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Minh-Ha Pham

Associate Professor


Minh-Ha T. Pham is an Associate Professor in the Graduate Program in Media Studies at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. Her research examines fashion labor and power in the contexts of global and digital capitalism. Her writings on the subject appear in a wide range of scholarly and mainstream publications including the The Nation, New York Times, Social Text, American Quarterly, Jacobin, and The Atlantic. She is also the author of Asians Wear Clothes on the Internet: Race, Gender, and the Work of Personal Style Blogging (Duke University Press 2015), a book that situates style blogging within the larger story of Asian feminized global fashion work.

Her second book, Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: Social Media’s Influence on Fashion, Ethics, and Property, is forthcoming from Duke University Press (2022).

Her research has been featured in, among other sites, The New York Times, The Guardian, CNN, Wall Street Journal, and Huffington Post.

Ph.D. Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley.