Originally from Vietnam, Dr. Hang Thi Thuy Tran has worked in multiple areas: a lecturer, a researcher, a community facilitator, an interpreter, and a cultural broker. She completed her PhD in Elementary Education at the University of Alberta, Canada in 2021. Her doctoral dissertation entitled “Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Vietnamese Children and Mothers Composing Lives in Transition to Canada” receives the 2022 Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CATE) Recognition Award for Theses and Dissertations on Teacher Education. Her study highlights the importance of cultural ethics in doing research and everyday life-making, the “world”-traveling to better understanding the experiences of newcomer children and families and their contribution to Canadian education and culture, and making kin with multispecies’ flourishing as significant in the children’s familial curriculum-making and school curriculum-making worlds. Dr. Tran has a wide range of research interests including newcomer children and families, familial curriculum-making, cultural brokering, teacher education, and narrative inquiry.
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