Nhu Truong is Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Affairs at Denison University, a Mansfield-Luce Asia Scholars Network Fellow, and a Rosenberg Institute Scholar. Her research is concerned with the repressive-responsiveness of autocracies and democracies, social contention, state formation, and political legitimation in Northeast and Southeast Asia, particularly China, Vietnam, and Cambodia. She is the author of Opposition Repertoires Under Authoritarian Rule and other publications in Problems of Post-Communism, edited books, and policy studies. Previously, she was a Postdoctoral Associate in the Council on Southeast Asian Studies at Yale University, a Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow on Contemporary Asia at Stanford University, a Young Southeast Asia Fellow selected by the Southeast Asia Research Group, and a New Faces in China Studies Conference Fellow held at Duke University.