Linh Nguyen

Contact Information

Voice (657) 278-7014

Dept: 657-278-3534

Department Address

Office: Humanities 830-E

Linh Khanh Nguyen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Vietnamese and Vietnamese Program Coordinator


I am a cultural anthropologist with research interests in the anthropology of mobilities, social class, and gender in contemporary Vietnam. At CSU Fullerton, I teach courses on Vietnamese culture and language in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. I am also the coordinator of the Vietnamese Studies Program


2016, Ph.D. in Anthropology, Syracuse University

2014, M.A. in Anthropology, Syracuse University

2004, B.A. in Sociology, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Research Areas

Anthropology of mobilities. Migration and displacement in place. Anthropology of ethics and morality. Gender and class studies. Maritime studies. Feminist theories. Vietnam studies.

Courses Regularly Taught

Vietnamese culture, history, literature, and language


Nguyen, Linh. 2016, ‘Women as Fish: Rural Migration and Displacement in Vietnam’ in Connected and Disconnected in Vietnam: Remaking Social Relations in a Post-socialist Nation, edited by Philip Taylor, 109-140. Canberra: Australian National University Press.

Nguyen, Linh & Harris, Jack. 2009, ‘Extramarital relationships, Masculinity, and Gender Relations in Vietnam.’ Southeast Review of Asian Studies, vol. 31, 127-142.