PhD Candidate Social Work
Research Interests Dispora, immigration, settlement, subject formation, national identity construction, cold war epistemology
Dissertation Title:  Ethnography of the Vietnamese community dynamics as related to the Canadian national identity formation
Conference Presentations: 

  • “The Vietnamese Subject in Canadian Social Work Literature.” YCAR Third International Graduate Student Conference: Changing Asia in the Globalizing World: Boundaries, Identity, and Transnationalism, York University, Toronto. May 1-2, 2015
  • “Case Study o the Vietnamese in Toronto: Representations of Identity.” Engaging with Vietnam, 6th Annual Conference, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA. November 5-7, 2014.
  • “Legacy of Cold War logics: Vietnamese Canadians integrated as enduring refugees.” Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, York University, Toronto. May 16 – 18, 2012
  • “Contestations played out along lines of available discourses within the Vietnamese diaspora.” Annual Centre of the Refugee Studies Graduate Student Conference. York University, Toronto. April 27 – 28, 2012.