Duong Van Thanh, EdD

Thanh earned an MA in public affairs and a doctorate in education from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. At Vietnam’s Ministry of Education in Hanoi, she developed alternative educational models for rural students, led cross-cultural professional exchanges in Vietnam and the US, and worked with officials on public policy development. Thanh has considerable experience in student affairs in cross-cultural settings, including at the University of Massachusetts. Thanh has been with SIT since 2005. She has also represented World Learning in Vietnam since 2008. She has a strong network of colleagues and contacts throughout the country. She has attended international workshops and presented reports on enriching study abroad programs through community service projects, peer learning, and cross-cultural learning. She presented at the 2014 COTSEAL Conference at the University of Wisconsin in Madison and the 2015 GUAVA Conference at the University of Los Angeles.


Education

  • EdD, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • MA, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Duong Van Thanh, EdD

SIT Study Abroad

Academic Director

VIETNAM: Culture, Social Change, and Development

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VIETNAM: Nongovernmental Organization Internship

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Academic Director

VIETNAM: Vietnamese Language (All Levels)

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SIT Graduate Institute

Co-Chair

Global Master of Arts in International Education

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