Hua Hsu is an associate professor of English at Vassar College. He is also an Asian American writer. His work explores U.S. immigrant culture and public perceptions of diversity and multiculturalism. His scholarly interests include transpacific literary history, arts criticism, American intellectual history, and cultural studies.
Hsu is a contributor to The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Slate, and The Wire. He is a fellow at New America, a public policy think tank, and an executive board member of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop. He recently published a book, A Floating Chinaman: Fantasy and Failure Across the Pacific.