An Thuy Nguyen

An Thuy NguyenLabor Education Professional
5713 Chadbourne Hall, Room 200, Orono, ME 04469
Telephone: 207.581.4127

An T. Nguyen supports the Bureau of Labor Education by providing specialized educational programs for academic students, workers, and worker organizations through research, writing, teaching, grant writing, and outreach to students and labor constituents. She develops curriculum, teaches courses, researches and writes on topics relevant to Labor Studies, labor education, labor unions and history.

As a historian, Dr. Nguyen specializes in the history of U.S. foreign relations, modern U.S. and Asian history, labor movements, women’s history, and gender studies. Her historical research focuses on American foreign policies, conflict resolution, democratic governance, and the political activism of women, students, religious communities, and labor activists in the United States and Vietnam during the 20th century.


  • Ph.D., History, University of Maine, 2023
    Concentrations: U.S. Foreign Relations; Vietnamese History; Political Activism in 20th century
  • M.A., History, University of Maine, 2016
    Concentrations: Asian History; Women’s History and Gender Studies
  • B.A., Economics and International Studies (double-major), Capital University, 2012
    Concentration: Peace and Conflict Resolution
    Minor: History

Professional Organizations:

  • Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR)
  • American Historical Society (AHA)
  • Vietnam Studies Group (VSG)