Hung
Cam
Thai

About

  Hung Cam Thai is Associate Professor of Sociology and Asian American Studies at Pomona College, and is currently serving as interim director for the Pacific Basin Institute. He recieved his B.A. from the Univeristy of Florida and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. He is primarily interested in issues of immigration, marriage markets, the Vietnamese diaspora, and transnationalism. He published a book on Vietnamese international marriages and is currently working on two projects.The first project is a 5-year ethnographic/interview-based project on "emergent transnationalism" in the globalizing city of Saigon, focusing on how overseas Vietnamese immigrants and foreigners living and working in that city alter class and gender relations. The second project is a short textbook, commissioned by Polity Press, on "immigrant families," focusing on the post-1965 era.