Ma Vang

Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D., 2012 – University of California, San Diego
  • M.A., 2007 – University of California, San Diego
  • B.S., 2005 – Robert D. Clark Honors College, University of Oregon


Research Interests: 
  • Southeast Asian and Asian American histories and cultures
  • Hmong American Studies
  • U.S. history
  • Critical refugee studies
  • Race, gender and sexuality
  • War and U.S. imperialism and transnationalism


Graduate Division

Graduate Admissions:
Phone: (209) 228-4723
Graduate Funding:
Phone: (209) 228-4622
General Inquiries:
Phone: (209) 228-4723
Fax: (209) 228-6906
Mailing Address:
University of California, Merced
ATTN: Graduate Division
5200 N. Lake Road, SSB 310
Merced, CA 95343


Graduate Group

Graduate Group Chair: Kevin Dawson
(209) 756-4512
Graduate Group Coordinator: Monica Garcia

Additional Resources

Graduate Resource Center
Graduate Peer Mentor Program
Writing Services
Grad Student Association
Resolve a Conflict

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The first new American research
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