Dr Hai Hong Nguyen

    Hai Hong Nguyen holds a PhD in political science (UQ 2015), and currently works for Queensland University of Technology (QUT) as an international development officer. Hai’s research focuses on democratization, democratic theory, local governance and democracy, 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. At present, Hai is editing another monograph on democratization in East Asia and Vietnam.

    Recent Publications:

    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: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/186810341603500202 ;

    Political Dynamics of Grassroots Democracy in Vietnam: https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9781137580887 ;