Social & Education Policy

Phuong Nguyen

  • Assistant Professor, Urban and Regional Planning


Phuong Nguyen is an Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa, holding joint appointments with the School of Urban and Regional Planning and with the Social and Education Policy 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