Vincent Pham, Ph.D (2011)
Assistant Professor of Communication
Office: SBSB 2116
Dr. Pham received his Ph.D in Communication from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He conducts critical and theoretical analyses of media representations and public discourse, specifically focusing on the intersections of race, rhetoric, and media organizations within the Asian American community. Prior to graduate school, he was member in the Asian American Artists Collective in Chicago and co-wrote the closing show, “Mars, Marriage, and Mass DistrAction,” for the Chicago Asian American Showcase. He also co-authored “Asian Americans and the Media” with Professor Kent A. Ono for Polity Press. Dr. Pham’s current scholarship theorizes the multiple means and modes of communication Asian American media organizations use to constitute and represent themselves within U.S. society and how they are constructed and represented by public discourse and media within U.S. society. A motivating force for Dr. Pham is helping students cultivate good habits of citizenship through a rhetorical and cultural education.