Dr Thuy Thi Ngoc Bui
Dr Thuy Thi Ngoc Bui graduated from the Master’s and doctoral programs in Language Policy in the U.S. under the Ford Foundation and the East-West Center scholarships. In 2015, she was awarded with the Australian Executive Fellowship to work as a visiting scholar at the University of Sydney, Australia. She has experiences working as a senior academic manager, a lecturer, and a researcher. Her research focuses on multilingualism, critical literacy, teacher agency, and the relationship between language and education policies and socio-economic equity. She has published journal articles and book chapters on these topics. Since December 2018, she has been working as a Deputy Head of the International Affairs Office at Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST). She has been actively working on developing partnerships between UK and Vietnam universities through the UK-VN Higher Education Partnership Network (UK-VN HEP). She also acts as a coordinator of UK-VN HEP projects on capacity building and leadership and governance.
Besides her academic positions, Thuy works as a community project manager for projects funded by the U.S and Australian embassies. Her projects focus on ELT training for teachers and enhancing academic and personal development skills and engagement for disadvantaged minority people, community leaders, and local activists.
Thuy is currently based at Hanoi University of Science and Technology where she is Deputy Head of the External Affairs Office. She is Co-Principal Investigator on ViVEXELT.