Vivian Yan-Gonzalez

Thomas D. Dee II Graduate Fellow, History, 2021-22
B.A., History, Comparative Literature, University of Southern California
M.A., History, Stanford University
Vivian Yan-Gonzalez

Vivian Yan-Gonzalez is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History focusing on race and politics in the 20th century United States. She studies the intersections of liberal and conservative thought, politics, and style among Chinese and Japanese American communities in her dissertation, "A Spectrum Apart: Conservatism in Asian America, 1920-1990."

Her other research interests include transpacific politics and culture; public history and digital humanities; and migration, travel, and mobility. She is a co-founder of the Critical Orientations to Race and Ethnicity workshop at the Stanford Humanities Center and a Thomas D. Dee II Graduate Fellow at the Lane Center for 2021-2022.