Tu Phuong Nguyen has been a PhD candidate at the Department of Political and Social Change, ANU since March 2014. Her current PhD research is about factory workers’ resistance in Vietnam, with a focus on whether and how workers turn to the law to make their claims. The fieldwork is based in Dong Nai Province, an industrial region in the south. She has a Bachelor of International Studies with First Class Honours at The University of Adelaide. She has articles on business associations in Vietnam published in the Asian Studies Review and the Australian Journal of Political Science in 2014, a review essay on labour unrest in Vietnam and China in the Journal of Contemporary Asia, and several op-eds in the East Asia Forum and New Mandala. These can be found via her research link below. She is the two-time prize winner of the best postgraduate paper at the annual conference of the Australian Political Studies Association in 2013 and 2014.