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Victoria Huynh

Bio & Research Interests

Critical refugee studies, abolition feminism, Vietnamese & Southeast Asian diaspora




Victoria (Thanh Nguyen) is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. She’s a second-generation Vietnamese American who grew up in San Diego, CA. Her research and advocacy are rooted in Southeast Asian abolitionist organizing, and her fields of study include critical refugee studies, abolition feminism, trauma & memory, and Vietnamese & Southeast Asian Studies.

Victoria graduated from Brown University in 2019 with a B.A. in Ethnic Studies as a Mellon Mays Fellow & Beinecke Scholar. Outside of her work as a grad student and community organizer, she’s an avid reader and writer—you can find her work here!