Vivien Chang

Field & Specialties

US Foreign Relations
Cold War International
Empire and Decolonization


M.A., University of British Columbia, 2016

B.A., University of British Columbia, 2013

Vivien Chang is a Ph.D. student 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.

Awards & Honors

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

Dumas Malone Graduate Research Fellowship, Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation (2018)

Graduate Dissertation Fellowship, Global South Lab, Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures (2017-2018)

Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Research Fellowship, UVa Office of the Vice President for Research (2017, 2018)

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

Research and Professional Development Award, UVa Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (2016)

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

Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
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Charlottesville, VA 22904


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