My PhD thesis, entitled Logics and Politics of Professionalism: The case of university English language teachers in Vietnam (Umeå University, 2017), is in Sociology of Education, exploring the dynamics between (university English) teacher professionalism, teacher knowledge, and higher education policies and practices.
Research interests: · Teacher education and Language Teacher education · Teacher professionalism and Teacher professional development · English as a(n) Second/Foreign/Additional Language · Diversity, equity, and inclusion in education · The multilingual classroom · Education policy
I teach on Teacher Education programmes, and supervise postgraduate theses. I also teach Academic Writing on undergraduate programmes and at doctoral level.
Besides, I published Vietnamese translations of English literature as a professional hobby.
PhD (2017): Department of Language Studies and School of Education, Umeå University, Sweden.
MA English Language Teaching (2004): School of English and School of Education, University of Nottingham, UK.
BA English Studies (2001): College of Foreign Languages, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam.
Certified Teacher Trainer, British Council (2011).
International Certified Oral Examiner, ESOL Cambridge English Language Assessment, UK (2008).
Invited reviewer for: Profile: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development; Kulturella Perspektiv; Education Inquiry; Heliyon Education; and Íkala, Revista de Lenguaje y Cultura Journal.