AAS Faculty and Staff

Quan Manh Ha

Quan Manh Ha

Associate Professor & Director of Literary Studies

Office: LA 213
Email: quan.ha@mso.umt.edu
Office Hours:

Spring 2020

LIT 300 Literary Criticism

LIT 236 US Realism & Naturalism

Office hours: Tues + Thurs

Morning: 9:00-9:30

Afternoon: 12:00-2:00

Personal Website

Current Position

Associate Professor of American Literature & Ethnic Studies




LIT 521 Ethnic American Literature

             Ethnic American Memoirs & Autobiographies

LIT 596 Graduate Independent Study: Vietnam & the Vietnamese Immigrant Experience in Literary Imagination

             Modern & Contemporary U.S. Drama

LIT 420 Critical Race Theory

LIT 391 Special Topics: Vietnamese Literature in English Translation, 1930-Present

             American Drama since 1900

            The Vietnam War & Its Aftermath in Literature

LIT 369 Short Fiction: American Short Stories since 1945 (Honors)

            The American Short Story & Novella

LIT 344 Asian American Literature

LIT 211 American Literature II

LIT 343 African American Literature: The New Negro / Voices of the Harlem Renaissance

            The Black Aesthetic Movement & the Second Renaissance (1960s-2000)

             Fiction and Drama since 1900

LIT 201 Introduction to Literary Studies

LIT 110: Introduction to Literature

LIT 301 Studies in Literary Forms

LIT 304 / 420 U.S. Writers of Colors

LIT 300 Applied Literary Criticism



  • Ph.D. in American Literature, Texas Tech University, 2011
  • M.A. in English, Middle Tennessee State University, 2006
  • Post-M.Ed. Curricular Training, Troy University, 2003-2004
  • M.Ed. in English / Language Arts, Troy University, 2003
  • B.A. in English, University of Da Lat, Vietnam, 2000


Research Areas: Multiethnic U.S. Literatures, Vietnam War Literature, Southeast Asian Literature, Literary Translation


Home Department

Department of English

Area of Expertise

American Literature; Ethnic American Literature; Vietnamese Literature