PHAM THI THUY DUONG
Incoming Ph.D. student at University of California, San Diego
Master of Law (Politics and International Relations) at Yenching Academy of Peking University
YENCHING ACADEMY OF PEKING UNIVERSITY
September 2019 - Now
I am currently enrolled as a Yenching Scholar in the program of Master of China Studies with concentration on Politics and International Relations. My research interest covers a myriad of Sino-centric topics including China's national image in foreign discourses and Xenophobia, international political communication, East Asian reconciliation, and South China Sea dispute.
RITSUMEIKAN ASIA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
2014 - 2018
I hold a Bachelor degree of Social Sciences (International Relations and Peace Studies) awarded by Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan.
YENCHING ACADEMY FELLOWSHIP
ASIAN FUTURE LEADERSHIP PROGRAM - BAIXIAN ASIA INSTITUTE
2014 - 2018
RITSUMEIKAN ASIA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY 100% TUITION REDUCTION SCHOLARSHIP
2014 - 2015
MONBUKAGAKUSHO HONOUR SCHOLARSHIP FOR PRIVATELY-FINANCED INTERNTATIONAL STUDENT
HONORABLE CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION OF CONTRIBUTION ISSUED BY CONSULATE GENERAL OF VIETNAM IN FUKUOKA JAPAN
January 2020 - July 2020
RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP | SOUTH CHINA SEA BIG DATA INITIATIVE
Under the guidance of Professor Renard Sexton from Emory University and Professor Nico Ravanilla from UC San Diego, I am cooperating with a team of five other RAs, using big data to analyze how and why conflict is occurring and what solutions may be possible.
September 2019 - Now
BAIXIAN RESEARCH PROJECT | WORKING PAPER
Media, Character Assassination of National Image and Reconciliation in East Asia
December 2019 - Now
'YCA DEAN'S RESEARCH GRANT'S PROJECT | WORKING PAPER
Poverty alleviation for women in mountainous areas: Hoa Binh Province in Vietnam and Guizhou province in China
RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP | RECONCILIATION IN EAST ASIA
I had the sheer honor to work closely with Professor Heo Emilia Seunghoon, a leading expert in the field of interstate reconciliation in a project about youth perspective towards reconciliation in East Asia.
I’ve put together a selection of my most recent and memorable work. I’m proud of each and every piece in my portfolio, and hope you will enjoy reading them as much as I enjoyed writing them. For any inquiries, please get in touch.
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION’S 2021 ANNUAL CONVENTION
Paper presentation with Truong Thuy Quynh and Lucas Padilha
"The making of the "China Virus": liberal sentimentalism in public opinion during COVID 19 pandemic and its outcomes for global governance"
15TH ASIA PACIFIC CONFERENCE
The Ritsumeikan Center for Asia Pacific Studies (RCAPS) held the 15th Asia Pacific Conference (2017 AP Conference) on November 11 (Sat) and 12 (Sun), 2017. This year the conference attracted about 330 presenters from around the world.
June 2020 - Present
PKU Summer Course International
Course: THE RISE OF CHINA AND CHANGE IN WORLD POLITICS "中国崛起与世界政治变局"专题研讨课
Assisting Professor Xu Xin of Cornell University in delivering lectures.
Delivering lecture for three hours every week during TA sessions.
Managing logistical support.
Yenching Academy of Peking University
Course: China In Transition and Women in Contemporary China
Facilitating students' discussions.
Managing logistical support, including online learning platforms (Zoom & Canvas)
April 2020 - Present
ENGLISH STUDENT JOURNALIST
I write English stories and conduct interviews for Peking University's official website. I also manage social media accounts of the university.
June 2012 - May 2014
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University | for the course of: Introduction to International Relations, Study Skills and Academic Writing, Multicultural Cooperative Workshop, International Peace Studies and Global Enhancement Competency Program (GCEP)
Assisting Professors in managing courses, providing students with necessary academic and interpersonal skills
Assisting students in communicating with Professors, answering inquiries, giving lectures, preparing documents and technical support In the course of GCEP, I assisted Japanese managers from big companies and corporations to practice leadership skills in a globalized context (brainstorming, presentation, project planning)
2016 - 2018
WRITING CENTER LEADER - TUTOR
Assisting students with English writing
Conducting one-to-one sessions preparing students for English Proficiency tests
Managing Writing Center activities in general
February 2018 - April 2014
PASCALIA VIETNAM AND OZVISION JAPAN
I worked as an Intern Marketing Strategist and Business Developer, cooperating with a team of Japanese and Vietnamese young experts to establish and localize an online cash-back website in Vietnam.
2015 - 2017
LOTUS GROUP VIETNAM
I interned at Lotus Group Vietnam as a website designer while also working within the Department of Internal Communication to design internal media products.
2016 & 2017
VIETNAMESE WEEK LEADER, CONSULTANT & WEBSITE DESIGNER
- Organizing 7 cultural exchange events: in charge of event-planning, logistics management, member recruitment, human resources management.
- Communicating with General Consulate of Vietnam in Fukuoka - Japan, local government, sponsors and university administration board
- Attracted more than 5000 people.
- Designing and coding the official website of the event.
2015 - 2017
COMMON VIET LEADER
- Leading and managing this culture exchange circle, organizing various culture exchange, art and events
- Fundraising for charity and development programs in Vietnam
APU FLAG TEAM LEADER
- Leading and managing the orientation campaign for APU Freshmen
- Organizing welcoming events, entrance ceremony and guidance sessions for new students under the guidance of APU Student Office and Academic Office