Portfolio of a Sinologist & Political Scientist
I am a trilingual scholar at Yenching Academy of Peking University majoring in Politics and International Relations. I will be starting my Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of California, San Diego starting Fall 2021. My research interest covers digital politics, cyberspace and influences of social media on international relations, China's national image in foreign discourses, Sino - Vietnam relations, South China Sea dispute, national identity, nationalism as well as cyber-nationalism.
SOME SKETCHES ABOUT ME
Past. Present. Future.
SOUTH CHINA SEA DATA INITIATIVE
The project is led by Emory University’s Department of Political Science and the University of California, San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy. As a research assistant, Pham Duong works with Dr. Renard Sexton & Dr. Nico Ravanilla, using big data to analyze how and why conflict is occurring and what solutions may be possible.
YENCHING ACADEMY OF PEKING UNIVERSITY
Pham Duong is currently enrolled in the Master of China Studies program (Politics and International Relations) as a Yenching scholar based in Beijing, China. With deep affection for "the Middle Land", Pham Duong wishes to fulfill her dream of learning about China from within. She dearly yearns for a career as a Sinologist.
BAIXIAN ASIA INSTITUTE
Pham Duong is awarded The Asian Future Leaders Scholarship by Baixian Asia Institute and entitled "Baixian Scholar". In the realm of this program, Pham Duong is conducting a research project on the nexus between media and East Asian interstate reconciliation.
IN VIETNAM, MANY ARE MOURNING THE DOWNFALL OF AN AMERICAN IDOL
by Pham Thi Thuy Duong and Truong Thuy Quynh
“If I could die for Mr. Trump to become the President,” wrote one Vietnamese Facebook user, “I would be very willing to do so.”
IN VIETNAM, AN ANCIENT TOWN STRUGGLES WITH A NEW COVID-19 OUTBREAK
by Pham Thi Thuy Duong
Even before the outbreak in Da Nang, Hoi An’s people were devastated by the loss of tourists. Now the slight hope of economic recovery has been dashed.
CHINA’S CLASS OF COVID-19
by PHAM Thi Thuy Duong and Dickson Agbaji
Like their peers around the world, new graduates in China face a battered job market and intense uncertainty.
"Who we are cannot be separated from where we're from"