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Thuy Tranviet

Senior Lecturer
Vietnamese Language

335 Rockefeller Hall
(607) 254-6715

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 contemporary literature.


  • "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 08/25/2014