Assistant Professor of American Studies
1040 Flanner Hall
- Race and Ethnicity
- Asian American Studies
- Critical Refugee Studies
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.