Linh Nguyen

Ms Linh Nguyen

MSc in International Public Policy (University College London)

Ms. Linh T Nguyen is a Ph.D. Scholar at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC), Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, the Australian National University. Her research is funded by the Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP). Linh is also a research fellow at the East Sea Institute, the Diplomatic Academy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam since 2018. Her research interests include Vietnam’s foreign policy, China-US relationship, maritime security and the South China Sea. She earned a Master of International Public Policy with Distinction from University College London (UCL), where she was awarded Chevening Scholarship from the UK government. Linh also held diplomas from the International Foundation for the Law of the Sea (IFLOS) (Germany) and the University of Wollongong (Australia). Previously, she was a research assistant at the Henry Jackson Society, a London-based think tank. Linh’s doctoral research at the SDSC seeks to answer the question “How to deal with China?” based on Vietnam’s perspectives and experiences.

HDR Supervisor/s

Leszek Buszynski

Thesis Title/Topic

Vietnam’s offsetting strategy: Managing asymmetric relations with China

Expertise Area(s)

Vietnam’s foreign policy
South China Sea
China-US relationship
Maritime security

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