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Vy T. Dao
Doctoral Student
437 Newcomb Hall


Research Interests

Qualitative Methods, Race and Ethnicity, Asian American Identity, Immigrant Communities, Sociology of Disaster


Title: Reflections on the Water: A Qualitative Analysis of Vietnamese Community, Organizations, Cultural Identity Projects Post Disaster in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama

Committee: Carl L. Bankston III, PhD (chair), Joel A. Devine, PhD and Diane Grams, PhD

Recent Publications

Lichtveld, Maureen Y. and Vy Thuc Dao. 2013. “The Versailles Social Movement and Implications for Asian American Environmental Health in Post-Katrina New Orleans” in The Handbook for Asian American Health. Grace Yoo, Mai Nhung Le and Alan Oda (editors). New York: Springer Publishing.

Dao, Vy Thuc. 2012. “The Vietnamese in Mississippi” in Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi. Barbara Carpenter and Shanna Walton (editors). Jackson, MS: University of Mississippi Press.

Dao, Vy Thuc and Carl L. Bankston III. 2010. “Vietnamese” in Language Diversity in the United States. Kim Potowski (editor). New York: Cambridge University Press.