Dr. Tzu-I Chung

Curator of History

Dr. Tzu-I Chung is a cultural and social historian, specializing in the study of transnational migration within the context of historical, cultural and economic exchange between North America and Asia-Pacific. As curator of history at the Royal BC Museum & Archives since 2011, she has developed, facilitated, and led cross-sectoral, award-winning community heritage research and legacy projects. Her research has informed numerous exhibitions, curriculum development, and public and academic programming and publications on the topics of anti-racism, cross-cultural community histories, and critical heritage studies. She serves as a peer reviewer for academic journals and a juror for public history prizes and grants, and currently a member of the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board.


Ph.D., Cultural Studies, University of Arizona.

Areas of Interest

Transnational migration

Cultures of globalization

Diversity studies and cross-cultural communication

Specialty: Intercultural History of BC

Contact Dr. Tzu-I Chung

Email: tchung@royalbcmuseum.bc.ca

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