NGUYEN MANH HUNG is associate professor of Public and International Affairs and director of the Indochina Center, George Mason University. He received his law degree from the Faculty of Law, University of Saigon (1960), and both his M.A. (1963) and Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of Virginia (1965).

Prior to 1975, Dr. Hung was professor of International Politics, National School of Public Administration and the University of Saigon, Vietnam, and a frequent lecturer at the National Defense College. Outside the academia, Dr. Hung chaired several committees to reorganize the Vietnamese civil service, served as planning advisor to the President of the National Economic Development Fund, then Deputy-Minister of National Planning of the Republic of Vietnam.

A former Fulbright Scholar and Social Science Research Council Fellow, Dr. Hung is the author of several books, book chapters, and articles. His major publications include Introduction to International Relations (Saigon, 1971), Peace and Development in South Vietnam (with Nguyen Van Hao et al, Saigon, 1973), and The Challenge of Vietnam's Reconstruction (with A Terry Rambo and Neil L. Jameison, Virginia, 1991). His contributed book chapters to New Directions in the International Relations of Southeast Asia (Singapore University Press, 1973), Refugees in the United States (Greenwood Press, 1985), The American War in Vietnam: Lessons, Legacies, and Implications for Future Conflict (Greenwood Press, 1987) Refugees in America in the 1990's (Greenwood Press, 1996), and published articles in World Affairs, Asian Survey, Pacific Affairs, Amerasia Journal, and Journal of Asian Thought and Society.

Dr. Hung is a member of the International Studies Association and the Association for Asian Studies and has participated in major policy working groups on Vietnam and Indochina, including the Indochina Policy Forum of the Aspen Institute, the Indochina Study Group of the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Southeast Asia Working Group of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He has served as an advisor to VACETS since 1995.

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