Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

R&R – Kwan, Yvonne. “Cambodian and Hmong American Refugee Subjecthood and Identity.” New Directions for Higher Education.

2020 – Kwan, Yvonne. “Time-Image Episodes and the Construction of Transgenerational Trauma Narratives.” Journal of Asian American Studies 23(1):29-59. DOI:10.1353/jaas.2020.0001

2020 – Kwan, Yvonne. “Navigating Refugee Subjecthood: Cambodian American Education, Identity, and Resilience.” Journal of Southeast Asian American Education and Advancement  15(2): Article 4. DOI: 10.7771/2153-8999.1208

2019 – Kwan, Yvonne. “Providing Asset-Based Support for Asian American Refugees: Interrogating Transgenerational Trauma, Resistance, and Affective Capital.” New Directions for Higher Education  186:37-47. DOI: 10.1002/he.20322

2015 – Kwan, Yvonne. “Racial Microaggressions and Hmong American Students.” Bilingual Research Journal 38(1):23-44. DOI:10.1080/15235882.2015.1017026


In Progress – Kwan, Yvonne. Afterlives of Diaspora: Cambodian Americans and the Transgenerational Transmission of Memory and Trauma.

Book Chapters

2015 – Kwan, Yvonne. “Justice Delayed: Post-Colonial Hauntings in the Khmer Rouge Tribunal Hybrid Court System.” Pp. 47-67 in East Asia’s Renewed Respect for the Rule of Law in the 21st Century: The Future of Legal and Judicial Landscape in East Asia, edited by H. Fukurai, S. Miyazawa, W. Ji, & D. Chan. Brill.

2011 – Kwan, Yvonne. “Intergenerational Refugee Resilience.” Pp. 21-25 in Navigating the Great Recession: Immigrant Families’ Stories of Resilience (1st edition), edited by A. Sanchez-Munoz, G. Masequesmay, E. Shrake, & T. Buenavista. Kendall Hunt.

Other Publications and Media

2017 – Interviewed by Dartmouth Office of the President. “Fellowship.”

2017 – Interviewed by Valley News. “Film Notes: An Overlooked Chapter in U.S. History.”

2016 – Kwan, Yvonne. “Book Review: Katharya, Um. (2015). From the Land of Shadows: War, Revolution, and the Making of the Cambodian Diaspora. New York and London, NY: NYU Press. 329 pp. $28.00 (Paperback). ISBN: 978-1-4798-0473- 3.,” Journal of Southeast Asian American Education and Advancement 11(1). DOI: 10.7771/2153-8999.1147

2015 – Kwan, Yvonne. “Impediments to Justice and Recognition in the Khmer Rouge Tribunals.” JURIST.