Jennifer Huynh

Jennifer Huynh

Assistant Professor of American Studies

jhuynh1@nd.edu

Research Interests

  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Asian American Studies
  • Immigrant Integration, Transnationalism, and Diaspora

Jennifer Huynh is an Assistant Professor of American Studies. Huynh earned her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and her Ph.D from Princeton University. Prior to coming to Notre Dame, she worked as a sociology instructor in northeast China and as a lecturer in Asian American Studies at Northwestern University. Huynh is currently working on a book manuscript, titled The City Within: Growing Up Vietnamese in Little Saigon, which examines the experiences of the children of Vietnamese refugees and their parents in Southern California. As part of this project, she recently completed a study of more than 600 transnational Vietnam-U.S. community organizations, and their development work and ties to the U.S. She is second-generation Vietnamese from Southern California. 

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