Health Policy, Social & Education Policy

Phuong Nguyen

  • Associate Professor, School of Urban and Regional Planning, UI Graduate College
  • Researcher, Social and Education Policy Research Program


Phuong Nguyen is an Associate Professor at the University of Iowa, holding joint appointments with the School of Urban and Regional Planning and with the Social and Education Policy Research Program at the Public Policy Center. His research interests are in public policy and finance in education, transportation and health. Nguyen's research has been published in peer-reviewed journals including National Tax Journal, Education Finance and Policy, Journal of Regional Science, Journal of Planning Education and Research, Transportation, and Medical Care

Research Interests

  • Public finance and policy

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Public Administration, Syracuse University, 2010
  • M.P.P., Public Policy, Duke University, 2006
  • B.S., International Economics, Foreign Trade University, Vietnam, 1999
  • B.A., English, Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 1998