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Ha Vien

Ph.D. Student


Ph.D. in Public Administration

School of Public and International Affairs, NCSU

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Ha Vien is a Ph.D. Student at North Carolina State University. Her research interests are:

  • Public Administration and Public Policy
  • Sustainability, SDGs, and Collective Action
  • Environmental/ Energy Policy and Environmental Justice
  • Comparative Public Administration

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Ph.D. Public Administration North Carolina State University 2022 - present

MPA Public Administration Indiana University Bloomington 2019

BA Business Administration Vietnam National Economics University

BA Languages and Linguistics Vietnam National University, Hanoi

Area(s) of Expertise

Working as a government officer for some years, Ha is experienced in how federal, state and local government truly operate, and how public managers truly participate to make collective actions. Ha has had a wide range of international experiences from US, Sweden, Japan, ASEAN and China as a scholarship holder of:

• Chevening (UK government)
• VYLA (Indiana University Bloomington and Vietnam government)
• IATSS Forum (Honda Inc., Japan)
• Swedish Institute and other scholarships

Ha Vien got her MPA from Indiana University Bloomington, concentrated on Public Policy Analysis and International Development, that has equipped her with quantitative and qualitative research skills through STATA, R, SAS... and now she is working on learning Python, GIS and other statistical analysis software to support her research interest. She also consulted for Vietnam Government and World Bank (i.e. IFC) in Vietnam during her study at IUB as a class task.


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