Ann Matsuuchi


Instructional technology librarian & professor at LaGuardia Community College;

Academic Interests

free culture, libraries, science fiction, gender, AAPI studies, Wikipedia, queer theory, comic books, Samuel R. Delany, Melvin Van Peebles.


Instructional Technology Librarian & Professor, Library, LaGuardia Community College


BA, Philosophy & Religion – Hunter College, CUNY; MSLIS, Palmer School of Library and Information Science, Long Island University; MA, Liberal Studies/Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies – CUNY Graduate Center


– Book review: “Dangerous Visions and New Worlds: Radical Science Fiction, 1950 to 1985. Andrew Nette and Iain McIntyre, eds. Oakland, CA: PM Press, 2021.” College & Research Libraries 83.4 (2022): 697. Web. 10 Jul. 2022>

– Book chapter: “‘My Books Will Be Read by Millions of People!’: The LaGuardia Community College Octavia E. Butler Project on Wikipedia.” In Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler. With Ximena Gallardo C. Edited by Tarshia L. Stanley. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2019. ISBN: 9781603294157  [Via CUNY Academic Works, institutional repository]

– Book chapter: “Japanese American Internment.” In 25 Events that Shaped Asian American History: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic. Ed. Lan Dong. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC/CLIO, 2019. Pages 191-202. ISBN: 9781440860881.

– Encyclopedia entries: “Octavia Butler: SciFi Genius, Afrofuturist Mother” and “Wonder Woman.” In Shelly Eversley and Laurie Hurson (Eds.), Equality Archive. New York, 2016. 

– Encyclopedia entries: “Japanese American Internment,” “Gay and Lesbian Asian Americans,” and “George Takei.” In Lan Dong (Ed.), Asian American Culture: From Anime to Tiger Moms. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. March 2016.

– Matsuuchi, Ann, and Alexander Lozupone. “The Doctor’s Original Face: Watching Doctor Who Episodes As Buddhist Koans.Implicit Religion 18.4 (2015): 485-497.

– “Happily Ever After”: The Tragic Queer and Delany’s Comic Book Fairy Tale.” African American Review 48.3 (2015): 271-287. [Via CUNY Academic Works, institutional repository]

– “Wonder Woman Wears Pants: Wonder Woman, Feminism and the 1972 ‘Women’s Lib’ Issue.” Colloquy 24 (2012). [Via CUNY Academic Works, institutional repository]

– “The Critical Thinking Skills Initiative: An Information Literacy E-Learning Collaboration.” E-learning in Libraries: Best Practices. With Barbara Carrel, Jane Devine, and Steven Ovadia. Eds. Charles Harmon and Michael Messina. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2013. 

– “CUNY’s Critical Thinking Skills Initiative: Redesigning workforce education through information literacy learning.” With Irene Gashurov. ACRL College & Research Libraries News 74.2 (2013): 70-73.