David H.K. Nguyen, Contributing Editor
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Higher Education Program
Affiliate Assistant Professor of Law
University of North Dakota
Ph.D. (higher education policy studies), Indiana University Bloomington
LL.M. adv. (European & international business law), Leiden University
JD, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
MBA (venture & technology management), Indiana University Kelley School of Business
BS Ed. (secondary education), Indiana University Bloomington
David Nguyen is an assistant professor of educational leadership in the higher education program and affiliate assistant professor of law at the University of North Dakota. David received his Ph.D. in education policy studies at Indiana University Bloomington, and his dissertation examined international student leadership self-efficacy on host campuses. David received both his undergraduate degree and joint M.B.A./J.D. degree from IU, and practiced law in Indianapolis before returning to IU for doctoral studies in 2011. David also has a master of advanced legal studies (LL.M. adv.) in European & international business law from Leiden University in the Netherlands as a Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship recipient.
David’s careers and studies have spanned continents. While completing his masters studies, David was named visiting professor of business ethics at Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, where he developed and taught graduate courses in business ethics for the university’s M.B.A. and D.B.A. programs. From serving as the pro bono director of the American Bar Association's Disaster Legal Services program to teaching tennis to kids, Nguyen touches the lives of all who cross his path and continues to put his mark on a handful of industries, companies, countries, organizations, and individuals.
At IU, he received the Lieber Memorial Teaching Associate Award, a university-wide award recognizing teaching excellence among its graduate students. David also earned the prestigious Eberle and Virginia T. Piper Charitable Trust fellowships from the School of Education and the Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence Fellowship.