Mimi Khúc, PhD, is a writer, scholar, and teacher of things unwell. She is an adjunct professor of Asian American studies, American studies, religious studies, and women+gender studies, and Managing Editor of The Asian American Literary Review. She is the guest editor of Open in Emergency: A Special Issue on Asian American Mental Health, an arts and humanities intervention that works to rethink and decolonize Asian American un/wellness, and oversees the Open in Emergency Initiative, a multi-year national project that connects universities and community spaces to think together about the shape and scope of Asian American mental health.