Reciprocity in Research Records Collaborative (Jennifer Douglas; June Chow, Rachael Bradshaw, Samip Mallick, Nivetha (Niv) Karthikeyan, Bergis Jules, Gabriel Solis, Jane Field, Morris (Dino) Robinson, Patrisia Gonzales, Kathryn (Kat) Rodriguez, Joel A. Saldaña Perez, Anna Robinson-Sweet, Michelle Caswell), “’Come Correct or Don’t Come at All’: Building More Equitable Relationships Between Archival Studies Scholars and Community Archives.” White Paper. (December 2021).

Caswell, Michelle. “The Impact of Paid Internships at Community Archives for MLIS Students: A White Paper Reporting on the UCLA Community Archives Lab/ Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Internship Program,” (August 2021):

Caswell, Michelle. Urgent Archives: Enacting Liberatory Memory Work. (London: Routledge, 2021).

Brilmyer, Gracen; Gabiola, Joyce; Zavala, Jimmy; and Caswell, Michelle. “Reciprocal Archival Imaginaries: The Shifting Boundaries of ‘Community’ in Community Archives,” Archivaria 88 (2019): 6-48.

Caswell, Michelle. “Affective Bonds: What Community Archives Can Teach Mainstream Institutions,” In Bastian, Jeannette and Flinn, Andrew, Eds. Community Archives, Community Spaces: Heritage, Memory and Identity, (London: Facet, 2020).

Caswell, Michelle; Gabiola, Joyce; Brilmyer, Gracen; Zavala, Jimmy. “‘Carry It Forward’: Community-Based Conceptualizations of Accountability,” In Elizabeth Yakel and Jeannette Bastian, Eds. Defining a Discipline: Essays in Honor of Richard Cox,(Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2020).

Tai, Jessica; Gabiola, Joyce; Zavala, Jimmy;  Brilymer, Gracen; and Caswell, Michelle. “Summoning the Ghosts: Records as Agents.” Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies 6 (2019): 

Mallick, Samip and Caswell, Michelle. “Against Precarity: Towards a Community-Based Notion of Fiscal Sustainability.” Sustainable Futures Project:

Caswell, Michelle and Jules, Bergis. “Integrating Community Archives into a National Digital Platform: Challenges, Opportunities and Recommendations.” White Paper, Diversifying the Digital Consortium  (January 2018):

Cifor, Marika; Caswell, Michelle; Migoni, Alda Allina; and Geraci, Noah. “’What We Do Crosses Over to Activism’: The Politics and Practice of Community Archives.” The Public Historian 40 no. 2 (May 2018): 69-95.

Caswell, Michelle; Gabiola, Joyce; Brilmyer, Gracen;  Zavala, Jimmy; and Cifor, Marika. “Imagining Transformative Spaces: The Personal-Political Sites of Community Archives,” Archival Science 18 (2018): 73-93.

Gabiola, Joyce and Caswell, Michelle. “‘Are You a Spy?’: Methodological Challenges to Studying Community Archives,” Society of American Archivists Research Forum Proceedings 2017.

Zavala, Jimmy;  Migoni, Alda Allina; Cifor, Marika; Geraci, Noah; and  Caswell, Michelle. “‘A Process Where We’re All at the Table’: Community Archives Challenging Dominant Modes of Archival Practice,Archives and Manuscripts 2017.

Caswell, Michelle; Migoni,Alda Allina; Geraci, Noah; and Cifor, Marika. “’To Be Able to Imagine Otherwise’: Community Archives and the Importance of Representation,Archives and Records 38 no. 1(2016) (special issue on public history): 1-20.

Caswell, Michelle; Cifor, Marika; and Ramirez, Mario H. “’To Suddenly Discover Yourself Existing’: Uncovering the Affective Impact of Community Archives,The American Archivist 79 (Spring/ Summer 2016): 56-81. Winner, Fellows Ernst Posner Award, Society of American Archivists.


Vo Dang, Thuy, Karen Umemoto, and Kelly Fong. “Foundations and Futures: Imagining Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies in Every Home.” Journal of Asian American Studies, 26, no. 2 (2023): 255-264. DOI:10.1353/jaas.2023.a901073

Vo Dang, Thuy. “The Preservation and Production of Diasporic Knowledge: Oral History and Archival Contributions,” in Toward a Framework for Vietnamese American Studies: History, Community, and Memory, Eds. Linda Ho Peche, Alex-Thai Dinh Vo, and Tuong Vu. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Temple University Press, 2023, pp. 273-286. 

Huỳnh, Julia, Phuc Duy Nhu To, Cevadne Lee, Thuy Vo Dang, Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, and Sora Park Tanjasiri. “Care during COVID-19: A Virtual Asian American and Pacific Islander Photovoice Project.” AAPI Nexus: Policy, Practice and Community 19, No. 1 & 2 (Spring 2022) 

To, Phuc DN, Julia Huynh, Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, Thuy Vo Dang, Cevadne Lee, and Sora Park Tanjasiri. “Through Our Eyes, Hear Our Stories: A Virtual Photovoice Project to Document and Archive Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Experiences During COVID-19.” Health Promotion Practice. 23:2(2022):289-295. DOI:10.1177/15248399211060777 *Winner of the 2022 Society of Public Health Education Paper of the Year

Lewinnek, Elaine, Gustavo Arellano, and Thuy Vo Dang. A People’s Guide to Orange County. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2022.
Lewinnek, Elaine and Thuy Vo Dang. “How We’re Making California History Public History in Orange County,”University of California Press Blog, October 2022.