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Thuy Tranviet

Senior Lecturer
Vietnamese Language

335 Rockefeller Hall
(607) 254-6715

Thuy Tranviet has been teaching and managing the Vietnamese language program in the Department of Asian Studies since 2000. She teaches Vietnamese at all levels including advanced courses in newspaper reading and Vietnamese contemporary literature. An interdisciplinary scholar, her broad academic interests are within the framework of international education, literary studies and international development with specialized knowledge in international/global service-learning (ISL/GSL). She is particularly interested in connecting ISL in all academic disciplines. Thuy has been selected as a Faculty Fellow for Engaged Cornell.

She received her Ph.D. in Education from Cornell University, her MA from the University of Michigan and her B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara.


  • "Education, ICT and Development in Rural Mountainous Vietnam: Lessons Learned from the Field." The Journal of Development Communication (December, 2013).

  • "The Industry of Marrying Europeans" by Vu Trong Phung, translated and with an introduction by Thuy Tranviet, SEAP Publications 2006

  • Who's Who in Contemporary Women's Writing, ed. Jane Miller. Routledge (2001).

  • "Streets and Sidewalks: The (Re)Public Space of Vietnam," A documentary film by Thuy Tranviet, 2008.

  • "An Unbelievable Story." By Nguyen Dinh Tu. Trans. Thuy Tranviet and Charles Waugh. A National Endowment for the Arts sponsored translation project, New Voices From Viet Nam, (forthcoming).

  • Contributor: Alice 150: Celebrating Wonderland "Alice in a World of Wonderlands". Conference and Exhibitions of the translations of Lewis Carroll's masterpiece in New York City (forthcoming, 2015).
  • Related links:

  • Vietnamese Language Program
  • Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University

  • Updated 09/01/2016