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 and earned her PhD in American Studies in 2011. Her academic interests are US-Vietnam's postwar relations, modern Vietnamese literature and culture. 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 and academic projects relating to Vietnamese language testing, Vietnamese proficiency assessment guidelines, and curriculum development. Read about her teaching experience at UW and life in Seattle here.
Summer 2017 A-term
Summer 2016 A-term
- Dr. Bich-Ngoc Turner speaks on COTSEAL panel at AAS conference in Denver. - April 4, 2019
- Asian Languages & Literature Offers New Summer Study Abroad Program in Vietnam - February 28, 2018
- First Vietnamese Tet Event Held on UW Seattle Campus - February 8, 2017
- Featured Course for Summer 2017: VIET 361 - March 4, 2016
- Faculty member Bich-Ngoc Turner presents on U.S.- Vietnam postwar relations. - August 5, 2015