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Nengher Vang

Assistant Professor, History & Political Science

Nengher Vang
Office: 268 Moore Hall
Address: Campus Box 848
(252) 335-3844
Fax: (252) 335-3683
nnvang@ecsu.edu
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Biography:
EDUCATION:

B.A., Sociology, Davidson College (1999); M.A.,Theology, Iliff School of Theology (2001); M.A., Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame (2002); Ph.D.,History, the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (2010).

TEACHING/RESEARCH INTERESTS:

U.S. empire/imperialism, race and ethnicity, immigration, Asian American history, oral history, human rights and genocide studies.

RESEARCH:

Dr. Vang’s research deals with the transnational politics of diasporic communities in the United States. He studies, specifically, the transnational politics of the Hmong, an ethnic minority who came to the United States in the 1970s as refugees from the Vietnam War. He has published an article on this topic entitled, “Political Transmigrants: Rethinking Hmong Political Activism in America,” in Hmong Studies Journal (2011): 1-46.

COURSES TAUGHT:

• GE 140: World Civilizations I • GE 141: World Civilizations II • Hist 256: American History Since 1877 • Hist 332: Global Religions • Hist 389: Oral History

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