Nu-Anh Tran of the University of Connecticut as she appears in a video series for the Choices Program.

Nu-Anh Tran

University of Connecticut, Storrs

Nu-Anh Tran is an Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies at the University of Connecticut, Storrs. She is a historian of modern Vietnam and teaches on the history of Southeast Asia, Vietnam, and the Vietnam War. Her first book, Disunion: Anticommunist Nationalism and the Making of the Republic of Vietnam (University of Hawaii Press, 2022), examines the highly factional politics of the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) in the 1950s and 1960s. She is also the co-editor of Building a Republican Nation in Vietnam, 1920-1963 (University of Hawaii Press, 2022, co-edited with Tuong Vu), a collection of research essays about the development of republicanism in Vietnam from the colonial period to the early Vietnam War. Before coming to the University of Connecticut, she taught at the Asian University for Women in Bangladesh and was a visiting scholar at Academia Sinica in Taipei, Taiwan. She holds a Ph.D. and M.A. from UC Berkeley and a B.A. from Seattle University.

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