Advancing excellence through faculty diversity

Kelly Nguyen


B.A., Classics and Archaeology, Stanford University; Ph.D., Ancient History, Brown University


Vercingetorix in Vietnam: Classical Inheritance and Vietnamese Ambivalence

Thesis Advisor:

Johanna Hanink, Professor of Classics, Brown University

Research Topic:

Developing a book manuscript from my dissertation research on the racialization of classical antiquity by Western empires and its subsequent reappropriation by Vietnamese communities to counter (neo)imperialism from the mid-19th century to the present.


James Porter, Professor of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley

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