Anat Schwartz, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Women’s Studies
CalState Dominguez Hills


Ph.D., East Asian Studies (Feminist Emphasis) – June 2022

University of California Irvine, School of Humanities, Irvine
Advisor Dr. Chungmoo Choi
Book (working title): Nonsynchronic Neo-Nomadic Feminism: Activism, Surveillance, and Digital Technologies in South Korea

B.A., Asian Studies, minor in Anthropology (cum laude) – May 2013

Temple University, School of Liberal Arts, Philadelphia, PA


Schwartz, Anat. “Cloud Backlash: Digital Sex Crimes and Anti-Feminism in South Korea.” Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture, and Social Justice (under review).

Schwartz, Anat. “Surveilled Bodies: Surveillance and Safety in South Korean Feminist Activist Spaces.” Korean Studies Journal Special Section: Reclaiming the Body in Contemporary South Korean Feminisms, edited by Soyi Kim and Anat Schwartz (under review, 2025).

Schwartz, Anat. “Acceptable Activism: The History of the Anti-Sexual Violence Movement and the Contemporary #MeToo Protests in South Korea.” In The Other #MeToos, edited by Iqra Shagufta Cheema(forthcoming, Oxford University Press, 2024).

Sok, Sarah Y. and Anat Schwartz. ““We are Korean People and We Must Speak Korean Well:” Parental Involvement in Five Korean American Families with Successful Heritage Language Maintenance.” In Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development (November 2021).

Kim, Gooyong and Anat Schwartz. “Eros Effects as Emergency Politics: Empathy, Agency, and Network in South Korea’s Sewol Ferry Disaster.” In Spontaneous Combustion: The Eros Effect and Global Revolution, edited by Jason Del Gandio and AK Thompson, 191-211. New York: SUNY Press, 2017.