Faculty and Staff

Faculty


Chong Moua, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Hmong Studies
Department of History
Contact: mouac@uwosh.edu

Her research interests center around the question of how immigration, race, gender, citizenship, and U.S. empire produce discourses of cultural and national belonging in 20th century U.S. history. She teaches several Hmong Studies courses including: Anthropology 103: Introduction to Hmong/American Studies, Hmong Studies 230: Memory and Trauma, and History 210: Vietnam War Culture. She completed her doctorate in the History Department at UW Madison, with a dissertation entitled “Refugee Cosmopolitanism: Hmong Refugees and a Critical Stateless Perspective.”

Choua P. Xiong, Ph.D 

Assistant Professor of Hmong Studies
Department of Anthropology, Global Religions, and Cultures
Contact: xiongc@uwosh.edu

Her research approach is informed by her activism as a motherscholar in Southeast Asian community-based educational spaces, schools, and higher education. She leads various community-based participatory action research (CBPAR) projects that center the perspectives of minoritized communities and the roles they play in educating youth about schooling, political participation, and belonging. She teaches a range of courses in Hmong Studies and Educational Studies that examine displacement, race and racialization, gender, and stateless and non-state community and home-making.

Staff

Mai Chong Yang

Project Coordinator of Los Tsev: Cia Siab Exhibit & UWO Paj Ntaub Research
Department of Anthropology, Global Religions, and Cultures
Contact: yangm82@uwosh.edu

Mai Chong Yang (she/her/hers) is a UW-Oshkosh alumna with a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and a Hmong Studies Certificate. She is also the project coordinator for UW-Oshkosh NSF grant project, an extension of the Paj Ntauj project, as well as the Los Tsev: Cia Siab Traveling Exhibit. Mai Chong hopes this project receives the acknowledgement of Hmoob American college students’ experiences in higher education and continue to advocate and support underrepresented minorities. 

Angelee Hammond 

Department Assistant
Sage Hall 3003 | (920) 424-7065
Bachelor of Arts from UW Oshkosh | Human Services
Email: hammond@uwosh.edu

Employed with UW Oshkosh since 1995, Angelee currently works for the College of Letters and Science. She supports the following departments and programs: African American, Chicana/o & Latina/o, Environmental, Hmong, Indigenous,  International & Global, Social Justice, and Women’s & Gender Studies; Advertising, Multimedia Journalism, & Public Relations; History;  Philosophy; Political Science, and Sociology & Public Administration.

Melissa Giddings

Department Assistant
Office: Sage 3464 | Phone: (920) 424-7065
Email: giddingsm@uwosh.edu

Melissa is a Department Assistant alongside Angelee for the College of Letters and Science. She provides support for budgets, purchasing, and scholarship for the following departments: African American, Chicana/o & Latina/o, Environmental, Hmong, Indigenous, International & Global, Social Justice, and Women’s & Gender Studies; Advertising, Multimedia Journalism, & Public Relations; History; Philosophy; Political Science, and Sociology & Public Administration.