Meet Kate (Thi) Nguyen
Visiting Assisitant Professor, Psychology
Phone: (813) 257-4088
Address: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33606
1998 Hanoi National University of Education, B.A.
2004 Hanoi National University of Education, M.A.
2015 Shaanxi Normal University, Ph.D.
Statistics and Experimental Method I
Kate Nguyen specializes in narrative psychology, social/cultural psychology and educational psychology.
Nguyen's research focuses are cultural and narrative psychology. Her research results are on methods and approaches of teaching and education, on how teachers and students collaborate effectively in the classroom in different cultures. Her recent publications focus on how teachers/educators use storytelling as an effective teaching method in the classroom; and how people use storytelling to be more resilient and to overcome challenges in their lives.
She has presented numerous papers on educational psychology and narrative psychology at various regional, national and international conferences. Her results have been published in international, peer-reviewed journals including Journal of Education Research, Reading Psychology, Cogent, Linguistic and Literature Studies, the Journal of Poetry Therapy of the Florida State University (FSU), and The Journal of General Psychology.
She applies her research to education by developing curricular, online training, and successfully delivering lectures and transmitting living values to students in different countries such as Vietnam, the Philippines, China and the United States. She has taught a wide array of topics including educational psychology, social psychology, lifespan development, statistic and research methods, cognitive psychology and neuroscience psychology. She is a resourceful educator, in developing effective lessons, providing learning and study skills, arousing the student’s interest and enthusiasm for education, and encouraging the application of new teaching methods in different cultures.