appointed as the PROF Guarini Pre to Postdoctoral fellow in Asian American Studies, with a joint appointment in the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program at Dartmouth College. She has recent and/or forthcoming publications in Amerasia, ALON: the Journal for Filipinx American and Diaspora Studies, Hawaiʻi Review, and Nature Unfurled (an anthology on Asian American Environments under contract at the University of Washington Press).


Baker, Room 207
HB 6038


Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies


  • BA, University of Toronto
  • MA, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  • PhD, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa