Hai Hong Nguyen

Hai Hong Nguyen holds a PhD in political science (the University of Queensland, Australia, 2015), and currently works for Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Doctor Nguyen’s research focuses on democratization, democratic theory, local governance and democracy, human rights, state-society relations, the impact of social media on political transformation, international relations in the Indo-Pacific region, and particularly Vietnamese politics. His first book (Palgrave McMillan, 2016), is on local democratization in Vietnam. Though he is an early career researcher, doctor Nguyen has a substantial track record of publications. Some of his selected publications include The Myth of a Non-Responsive Political Regime in Vietnam in Jorg Wischermann/Gerhard Will, eds. Vietnam Mythen und Wirklichkeiten (2018); Resilience of the Communist Party of Vietnam’s Authoritarian Regime since Doi Moi (2017); Political Dynamics of Grassroots Democracy in Vietnam (2016).