Minh-Ha T. Pham

Assistant Professor, Cornell University

Minh-Ha T. Pham is an assistant professor in the History of Art and Visual Studies Department and the Asian American Studies Program at Cornell University. She’s completing a book that examines personal style blogs and the political, social and aesthetic arrangements of race, gender and expertise in social media’s economy of "DIY capitalism." Her writings on the politics and economies of fashion, race and technology have been published in a wide array of forums from academic journals to popular and political magazines and her research has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NPR, San Francisco Chronicle, the Chronicle of Higher Education, Hyphen magazine and WNYC, among other media sites. She is also co-founder of a research blog on the politics of fashion called Threadbared and is curator of a digital archive of the fashion histories of U.S. women of color called Of Another Fashion.