Visiting Professor at UCLA, Spring 2005Nhung Tuyet Tran
is teaching two courses in the UCLA Department of History in Spring 2005, "Southeast Asian Crossroads," and "Constructing Gender in Southeast Asia." Prof. Tran is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the University of Toronto. She received her Ph.D. at UCLA and is currently writing a social history of women in Viet Nam, tentatively titled, "Vietnamese Women at the Crossroads of Southeast Asia: Gender and Society in the Early Modern Period." She is also working on a project that examines the social, economic and spiritual foundations of the early Vietnamese Catholic Church through the experiences of early converts.