Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu, an assistant professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, explores the rise of "Asian chic" in her new book, The. Rating and reviews for Professor Thuy Linh TU from New York University New York, NY United States. Thuy Linh Nguyen is an assistant professor of History at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, NY. She received her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, and is the author of a new book Childbirth, Maternity and Medical Pluralism in French Colonial Vietnam, (University of Rochester Press, ). She is.