Field: Early-Modern Vietnamese History
Advisor: John Phan
Dan Nguyen is an History-East Asia Ph.D. student working on intellectual history of late-dynastic Vietnam, with a focus on literati discourse and culture during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Among his research interests are Vietnamese Neo-Confucianism, discourses of loyalism, the post-Ming Chinese diaspora in Vietnam, regional networks of literati clans, and dynastic historiography as it relates to state and identity formation.
Prior to joining the EALAC department, Dan received a B.A. in English literature and a B.A. in Music from the University of Houston.