Graduate School Student
Minh Huynh Vu is a third-year doctoral student in the Combined Ph.D. Program in American Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Broadly interested in everyday militarisms and material cultures of decay, discard, and decomposition in the ongoing aftermath of transpacific war, their current dissertation project traces the transits of the cardboard box as a technology of militarisms and markets, starting with Operation Babylift at the end of the War in Vietnam. On campus, Minh works as the Interim Assistant Director of the Asian American Cultural Center, a Graduate Writing Fellow at the Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning, and co-convener of the WGSS Working Group & Colloquium.