Project Staff

Khai Thu Nguyen

Khai Thu Nguyen is Associate Director of Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion (BCSR). Her writings appear in Neoliberalism and Global Theatres, Portrayals of Americans on the World Stage, and Asian Theatre Journal. Her films have shown in festivals all over the US. Khai holds a Ph.D. in Performance Studies from UC Berkeley.

Allyson Kohen Tang

Allyson Kohen Tang is a doctoral student in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at UC Berkeley. She is currently working towards a designated emphasis in the Study of Religion (DESR). Her research focuses on the history of the state’s regulations on religious activities in China, literary representations of religious life in early modern China, and religious conversions in the Asian American community.