Theo Gonzalves

Theodore S. Gonzalves is the interim director of the Smithsonian’s Asian Pacific American Center. He is a curator in the National Museum of American History’s Division of Cultural and Community Life and a Smithsonian Senior Fellow. Gonzalves is the author of several books, including: Stage Presence: Conversations with Filipino American Performing Artists(2007),The Day the Dancers Stayed: Performing in the Filipino/American Diaspora (2009), Carlos Villa and the Integrity of Spaces(2011) and, with Roderick Labrador,  Filipinos in Hawaiʻi (2011). A member of the editorial boards for American Quarterly and Amerasia Journal, Gonzalves is a founding editorial board member of Alon: Journal for Filipinx American and Diasporic Studies.