Portfolio of a Political Scientist
Duong Pham is a Ph.D. student at University of California, San Diego majoring in Political Science (International Relations and Comparative Politics). My research interest covers digital politics, cyberspace and influences of social media on international relations, national identity, nationalism as well as cyber-nationalism, Sinology, Sino - Vietnam relations, South China Sea dispute, and East Asian political sociology in general.
Duong Pham was also a Yenching scholar at Yenching Academy of Peking University, and a Baixian scholar at Baixian Asia Institute.
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.
BITTERSWEET: VIETNAM’S MIXED PROGRESS ON E-GOVERNMENT DURING COVID-19
by Truong Thuy Quynh and Pham Thi Thuy Duong
Despite notable progress in providing digital services, there are still major challenges in accessing these tools in practice.
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"