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Faculty Image Quan Manh Ha
Office: LA 213
Phone: 406.243.5231


Current Position:

Assistant Professor of American Literature & Ethnic Studies

Field Of Study:

20th-century & contemporary American literature, with an emphasis on race, ethnicity, and immigration issues; Vietnam War literature;  literary translation


FALL 2013

LIT 420 Critical Race Theory

LIT 391 Vietnamese Literature in English Translation



LIT 596 Graduate Independent Study: Vietnam & the Vietnamese Immigrant Experience in Literary Imagination

LIT 369  Short Fiction/Honors: American Short Stories since 1945

LIT 291 American Literature II

LIT 343 African American Literature: The New Negro / Voices of the Harlem Renaissance

LIT 201 Introduction to Literary Studies

LIT 301 Studies in Literary Forms: 20th-Century Multicultural American Fiction

LIT 304 U.S. Writers of Colors: Major Themes & Issues in Asian American Prose Narratives

LIT 300  Applied Literary Criticism


Ph.D. in American Literature, Texas Tech University, 2011

M.A. in English, Middle Tennessee State University, 2006

Post-M.Ed. Curricular Training in Literary Studies, Troy University, 2003-2004

M.Ed. in English/Language Arts, Troy University, 2003

B.A. in English Linguistics, University of Da Lat, Vietnam, 2000

Teaching Experience:

At Texas Tech University

Fall 2006-Spring 2011: Graduate Instructor  of English        

At Middle Tennessee State University

Fall 2004-Spring 2006: Graduate Writing Assistant; Research Assistant       

At Troy University (main campus)

Spring 2002-Spring 2004: Instructor of ESL, International Programs


At University of Da Lat

Summer 2004 & 2007: Visiting lecturer, Department of Foreign Languages

Fall 2000-Spring 2001: Instructor of English as a Foreign Language