Huong Nguyen

Job Title



Indiana University Maurer School of Law


United States

Area of Expertise

  • Conflict
  • Gender and constitutions
  • Diversity
  • Customary governance/legal pluralism
  • Human rights
  • Judicial system design
  • Minority issues
  • Participation
  • Power sharing (horizontal/vertical)
  • Religion
  • Security sector


Huong Thi Nguyen, “Pursuing Constitutional Dialogue within Socialist Vietnam: The 2010 Debate,” Australian Journal of Asian Law 13(1) (2012),

Book Chapters
Huong Thi Nguyen, “Constitutional Rights and Dialogic Process in Socialist Vietnam: Protecting Rural-to-Urban Migrants’ Rights Without A Constitutional Court,” in Difference and Constitutionalism in Pan-Asia, ed. Susan H. Williams (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014)

Huong Thi Nguyen, “Equality Without Freedoms?: Political Representation and Participation of Women in Vietnam,” in En/gendering Governance: from the Local to the Global, eds. Kim Rubenstein and Katharine Young (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming)

Other Publications (selected)
Huong Nguyen, “On Democratic Theories,” Philosophy Now, March/April 2014

Nguyễn Thị Hường, “Đảng Chưa Ra Khỏi Cái Bóng Của Mình” [The Party Has Not Overcome Its Own Shadow], BBC Vietnamese, May 24, 2013,…

Nguyễn Thị Hường, “Học Từ Hiến Pháp 1946: Cần Nhìn Nhận Cả Ưu Điểm Và Hạn Chế” [Learn from the 1946 Constitution: The Need to Consider Both Its Strengths and Weaknesses], Tia Sang Magazine, December 12, 2012,

Huong Nguyen, “Internet Stirs Activism in Vietnam,” Yale Global Online, May 11, 2012,

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