Brent Fujioka

Assistant Director, Scholars & Fellows Programs and Director, Kessler Scholars

Brent Fujioka is a scholar and administrator that specializes in the development of academic programming and advising. Engaging with a diverse range of students at public and private universities across the United States, his work fosters the growth of inclusive intellectual communities by promoting academic excellence, engagement with experiential learning opportunities, highlighting the value of service learning and community engagement, and emphasizing the importance of student leadership.

An interdisciplinary scholar by training, he has previously taught courses in rhetoric and composition, literature, and developed specialized seminars in American Studies focused on popular culture and the visual representation of Asian Americans.

Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, he holds bachelor’s degrees in English, Journalism, and History from the University of Hawaii, a master’s degree in English from Washington State University, and a master’s degree and doctorate in American Studies from Brown University.