Since October 2007
Lecturer, History Faculty, Ho Chi Minh City University of Education, Vietnam
September 2003 to August 2007
BA studies in History, Ho Chi Minh City University of Education, Vietnam
First Class Honors (valedictorian), History Faculty
November 2007 to August 2010
MA studies in History of the World, Ho Chi Minh City University of Education, Vietnam.
MA thesis: Nuclear weapons issues in U.S. foreign policy during the John F. Kennedy presidency (1961-1963).
August 2008 to October 2008
Visiting researcher at Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
August 2012 to December 2012
Researching PhD thesis in Lyndon B. Johnson Library, Austin, Texas, USA.
January 2012 to March 2012 and January 2013 to April 2013, January 2014- April 2014
Researching PhD thesis in archives in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam
Since January 2011
Doctoral candidate in Modern History, Freie Universität Berlin
PhD project: The U.S.-Vietnamese negotiations during the Vietnam War (1965- 1968)
Advisors: Dr. Andreas Etges
Prof. Dr. Jessica Gienow- Hecht
Fellowships and Awards
Scholarship from the FAZIT Stiftung, May-October 2015
Vietnamese Government Scholarship for PhD candidate to study abroad (2011- 2014)
Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation Grant for researching in Lyndon B. Johnson library, Austin, Texas, 2012
Ho Chi Minh City University of Education reward for defending MA thesis before the deadline with an excellent result, 2010
Japan Foundation Fellowship for graduate student to conduct research in a Japanese University, 2008.
Ho Chi Minh City Historical Association Scholarship for the best student in history, 2006
Vietnamese Ministry of Education Scholarship for excellence in studies, 2003-2007
The rise and fall of the empires in history
History of U.S. foreign relations
History of Vietnam’s diplomacy
Vietnamese Patriotism and Culture as Soft Power in The Vietnam War
“The portraits of teachers in Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Movement”
Workshop on “History of Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc movement,” Ho Chi Minh City University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam, December 2007