Faculty Bios

Hanh Nguyen, Ph.D.

Nguyen Hanh, Ph.D.

Office: MP 250
Office Phone Number: (808) 687 7050
Voice Mail: 808) 687 7050
E-mail: hnguyen@hpu.edu

Nguyen, Hanh Thi Ph.D
Associate Professor

University of Wisconsin-Madison
University of Hue, Vietnam   
Ph.D. in English Language and Linguistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A. in Applied Linguistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison; B.A. in English and TEFL, University of Hue, Vietnam

Research and teaching interests:

  • The development of interactional competence
  • Conversation analysis, discourse analysis, pragmatics
  • Classroom interaction, interaction at the workplace
  • Learner identity
  • Vietnamese applied linguistics
  • Second language acquisition
  • Computer-assisted language learning
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Language assessment  

Dr. Hanh Nguyen, Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics, is the author of Developing Interactional Competence: A Conversation Analytic Study of Patient Consultations in Pharmacy (2012) published by Palgrave-MacMillan. She is the co-editor of Talk-in-Interaction: Multilingual Perspectives (2009, with Gabriele Kasper) and Pragmatics & Language Learning, Vol. 12 (2010, with Gabriele Kasper, Dina Yoshimi, and Jim Yoshiokia), both published by the National Foreign Language Resource Center, University of Hawaii. Her articles appear in journals such as Applied Linguistics, Text and Talk, Journal of Pragmatics, The Modern Language Journal, The Canadian Modern Language Review, Language and Education, Learning, Culture and Social Interaction, JALT, Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, and Communication and Medicine.

At HPU, Dr. Nguyen teaches AL6330 Second Language Acquisition, AL6600 Discourse Analysis for Language Teachers, AL6806 Using Corpora in the Language Classroom, AL6740 Research in Computer-Assisted Language Learning, AL3740 Technology and Language Teaching, and AL6730 Assessment in TESOL, among other courses. Her goal is to help students become language teachers who not only can teach effectively but also are reflective of the teaching and learning processes.

Website: http://de.hpu.edu/hnguyen