Past Seminars

Hudson McFann


Hudson McFann is a PhD student in the Department of Geography and a Rutgers Presidential Fellow. Using archival research, oral history interviews, participatory mapping, and discourse analysis, his research explores everyday life in Khao I Dang (1979–1993), a refugee camp established near the Thai–Cambodian border in the wake of the Cambodian genocide. Before coming to Rutgers, he completed his BA at Ohio State University and MA at New York University. McFann’s postgraduate work has been funded by the Beinecke Scholarship Program, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program, the National Science Foundation, and the Center for Khmer Studies.

Areas of Interest: Discard studies, politics of memory, everyday life, discourse, conflict urbanism, and Cambodian diaspora.