Prof Dr. Võ Văn Sen

Dr. Võ Văn Sen, President of University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH), Vietnam National University of Ho Chi Minh City, is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of History. He is also a member of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council, Council of Sustainable Development of HCM City, and Council of Universities in HCM City, and a standing member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Vietnamese Historians.
In 1992, Võ Văn Sen held a visiting fellowship at Harvard University (USA) and had the opportunity to learn more about historiography and up-to-date teaching methods. In 1998, he worked as a visiting lecturer at Faculty of Foreign Languages and Asian Studies, Nagoya University of Commerce & Business Administration (Japan). His primary research is about Vietnamese history, political science and contemporary social issues. His best known works include “The Issues of Land Tenure in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam”, “The Development of Capitalism in South Vietnam (1954-1975)”, “History of Vietnam (1945-1975)” (joint authored), and “Thoai Son on the Way of Sustainable Development” (joint authored), among others.
As the President of a flagship university, Dr. Võ Văn Sen has been leading with a strategic vision. Under his leadership, USSH has built a responsive, flexible and autonomous system of governance and management. President Võ Văn Sen has been continuously working to enhance the system to promote high quality teaching, learning and research.
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