Karen B. Vang

Karen B. Vang

Karen Vang

Position Title
PhD Candidate

  • Cultural Studies Graduate Group

Research Interests: Traces genealogies of Hmong Caub Fab through ancestral knowledges and kinship with spirits of skies, spirits of lands, and spirits of waters.  Research centers Hmong women as knowledge keepers.  


  • Sacramento State University, 2015
    • MA in Communication Studies
  • Sacramento State University, 2012
    • BA in Communication Studies


  • Vang, K. 2014. A Mythic Hero: An Analysis of General Vang Pao. National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Vang,K. 2013. Hmong Spirituality: Christian Hmong, Animistic Hmong, and the Narrative Paradigm. National Communication Association, Washington, D.C.
  • Vang, K. 2013. Hmong Histories: When Oral Tradition Matter. National Communication, Washington, D.C.