2005-present: Ph.D. candidate in sociology, Utah State University.
2005-present: English-Hmong freelance translator/interpreter with the following agencies: Translators Without Boarder, USA. Language Scientific, Inc., Medford, MA, USA. Hanna Interpreting Services, San Diego, CA, USA. ASSIST Translation Services, Columbus, OH, USA, Nova Languages, Inc., New York, NY, USA.
GlobalListing Directories, Surrey BC, Canada.
Inocom, Inc., New Brunswick, Canada. Eastern Language Specialists, Alexandria, VA, USA.
Iverson Language Associates, Inc., Milwaukee, WI, USA.
Cetra Language Solutions, Elkins Parks, PA, USA.
Global LT, Troy, MI, USA. Compass Languages, Crofton, MD, USA.
Telelanguage, Portland, OR, USA.
OTHER EXPERIENCE 2006-present: Graduate Instructor, Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology, Utah State University. (Courses taught: social statistics, introduction to sociology, Asian societies, social problems).
2004-2005: Lecturer, Department of Sociology, California State University, Chico. (Courses taught: principles of sociology, Asian American experiences). 2002-2004: Executive Board Member, Hmong American Association, Yuba County, California.
Nao Xiong and Yang Sao Xiong. 2008. "A Critique of Timothy Vang’s Hmong Religious Conversion and Resistance Study." Hmong Studies Journal, 9.
Reither, Eric N., Hyojun Park, Nao Xiong, and Matthew McCabe. 2008. “The Distribution and Determinants of Overweight Among Adolescents in the Intermountain West.” Utah’s Health: An Annual Review.
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