Scope of Responsibilities
At UHD, Dr. Nguyen is responsible for promoting excellence in teaching, research and service. He manages faculty matters, including faculty development, recruitment and evaluation. He works with the College Office on promotion and tenure including salary increases. Dr. Nguyen coordinates an effective curriculum, including the scheduling of courses. He manages the budget, overseeing expenditures, maintaining accurate records and ensuring sound fiscal policies and procedures. He also manages departmental staff, including development and performance evaluation.
Dr. Nguyen earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Monetary Economics, Master of Science in Mathematics and Master of Arts in Economics all from the University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Nguyen is an Associate Professor of Economics at UHD and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tropical Star Enterprise, Inc. He served as an economist and then as the Head of the Economic Analysis and Forecasting Department at the 5th District of Federal Home Loan Bank System. Dr. Nguyen is also the former President of the Academy of International Business-Southwest Chapter, USA and the current Vice President/Program Chair of the Southwest Society of Economists. He was the 2013 and 2014 Runner - Up for the UHD Scholarship and Creativity Award.