Esther Kim Lee is Professor in the Department of Theater Studies at Duke University. She is the author of A History of Asian American Theatre (Cambridge University Press, 2006), which received the 2007 Award for Outstanding Book given by Association for Theatre in Higher Education. She is the editor of Seven Contemporary Plays from the Korean Diaspora in the Americas (Duke University Press, 2012). From 2013 to 2014, she was the Chief Editor of Theatre Survey. Her latest published book is The Theatre of David Henry Hwang (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015).