Duong Van Thanh (Vietnam)

Academic Director

Degrees

EdD, University of Massachusetts Amherst
MA, University of Minnesota

Duong Van Thanh (Vietnam)

Thanh earned an MA in public affairs at the Humphrey Institute of University of Minnesota and a EdD  degree in  International 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.