Dang Van Huan
Director for Vietnam Relations, U.S.-Vietnam 20th Commemorative Grant
Program Coordinator, Vietnam Programs
Dr. Huan Dang has been a tenured official of the International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam since 2003. Currently, he is working with the Center for Public Service, Mark O. Hatfield School of Government, at Portland State University (PSU) as Vietnam Program Manager & Director for Vietnam Relations of the 20th Anniversary of the U.S-Vietnam Normalization of Diplomatic Relations Grant. One of his major roles is to work with both PSU and Vietnamese institutions to develop public leadership training programs for senior public officials of Vietnam.
With a scholarship awarded by the Vietnamese government and PSU, Dr. Dang earned his PhD Degree in Public Affairs and Policy at Portland State University in 2012. Earlier, he received a Master of Public Administration Degree in 2007 at Roger Williams University, in Rhode Island, U.S. and his Bachelor Degree in International Relations at the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam in 2001.
Dr. Dang’s specialization and research interests include: Vietnam contemporary politics and policy reforms; policy process theories & policy change models; higher education policies and development of Vietnam, South Korea, and China; public leadership training for Vietnam; Vietnam’s state-owned enterprise management policies, and democratization models in East and Southeast Asia.