Madeline Y. Hsu
Associate Professor — Ph.D., Yale University
Associate Professor; Department of History
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Madeline Y. Hsu served as Director of the Center for Asian American Studies 2006-2014 and is currently an Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin. She was born in Columbia, Missouri but grew up in Taiwan and Hong Kong between visits with her grandparents at their store in Altheimer, Arkansas. She received her undergraduate degrees in History from Pomona College and PhD from Yale University. Her first monograph, Dreaming of Gold, Dreaming of Home: Transnationalism and Migration Between the United States and South China, 1882-1943 (Stanford University Press, 2000) received the 2002 Association for Asian American Studies History Book Award. Her edited anthologies include Chinese Americans and the Politics of Culture, with Sucheng Chan (Temple University Press, 2008) and Chinese American Transnational Politics (University of Illinois Press, 2010) featuring articles by Him Mark Lai. The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority (Princeton University Press, 2015) is her second monograph. She is currently writing “Asian American History: A Very Short Introduction” for Oxford University Press.
- AAS 325/ HIS 350L: Chinese in Diaspora - W
- AAS 325/ HIS 340S/ ANS 340S: Chinese in the U.S. - W
- AAS 325/ HIS 364G/ ANS 361: Taiwan: Colonization, Migration, Identity - W
- AAS 312/HIS 317L: Introduction to Asian American History
- AAS 381/HIS 392: Race and Migration
2012 Community Leadership Award, Network of Asian American Organizations and Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce, September 22, 2012.
Distinguished Lecturer, 2012-13, Organization of American Historians. See OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program.
2002 Association for Asian American Studies History Book Award for Dreaming of Gold, Dreaming of Home: Transnationalism and Migration Between the United States and Southern China, 1882-1943 (Stanford University Press, 2000)
RAISE Awareness Award, Asian/Asian American Faculty Staff Association, UT Austin, 2009.
HNN Leading Young Historian, 2007
Dreaming of Gold, Dreaming of Home: Transnationalism and Migration Between the United States and South China, 1882-1943. Stanford University Press, 2000. Association for Asian American Studies History Book Award, 2002.
Co-edited with Sucheng Chan. Chinese Americans and the Politics of Race and Culture. Temple University Press, 2008.
Editor. Chinese American Transnational Politics by Him Mark Lai. University of Illinois Press, 2010. Honorable Mention, 2012 Association for Asian American Studies History Book Award.
The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became a Model Minority. Princeton University Press, 2015.
“Refgees as Resources in Aid Refugee Chinese Intellectuals, Inc. (ARCI) Programs to Support Nationalist Taiwan, 1952-1956,” for “Global Displacements and Emplacement: The Forced Exile and Resettlement Experiences of Ethnic Chinese Refugees,” a special issue of the Journal of Chinese Overseas (2014) 10:2.
“Chinese and American Collaborations through Educational Exchange during the Era of Exclusion, 1872-1955,” Pacific Historical Review, co-editor of special issue titled “Conversations on Transpacific History,” 83:2 (May 2014): 314-332.
“The Disappearance of America’s Cold War Chinese Refugees.” Journal of American Ethnic History, 31:4 (Summer, 2012): 12-33.