Thanh Trúc T. Nguyễn is a specialist faculty member at the Curriculum Research & Development Group of the College of Education at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Trúc’s research interests are in leveraging learning technologies for maximum influence and the Internet's impact on teaching and learning.
She has two primary areas of research specialty: online learning communities for teachers and Internet safety issues for schools and families. In her capacity as a learning technologies scholar and practitioner, she also provides support for STEM and computer science programs. She is the co-coordinator of the Hawai‘i affiliate of the National Center for Women in Information Technology and vice president of the Consortium of State and Regional Educational Research Associations, an affiliate of the American Educational Research Association.
She earned a bachelor's in zoology master's in educational technology from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Southern California.