Rutgers GSE CMSI

Thai-Huy Nguyen

Senior Research Associate

Thai-Huy Nguyen is an assistant professor of education at Seattle University and a Senior Research Associate for the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions. His areas of expertise include racial minority achievement in STEM and health professional education, the contributions of Minority Serving Institutions and community colleges to racial minority success in STEM, and diversity in the STEM workforce. Thai-Huy’s work has been published in several academic outlets, including Teachers College Record, Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, Urban Education, Nursing Outlook, and History of Education. He is currently the co-principal investigator on a national study on HBCUs and STEM education, funded by the Helmsley Charitable Trust for $1.5 million. He has previously served as project manager for national studies related to racial minorities in nursing education (funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) and student success and Minority Serving Institutions (funded by Lumina Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, and USA Funds). Thai-Huy received his Ph.D. in Education with a concentration in higher education from the University of Pennsylvania.