Le Dong Hai Nguyen

Master of Science in Foreign Service Candidate

Le Dong Hai Nguyen
(SFS’23, MSFS24)

L. D. Hai Nguyen is a graduate student at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. He is pursuing the MSFS in Global Business & Finance and the Landagger Honors Program in International Business Diplomacy, having graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a BSFS in International Economics.

Hai is a Centennial Fellow working under MSFS Deputy Director Dr. Ashley Lenihan, a Doyle Global Dialogue Fellow with the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, and is currently the Business & Economics Section Editor of the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs. A member of Alpha Sigma Nu, the university’s oldest honor society, he has previously served in the Honor Council, the Georgetown Admissions Ambassador Program, the Georgetown Graduate Consulting Club, and the SFS Committee on China.

Born and raised in Vietnam, he is interested in Asia-Pacific economics and geopolitics and hopes to pursue a career that involves strengthening sustainable economic ties and business diplomacy in the region. A United Nations Association Fellow, Hai is the founding chair of the Global Association of Economics Education and was the first person under 18 years of age to be awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts. His research and insights have been published in the Asia Times, The National Interest, and Newsweek, among others.

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