Photograph courtesy of Zhejiang University

Hello, I'm Thúy Võ Đặng [pronounced 'twee voh dang'] 


I am a professor of Information Studies at UCLA, oral historian, arts advocate and author from Orange County, California.

One of the most vital ways we sustain ourselves is by building communities of resistance, places where we know we are not alone.”

-bell hooks

Research Publications

BOOK: A People's Guide to Orange County (2022)

BOOK: Vietnamese in Orange County (2015)

RESEARCH: read open access publications by Thuy on eScholarship

Archival and Oral History Pojects

PROJECT: Learning from our Asian American Pacific Islander Leaders

PROJECT: Visualizing our Identities and Cultures for Empowerment

Viet Stories: Vietnamese American Oral History Project

Public Engagements

Little Saigon TV Interview, 2013 (Vietnamese language)

"A County Forever Changed," Orange County Forum panel (2015)