I focus on Tibetan American history, which encompasses the beginnings and transformations of the Tibetan diaspora. Particularly, I am interested in the transformative role that Tibetan immigrants in the United States played in the Tibetan Freedom Movement.


Field:
  • Tibetan American History, U.S. Transnational History, Asian American History

Advisor:

  • Cindy I-Fen Cheng

M.A. Title:

  • "Tibetan Long Distance Nationalism: Reconceptualizing Tibetan History through Examining Diaspora Activities of Transnational Political Activism"

Working Dissertation Title:

  • "Tibetan American Exile and Activist History"

Education:

  • BA in History and History of Science: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Awards:

  • Chancellor Fellowship
  • 2016 Amy Ling Yellow Light Award for Scholarship and Creative Endeavors

Courses Taught as TA:

  • Asian American History/History 160 - Movement and Dislocation

Grad

Karma Palzom

kpalzom@wisc.edu

Advisor:
Cindy I-Fen Cheng