Vivien

Vivien Chang

Field & Specialties

US Foreign Relations
Cold War International
Empire and Decolonization
Modern Africa

Education

M.A., University of Virginia, 2018

M.A., University of British Columbia, 2016

B.A., University of British Columbia, 2013

Biography

Vivien Chang is a Ph.D. candidate in international history, advised by William Hitchcock. Her work focuses on decolonization, development, African nationalism, global governance, and the Cold War in the Third World.

Publications

Review of More Than a Doctrine: The Eisenhower Era in the Middle East by Randall Fowler, Passport: Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Review (January 2019)

Current Research

Dissertation in progress: "Creating the Third World: Anticolonial Diplomacy and the Search for a New International Economic Order, 1960-1974"

Awards & Honors

Doctoral Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2017-2021)

Moody Research Grant, Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library (2019)

Buckner W. Clay Research Grant, Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures (2019)

Stuart L. Bernath Dissertation Research Grant, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (2018)

Dumas Malone Research Fellowship, UVa Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs (2018)

Research Fellowship, Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation (2016-2017)

Joseph-Armand Bombardier Master’s Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2015-2016)

Courses Taught

"The Second World War" (as Teaching Assistant), Spring 2018

"America and War Since 1900" (as Teaching Assistant), Fall 2017