Thuy Tranviet is a Ph.D. candidate in the field of Education at Cornell University. She
teaches Vietnamese at all levels including advanced courses in newspaper reading and
Vietnamese contemporary literature.
Her broad interests include creative writing and films. She has contributed to Who's Who
in Contemporary Women's Writing (Routledge, 2001). Her most recent book project, a
translation and introduction of Vu Trong Phung's "The Industry of Marrying Europeans" was
published in 2006 by Cornell SEAP Publications. A novice filmmaker, her short documentary
on street vendors in Vietnam, "Streets and Sidewalks: The (Re)public space of Vietnam" has
been screened at Cornell Cinema and was shown at various universities on the East Coast in
the fall of 2008.