Associate Professor Nathalie Nguyen

  • ARC Future Fellow

    BA (Hons) (Melbourne) ; DPhil (Oxford)

    Associate Professor Nathalie Nguyen holds an ARC Future Fellowship (2011-15) for her project “Forgotten Histories: Vietnamese Veterans in Australia.” She joined the National Centre for Australian Studies in December 2011.

    Nathalie previously held an ARC Australian Research Fellowship (2005-10) at the Australian Centre at the University of Melbourne. She was also the recipient of a 2007 Harold White Fellowship at the National Library of Australia and a 2011 Visiting Research Fellowship at the Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford.

    Nathalie is the author of 3 books, 2 of which have been translated into other languages: Vietnamese Voices: Gender and Cultural Identity in the Vietnamese Francophone Novel (2003), nominated for 4 international awards including the Kiriyama Prize; Voyage of Hope: Vietnamese Australian Women’s Narratives (2005), shortlisted for the 2007 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards; and Memory Is Another Country: Women of the Vietnamese Diaspora (2009), judged an Outstanding Academic Title, 2010 by Choice, and published in French in Paris as La mémoire est un autre pays: Femmes de la diaspora vietnamienne (2013).

    Recent Awards

    ARC Future Fellowship (2011-15) of $706,299 awarded for her project “Forgotten Histories: Vietnamese Veterans in Australia”

    ARC Australian Research Fellowship (2005-10) of $578,252 awarded for her project “Vietnamese Women: Voices and Narratives of the Diaspora”

    2011 Visiting Research Fellowship at the Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford awarded for her project “Vietnamese Refugees: Memory, Narrative and the Diaspora”

    2010 Choice Outstanding Academic Title

    2007 Harold White Fellowship of $10,200 awarded at the National Library of Australia for her project “Vietnamese Refugees: Perspectives and Perceptions”

    2007 New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards in the Community Relations Commission Award category – Shortlisted