Olga Dror, 2019–2020

Ho Chi Minh’s Cult in Vietnamese Statehood

2019-20

History, Texas A & M University

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Olga Dror

Olga Dror (Henry Luce Fellow) conducted extensive research and completed drafts of two chapters for her monograph Hồ Chí Minh’s Cult in Vietnamese Statehood. In March 2020, she published “Controversies over Monuments Commemorating Hồ Chí Minh in Vietnam,” ISEAS Perspective (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore). She also started working on the chapter “Vietnamese Communism,” to be published in the edited volume Violence, Repression, and State Power under Communism (forthcoming from Harvard University Press in 2022). Dror is associate professor of history at Texas A&M University.