Peter Zinoman

Peter Zinoman


(510) 642-2234

3303 Dwinelle Hall

PhD, Cornell University
BA, Tufts University

Research Interests

Peter Zinoman is Chairman of the History Department at the University of California, Berkeley.  He is the author of the Colonial Bastille: A History of Imprisonment in Vietnam, 1862-1940 (2001) and Vietnamese Colonial Republican: The Political Vision of Vu Trong Phung (2014). He is also the co-translator of Dumb Luck: A Novel by Vu Trong Phung (2002) and the founding editor-in-chief of the Journal of Vietnamese Studies.   His current book project explores politics and intellectual life in Hanoi during the 1950s.

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