Tuan Hoang
Division of Humanities and Teacher Education (HUTE)
Seaver College
Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 92804-3252


Office: CAC 100A
Phone: 310-506-4145
Email:
tuan.hoang@pepperdine.edu

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., History, University of Notre Dame, 2013
  • M.A., History, University of Notre Dame, 2006
  • B.A., Philosophy, summa cum laude, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, 1991

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

  • Pepperdine University
    • Assistant Professor of Great Books, 2015-present
    • Visiting Assistant Professor of Great Books, 2013-2015
  • California State University San Bernardino, Palm Desert Campus
    • Adjunct Lecturer, Department of History, 2011-2013
  • University of California, Riverside
    • Adjunct Lecturer, Department of History, 2009-2011 & 2015 (summer)
    • Visiting Scholar, Department of History, 2008-2009
  • University of Notre Dame
    • Instructor of Record, Department of History and the Writing Program, 2007-2008
    • Instructor of Record, Department of History, Summer 2006
    • Teaching Assistant, Department of History, 2003-2005

TEACHING

  • Pepperdine University
    • Great Books I, II, III, and IV
    • History of the American People
    • The Vietnam Conflict (directed study)
    • First-Year Seminar: Asian Immigrants in America
  • California State University San Bernardino, Palm Desert Campus
    • Foreign Relations of the United States
    • The Vietnam Conflict
    • U.S. History, 1945-1980
    • East Asia Since World War II
  • University of California, Riverside
    • The Vietnam Wars
  •  University of Notre Dame
    • The Vietnam War
    • The U.S. in the 1960s
    • First-Year Composition

PUBLICATIONS

See separate page.

PRESENTATIONS & CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION

See separate page.

RESEARCH GRANTS 

  • 2019-2020 – Seaver Research Council Grant, Seaver College, Pepperdine University
  • 2017-2018 & 2018-2019 – Dean’s Research Grant, Seaver’s Dean Office, Pepperdine University
  • 2014 – Special grant towards a project on Vietnamese American studies, Office of Research & Sponsored Programs, Pepperdine University
  • 2008-2009 – Kaneb Center Predoctoral Fellowship (for residency at University of California Riverside), University of Notre Dame
  • 2008 – Zahm Travel Grant, The Graduate School, University of Notre Dame
  • 2008 – Graduate Travel Grant, The American West Center, University of Utah
  • 2007 & 2008 – Graduate Travel Grant, The Association for Asian Studies
  • 2006 & 2008 – Robert E. Gordon Conference Presentation Grant, University of Notre Dame
  • 2006 – Best Graduate Essay Award, Center for Asian Studies, University of Notre Dame

GRANTS FOR TEACHING & MENTORING (at Pepperdine unless indicated otherwise)

  • 2019-2020 – Diversity and Inclusion Excellence Course Development Grant
    • For developing two new courses on Asian American history
  • 2018-present – Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SUPR)
    • 2019: Jerry Grimm
    • 2018: Rachel Simmons
  • 2016-2017 – Faculty Teaching Half Grant, The Diane and Guiford Glazer Institute for Jewish Studies
  • 2016-present – Academic Year Undergraduate Research Initiative Grant (AYURI)
    • Spring 2016: Raquel Grove 
  • 2014-present – Faculty/Student Mentor Program, Seaver Dean’s Office
    • Spring 2018 & Fall 2018 & Spring 2019: Makenzie Daggett
    • Fall 2016 & Spring 2017 & Fall 2017: Katrina Winnett
    • Spring 2015 & Fall 2015 & Spring 2016: Rachel Siegman
    • Fall 2014: Jael Villalobos
  • 2007-2008 – Graduate Teaching Fellowship, University Writing Program, University of Notre Dame

SERVICE TO INSTITUTIONS (at Pepperdine University unless indicated otherwise)

  • 2018-present – Seaver Diversity Council
  • 2018-2019 – University Diversity Council
  • 2017-present – HUTE division faculty advisor, Global Tides
  • 2017-2018 – Pre-tenure mentor of first-year tenure-track cohort at Seaver College
  • 2017 (January 29-30) – Thomas P. Johnson Visiting Scholar, Rollins College
  • 2016-present – Faculty editor, HUTE division newsletter The Interlocutor
  • 2017-2018 – HUTE representative of assessment coordinators, Office of Institutional Effectiveness
  • 2016-2017 – University Athletic Committee 
  • 2016-2017 – Seaver Assessment of Learning Team (SALT)
  • 2015-2017 – Team of General Education Learning Innovators (GELI)
  • 2013-present – Faculty liaison among the Great Books Program, Project Serve, and L’Arche Seattle
  • 2006-2007 – Graduate member, Search committee for South Asianist position, Department of History, University of Notre Dame

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION

  • 2019-present – Annual Proceedings Editor, Association for Core Texts and Courses
  • 2018-present – Executive Committee member & treasurer, Vietnam Studies Group
  • Referee of article manuscripts for:
    • Association for Core Texts and Courses (annual proceedings)
    • Gender, Place and Culture
    • Journal of Vietnamese Studies
    • Journal of Women’s History
    • Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth
    • Monash Asia Series
    • SOJOURN: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Association for Asian Studies
  • Association for Core Texts and Courses
  • Vietnam Studies Group

 NON-ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

  • 2012-2013 – Interim Community Coordinator, L’Arche Wavecrest Community, Orange, CA
  • 1999-2001 – Caterer, Food and Nutrition Department, Northwest Hospital, Seattle, WA
  • 1991-1999 – Live-in assistant & house leader, L’Arche Noah Sealth Community, Seattle, WA