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Bich-Ngoc Turner (She/her/hers)

Assistant Teaching Professor
Spring 2019

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GWN 235
Office Hours: 
F 2:30-3:20 or by appointment. Zoom ID: 8177776324


ACTFL-certified OPI tester of Vietnamese, full certification, 2018-2022
Ph.D., American Studies (US-Vietnam relations, postwar literature), University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 2011
M.A., American Studies (US-Vietnam relations, educational policy studies), University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 2002
Graduate Certificate of International Cultural Studies, East West Center, 2002
B.A., British literature and lexicology, Hanoi University, 1994

Dr. Bich-Ngoc Turner grew up in Hanoi, Vietnam. She went to the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2000 to pursue her graduate study, immigrated to the US in 2009 and earned her PhD in American Studies in 2011. Her academic interests are US-Vietnam relations, modern Vietnamese literature and history. Before joining the Asian Languages and Literature program at the University of Washington, she worked as a lecturer of Vietnamese at Yale University, and later, as an instructor of Vietnamese language and culture at the U.S. Department of State. In addition, she also worked on a number of government projects relating to Vietnamese language testing and curriculum development.

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