Thuy Vo-Dang



Thuy Vo Dang is a professor of Information Studies at UCLA where she also co-directs the Community Archives Lab. Formerly the Curator for the Southeast Asian Archive (SEAA) at UC Irvine, she has a Ph.D. and M.A. in Ethnic Studies from UC San Diego and specializes in oral history, cultural studies, immigration and refugee studies, and community archives. She is co-author of A People’s Guide to Orange County (2022), a book that foregrounds stories of the region through a social justice lens, and Vietnamese in Orange County, a visual history book that documents forty years of the community (2015). Thuy has served on the VAALA Board of Directors since 2010 and also joined the Arts Orange County Board of Directors in 2016.