As Quoted or Cited

A list of selected sources in English and Vietnamese in which I was quoted, mentioned, or my work cited in the print and electronic media.  For all other citations, have a look at Google Scholar account, which is more targeted, or by entering my name, “Mark A. Ashwill,” in Google Scholar,which is more comprehensive but limited to English.  

Mentioned as a contributor under Sources for Insights: List of Think Tanks and Thinkers for the Ho Chi Minh City Peace & Development Foundation (HPDF), an organization within the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations (HUFO).  HPDF was founded by Madame Tôn Nữ Thị Ninh President, HCMC Peace and Development Foundation, Vice President, Vietnam Peace Committee, President, HCMC Peace Committee, Former Ambassador to EU & Belgium, Former Vice-Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee, Viet Nam National Assembly.

2020

Stacey, V. (27.3.20). US-bound students being hit by “rampant” agent fraud in Vietnam. The Pie News.  Retrieved from https://thepienews.com/news/us-bound-students-being-hit-by-rampant-agent-fraud-in-vietnam/

2019

Nguyen, Q. (31.12.19). Bad rap haunts Vietnam despite tourism boomVNExpress International.  Retrieved from https://e.vnexpress.net/news/travel/places/bad-rap-haunts-vietnam-despite-tourism-boom-4035451.html  (Check out this 2.1.20 blog post for the complete interview with me.)

Nguyen, T. T. H. (3.12.19). Examining Vietnam-Australia Political and Economic RelationsAsian Affairs: An American Review, 46(2-3), 63-79.  https://doi.org/10.1080/00927678.2019.1697511

Do, N. (10-19). Education investment catching attention. Vietnam Economic Times. Retrieved from https://vneconomictimes.com/article/business/education-investment-catching-attention

Nghia, T. L. H. (15.8.19). Motivations for Studying Abroad and Immigration Intentions. Journal of International Students, 9(3), 758–776. doi: 10.32674/jis.v0i0.731

Nguyen, Q. (16.4.19). Vietnam posts highest growth among foreign student admissions in Canada. VNExpress International. Retrieved from https://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/vietnam-posts-highest-growth-among-foreign-student-admissions-in-canada-3909766.html

(16.4.19). Vietnam tops US in number of students seeking overseas education in Canada. The Voice of Vietnam. Retrieved from https://english.vov.vn/society/vietnam-tops-us-in-number-of-students-seeking-overseas-education-in-canada-395257.vov

Civinini, C. (12.2.19). Vietnam partners with Cambridge exam boardThe PIE News.  Retrieved from https://thepienews.com/news/cup-and-cambridge-assessment-partner-with-vietnams-moe/

(2-19). Vietnam:  Recommended Books & MoviesTrails of Indochina. Retrieved from https://www.trailsofindochina.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Vietnam_Recommended-Books-Movies-1.pdf

2018

Manh, T. and Nguyen Q. (5.12.18). At 4 am, Saigon students queue up to register for English exam. VNExpress International. Retrieved from https://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/at-4-am-saigon-students-queue-up-to-register-for-english-exam-3848866.html

(13.11.18). Tiếng Anh của người Việt cỡ nào ở châu Á?  https://tuoitre.vn/tieng-anh-cua-nguoi-viet-co-nao-o-chau-a-20181113114338891.htmTuổi Trẻ. Retrieved from 

Crace, A. (28.9.18). Vietnam increases domestic participation in international schools. The PIE News.  Retrieved from https://thepienews.com/news/vietnam-increases-domestic-participation-in-international-schools/

EU-Vietnam Business Network. (n.d.). Education in Vietnam Edition 2018. Ho Chi Minh City.

(13.4.18).  Quá nhiều nghi vấn về trường ‘ma’ liên kết ở VN. Thanh Niên.  Retrieved from https://thanhnien.vn/giao-duc/qua-nhieu-nghi-van-ve-truong-ma-lien-ket-o-vn-952065.html

(9.4.18). Báo điện tử The Pienews: VinUni sẽ thay đổi suy nghĩ cho con đi du học. Zing.vn. Retrieved from https://news.zing.vn/bao-dien-tu-the-pienews-vinuni-se-thay-doi-suy-nghi-cho-con-di-du-hoc-post833110.html

Southerland, D. (7.3.18). War reporter reflects on Vietnam’s will to move on. Asia Times. Retrieved from https://www.asiatimes.com/2018/03/article/war-reporter-reflects-vietnams-will-move/

(3.4.18). Camara, M. Vietnamese property developer partners with Cornell on new HEI. The PIE News.  Retrieved from https://thepienews.com/news/vietnams-largest-property-developer-sets-sights-on-world-class-university/

Kim, N. (27.2.18). Bộ trưởng Giáo dục Mỹ có bằng cử nhân, không phải giáo sư. Zing.vn. Retrieved from https://news.zing.vn/bo-truong-giao-duc-my-co-bang-cu-nhan-khong-phai-giao-su-post821657.html

(27.2.18). Bộ trưởng Giáo dục Mỹ cũng chỉ có bằng cử nhân kinh tế. VTC News.  Retrieved from https://vtc.vn/giao-duc/bo-truong-giao-duc-my-cung-chi-co-bang-cu-nhan-kinh-te-ar383345.html

Civinini, C. (11.2.18).  Vietnam’s English targets set to fail, experts warnThe PIE News.  Retrieved from https://thepienews.com/news/vietnams-english-proficiency-targets-set-fail/

Phong, N. (12.1.18). Tiến sĩ’ Lê Văn Vọng: Ngày xưa tôi học thì nó là chính thống. Vietnammoi. Retrieved from https://vietnammoi.vn/tien-si-le-van-vong-ngay-xua-toi-hoc-thi-no-la-chinh-thong-73109.htm

2017

(10.12.17). Education deal with Ireland has good effect on Vietnam’s economy. The Voice of Vietnam. Retrieved from https://english.vov.vn/society/education-deal-with-ireland-has-good-effect-on-vietnams-economy-364363.vov

(19.9.17). Tấm bằng tiến sĩ của ông Xuân Anh: Oan thị Kính hay oan thị MàuLAO ĐỘNG.  Retrieved from https://laodong.vn/su-kien-binh-luan/tam-bang-tien-si-cua-ong-xuan-anh-oan-thi-kinh-hay-oan-thi-mau-565387.ldo

Park, H. (16.8.17). Vietnam: Southeast Asia’s Most Dynamic Outbound MarketWENR.  Retrieved from https://wenr.wes.org/2017/08/vietnam-southeast-asias-most-dynamic-outbound-market

(August 2017). Globally Mobile Youth: Trends in International Secondary Students in the United States, 2013-2016. Institute of International Education (IIE). Retrieved from
https://www.iie.org/en/Research-and-Insights/Publications/Globally-Mobile-Youth-2013-2016

Luong, D. (25.6.17). In Vietnam, Good Parenting Equals a Straight-A Kid, Plus an American DegreeVNExpress International.  Retrieved from https://e.vnexpress.net/projects/in-vietnam-good-parenting-equals-a-straight-a-kid-plus-an-american-degree-3604276/index.html

Sharma,Y.  (25.5.17). Government to ease rules on foreign investment in HEUniversity World News.  Retrieved from https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=2017052514224359

(9.5.17) Buổi giao lưu giữa Tiến sỹ Mark Ashwill – Giám đốc điều hành Capstone Việt Nam với học sinh Trường THPT Khoa học giáo dục. Trường THPT Khoa Học Giáo Dục. Retrieved from https://hes.vnu.edu.vn/buoi-giao-luu-giua-tien-sy-mark-ashwill-giam-doc-dieu-hanh-capstone-viet-nam-voi-hoc-sinh-truong-thpt-khoa-hoc-giao-duc/

Marsh, N. (20.3.17). $45m needed to set up foreign university in Vietnam, says draft decreeThe PIE Newshttps://thepienews.com/news/45m-needed-to-set-up-foreign-university-in-vietnam-says-draft-decree/

2016

Ha, P. (14.12.16). Welcome to the US, Vietnamese students. VNExpress International. Retrieved from https://e.vnexpress.net/news/business/data-speaks/welcome-to-the-us-vietnamese-students-3513338.html

Luong, D. (17.11.16). Vietnam’s costly foreign language program declared a failure, but to little surpriseVNExpress International.  Retrieved from https://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/vietnam-s-costly-foreign-language-program-declared-a-failure-but-to-little-surprise-3500085.html

(9.11.16). International educators react to shock Trump victory. The PIE News.  Retrieved from https://thepienews.com/news/international-educators-react-to-shock-trump-victory

Street. P. (26.9.16). Bob Kerrey, Fulbright University and the Neoliberal Erasure of History. Z Magazine.  Retrieved from https://zcomm.org/zmagazine/bob-kerrey-fulbright-university-and-the-neoliberal-erasure-of-history/

Ben-Meir, Y. Tadlaoui-Cherki, M. and Roumani. K. (12.8.16). Countering extremism through human developmentUniversity World News.  Retrieved from 
https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20160809131211242

Marsh, N. (26.7.16). English to be second language in Vietnam HE. The PIE News. Retrieved from https://thepienews.com/news/english-to-be-second-language-in-vietnam-he/

(7.6.16). Thư ngỏ gửi người VN & các bạn Mỹ của bà Tôn Nữ Thị NinhVietNamNet. Retrieved from https://vietnamnet.vn/vn/thoi-su/chinh-tri/thu-ngo-gui-nguoi-vn-cac-ban-my-cua-ba-ton-nu-thi-ninh-308989.html

Tôn N. T. N. (7.6.16). Thư ngỏ gửi người Việt Nam và các bạn Mỹ.  Retrieved from https://thanhnien.vn/thoi-su/thu-ngo-gui-nguoi-viet-nam-va-cac-ban-my-711052.html

(3.6.16). GS Mỹ: Để Bob Kerrey làm Chủ tịch ĐH Fulbright VN là “nỗi hổ thẹn“. SOHA.  Retrieved from https://soha.vn/gs-my-de-bob-kerrey-lam-chu-tich-dh-fulbright-vn-la-noi-ho-then-20160603120346098.htm

McRaven, N., & Summers, P. (2016). Internationalizing a Community College: A View From the Top. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 41(7), 436–446. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/10668926.2016.1195306

2015

(27.7.15). From the field: Vietnam’s cash economy and study abroad. ICEF Monitor. Retrieved from https://monitor.icef.com/2015/07/from-the-field-vietnams-cash-economy-and-study-abroad/

(15.7.15). Chiêu trò của các công ty tư vấn du học… hạng hai. Lao động Thủ đô.  Retrieved from http://laodongthudo.vn/chieu-tro-cua-cac-cong-ty-tu-van-du-hoc-hang-hai-23821.html

(25.5.15) Khi Monsanto dễ dàng trở lại Việt Nam. Tuổi Trẻ.  Retrieved from https://tuoitre.vn/khi-monsanto-de-dang-tro-lai-viet-nam-750642.htm

(21.1.15). Giảng viên đại học xài bằng tiến sĩ “ma”. Tuổi Trẻ. Retrieved from https://tuoitre.vn/giang-vien-dai-hoc-xai-bang-tien-si-ma-701889.htm

(20.1.15). Tiến sỹ Mark A. Ashwill: 5 năm Capstone Vietnam “sống đúng’ với giá trị một doanh nghiệp. Phụ Nữ Hiện Đại.  Retrieved from https://phunuhiendai.vn/tien-sy-mark-a-ashwill-5-nam-capstone-vietnam-song-dung-voi-gia-tri-mot-doanh-nghiep/

2014

An, T., Khampha.vn.  (22.4.14). Cẩn thận khi lựa chọn chương trình đào tạo nước ngoài24H.  Retrieved from https://www.24h.com.vn/giao-duc-du-hoc/can-than-khi-lua-chon-chuong-trinh-dao-tao-nuoc-ngoai-c216a625415.html

(4.11.14). Number of Vietnamese students abroad up 15% in 2013. ICEF Monitor. Retrieved from https://monitor.icef.com/2014/11/number-vietnamese-students-abroad-15-2013/

2012

Tran, A. Q., Stokhof, M. T. H., Nguyen, T. undefined, & Verbossen, G. undefined (Eds.). (2012). Guide to Vietnam for Dutch Higher Education Institutes. (pp. 1–80). Ho Chi Minh City: Nuffic Neso Vietnam.

(30.1.12). Hôm nay, tác giả “bài văn lạ” lên đường du học Mỹ. Kenh14. Retrieved from http://kenh14.vn/hoc-duong/hom-nay-tac-gia-bai-van-la-len-duong-du-hoc-my-20120129103723400.chn

Quốc Lịch, V. (30.1.12) Học trò nghèo trường Ams du học Mỹ. VNExpress. Retrieved from https://vnexpress.net/giao-duc/hoc-tro-ngheo-truong-ams-du-hoc-my-2216835.html

(28.9.12) Tham nhũng trong giáo dục gây hậu quả nghiêm trọng với người nghèo. Giáo dục Việt Nam.  Retrieved from https://giaoduc.net.vn/giao-duc-24h/tham-nhung-trong-giao-duc-gay-hau-qua-nghiem-trong-voi-nguoi-ngheo-post90342.gd

(22.6.12). America’s Surging Export to Vietnam: EducationVIETNOMICS: Investment Consultants.  Retrieved from https://vietnomics.wordpress.com/2012/06/22/americas-surging-export-to-vietnam-education/  (Much of the credit for the strengthening US-Vietnam higher education link goes to Hanoi-based educator Mark Ashwill, director of Capstone Vietnam and key advisor to student-run nonprofit VietAbroader, both of which help Vietnamese students navigate the American education culture.)

(18.1.02). Các trường đại học Mỹ tại Việt Nam không được công nhận tại Mỹ. Kênh Tuyển Sinh. Retrieved from https://kenhtuyensinh.vn/cac-truong-dai-hoc-my-tai-viet-nam-khong-duoc-cong-nhan-tai-my

2011

(15.11.11).  Vietnamese students aim for top US schoolsVietnamNet Bridge.  Retrieved from https://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/education/15015/vietnamese-students-aim-for-top-us-schools.html

Nerad, M., & Blumenfield, T. (2011). Investigating the International Experiences in STEM Graduate Education and Beyond: Report from the February 2011 Workshop to Develop a Research Agenda (pp. 1–71). Seattle, WA: Center for Innovation in Research and Graduate Education, University of Washington.  Retrieved from https://cgsnet.org/ckfinder/userfiles/files/WO_1_A%20FIN-Assessing-Intl-Ed-Report-3-2012.pdf  

2010

Le, Q.A. (18.11.10). Students warned of rogue education providers. Viet Nam News. Retrieved from https://vietnamnews.vn/society/205842/students-warned-of-rogue-education-providers.html

Ashwill, M. A. (2010). Americans and the Other. International Educator, 19(5), 64–64. doi: https://search.proquest.com/openview/f4dc985d9c40d49163c6d871afed0dac/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=44755

2009

Marklein, M.B. (24.9.09).  Selling college, overseas US recruiters find a growing market, especially in Vietnam. USA Today. Retrieved from https://www.pressreader.com/usa/usa-today-us-edition/20090924/283600986304026

(6-09). The Intangibles of Excellence: Governance and the Quest to Build a Vietnamese Apex Research University.  This publication is a joint collaboration between the New School, the Harvard Kennedy School, and the Fulbright Economics Teaching Program (FETP) in Ho Chi Minh City, under a contract agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to provide a White Paper on the Development of an Apex Research University in Viet Nam. (pp. 34–34).

Overland, M.A. (15.5.09). American Colleges Raise the Flag in Vietnam. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from https://www.immagic.com/eLibrary/ARCHIVES/GENERAL/CHRON_HE/C090515O.pdf

(5.5.09). Overseas study applications fall. Viet Nam News. Retrieved from https://vietnamnews.vn/society/owners-of-the-future/187683/overseas-study-applications-fall.html

2008

(25.11.08). Việt Nam có trên 8.700 sinh viên theo học tại Hoa Kỳ. Bộ Lao động- Thương binh và Xã hội (The Ministry of Labour ‑ Invalids and Social Affairs).  Retrieved from http://www.molisa.gov.vn/Pages/tintuc/chitiet.aspx?tintucID=11107

Promoting Study in the United States. (2008). In American Support for Education in Vietnam: A Brainstorming Conference for American Stakeholders. doi: https://photos.state.gov/libraries/vietnam/8621/pdf-forms/EduConfReport-Jan08.pdf

2007

Bernardo, R. (19.6.07). Students head to Vietnam. Honolulu Star-Bulletin.  Retrieved from http://archives.starbulletin.com/2007/06/19/news/story07.html

(8.3.07). CGE launches new educational resource on VietnamHobart and William Smith Colleges. Retrieved from https://www2.hws.edu/article-id-5774/

(20.1.07). “Việt Nam: Không thể lãng phí chi tiêu giáo dục!” FPT Aptech (Reprinted from VietNamNet).  Retrieved from http://aptech.fpt.edu.vn/chitiet.php?id=860

(8.1.07). Wyo-based diploma mills create ill will overseasCasper Star-Tribune.  Retrieved from https://trib.com/news/opinion/editorial/article_688c6a66-c1db-5a3d-8d78-05c50a6991e0.html 

2006

Barnes, W. (19.11.06).  Vietnam eager to learn capitalism’s lessonsFinancial Times. Retrieved from https://www.ft.com/content/902d87d6-765e-11db-8284-0000779e2340

Ashwill, M. A. (2006). US Institutions Find Fertile Ground in Vietnam’s Expanding Higher Education Market. International Higher Education, 44, 13–14. Retrieved from https://www.bc.edu/content/dam/files/research_sites/cihe/pdf/IHEpdfs/ihe44.pdf

2005

(17.7.05)  A Focus on VietnamCNN International Business Traveller.  Retrieved from 
https://www.amchamvietnam.com/cnn-shows-a-focus-on-vietnam-www-cnn-com-15-jul-05/