Thuy Tranviet received her Ph.D. from Cornell University in 2014. Her doctoral research
examines how benefits are perceived and manifested in the emergent field of International
Service Learning (ISL). An interdisciplinary scholar, her broad research interests
are within the framework of international education, higher education and international/global
service-learning encompassing development studies, gender studies, philanthropic studies, and
development communication. She is particularly interested in connecting and engaging ISL in all
academic disciplines especially disciplines in the Humanities. Her background
training includes literary studies/Southeast Asian literature and film.
She has been teaching Vietnamese in the Department of Asian Studies since 2000.
She teaches Vietnamese at all levels including advanced courses in newspaper reading and Vietnamese
"Education, ICT and Development in Rural Mountainous Vietnam: Lessons Learned
from the Field." The Journal of Development Communication (December, 2013).