Patton Hall 432C
Dr. David Nguyen holds the B.S. in Accounting and Marketing Management and the M.S. in Accounting, both from Syracuse University. He also holds a M.S. in College Student Development and Counseling from Northeastern University and the Ph.D. in Higher, Adult & Lifelong Education from Michigan State University. Dr. Nguyen’s teaching and research interests focus on access and equity issues in postsecondary education.
Research, Engagement, and Outreach interests: Postsecondary or Higher Education; Access to Graduate School; Support for Minoritized College Students (E.G., LGBTQ+, Poor/Working Class).
Recent Publications (underlined names represent current or former students):
Nguyen, D.J. & Yao, C.W. (Eds.) (2022). A Handbook For Supporting Today's Graduate Students. Stylus.
Nguyen, D.J. (2022). How Low-Income Students Thriving in Postsecondary Educational Environments. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education. https://doi.org/10.1037/dhe0000360
Rehr, T. I., & Nguyen, D. J. (2022). Approach/Avoidance Coping among Community College Students and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 22(3), 237-251. https://doi.org/10.1080/19496591.2021.1914641
Nguyen, D.J., Copeland, O., & Renn, K.A. (2022). LGBQ+ College Choice: Implications for College Transitions. Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 34(1), 43-59.
Ardoin, S. & Nguyen, D.J. (2022). Getting the first job out of graduate school: How faculty can use career theory and coaching to support students' job searches and life planning. In Q. Martin (Ed.), Career Development and Job Satisfaction. Nova.
Trentacoste, P., Ward, M., Aluso, S., Copeland, O. & Nguyen, D.J. (2022). Financial lessons for student services. New Directions for Student Services, 176, 57-69. https://doi.org/10.1002/ss.20406
Copeland, O., Linley, J.L., & Nguyen, D.J. (2022). LGB Faculty. In K. Strunk & S. Shelton (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Queer Studies in Education. Brill.
Ison, M. P., & Nguyen, D. J. (2021). The opportunities and challenges for community college faculty teaching dual enrollment programs. New Directions for Community Colleges, 195, 119-128. https://doi.org/10.1002/cc.20471
Konyar, G., & Nguyen, D. J. (2021). Examining How Residential Curriculum Implementation Changes Professional Work for Student Affairs Professionals. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1080/19496591.2021.1975546
Nguyen, D.J. & Rowe, A-K. (2021). Developing class-consciousness leadership education in graduate and professional schools. New Directions for Student Leadership, 169, 111-117. https://doi.org/10.1002/yd.20427
Hill, R.L., Nguyen, D.J., Kilgo, C.A., Shea, H.D., Lange, A.C., Renn, K., & Woodford, M. (2021). How LGBTQ+ students thrive in college. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 58(3), 267-281. https://doi.org/10.1080/19496591.2020.1738241
Nguyen, D.J. & Herron, A. (2021). Keeping up with the Joneses or feeling priced out?: The financial costs of belonging for low-income students. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 14(3), 429-440. https://doi.org/10.1037/dhe0000191
Miller, R., Dika, S., Nguyen, D.J., Woodford, M.W., & Renn, K.A. (2021). LGBTQ+ college students with disabilities: Demographic profile and perceptions of well-being. Journal of LGBT Youth, 18(1), 60-77. https://doi.org/10.1080/19361653.2019.1706686
Rosati, C. & Nguyen, D.J., (2021). Micro to Macro: Expanding First-Generation, Poor, and Working Class Student Support Through Training. In G. Martin & S. Ardoin (Eds.), Social Class Supports: Programs and Practices to Serve and Sustain Poor and Working-Class Students through Higher Education. Stylus.
Cohen, B., Mathuews, K., & Nguyen, D.J. (2021). Making Academic Materials Available for Free or at Minimal Cost. In G. Martin & S. Ardoin (Eds.), Social Class Supports: Programs and Practices to Serve and Sustain Poor and Working-Class Students through Higher Education. Stylus.
Signal, S., Nguyen, D.J., Amey, M. & Jean-Perkins, R. (2021). Supporting Poor and Working-Class Students’ Access to Professional Development During Doctoral Programs in Education. In G. Martin & S. Ardoin (Eds.), Social Class Supports: Programs and Practices to Serve and Sustain Poor and Working-Class Students through Higher Education. Stylus.
Chan, M., Kwon, J., Nguyen, D.J., Saunders, K., Shah, N., Smith, K. (2020). National trends in federal student loan borrowing by income group and first-generation status. AIR Professional File, Spring 2020 Volume, Article 148. http://doi.org/10.34315/apf1482020
Nguyen, D.J., Linley, J.L., Woodford, M.W., & Renn, K.A. (2020). Exploring LGBTQ+ students' awareness of housing and anti-discrimination policies across institutional type. Journal of College and University Student Housing, 46(3), 28-45. https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/acuho/journal_vol46no3/index.php#/p/27
Ardoin, S., Clayton, A., martinez, b. & Nguyen, D.J. (2020). Negotiating Space and Relationships as a First-Generation, Working Class College Student. In J. Garvey, J. Harris, D. Means, R. Perez, & C. Porter (Eds.), Case Studies for Student Development Theory: Advancing Social Justice & Inclusion in Higher Education. Routledge.
Flood, A.E. & Nguyen, D.J. (2020). Academic Advising case study. In M. Benjamin & J. Jessup- Anger (eds.), Maybe I Should...Case Studies on Ethics for Student Affairs Professionals. Lexington Books.
Ward, M. & Nguyen, D.J. (2020). Welding Isn’t For Sissys. In M. Benjamin & J. Jessup-Anger (eds.), Maybe I Should...Case Studies on Ethics for Student Affairs Professionals. Lexington Books.
Hugo, L., & Nguyen, D.J. (2020). Fudging the Employer Relations Data. In M. Benjamin & J. Jessup- Anger (eds.), Maybe I Should...Case Studies on Ethics for Student Affairs Professionals. Lexington Books.
Ward, M. & Nguyen, D.J. (2020). Success At a Price. In M. Benjamin & J. Jessup-Anger (eds.), Maybe I Should...Case Studies on Ethics for Student Affairs Professionals. Lexington Books.
Chan, M., Kwon, J., Nguyen, D.J., Saunders, K., Shah, N., & Smith, K. (2019). Indebted over time: Racial differences in student borrowing. Educational Researcher, 48(8), 558-563. https://doi.org/10.3102/0013189X19864969
Rosati, C., Nguyen, D.J., Troyer, R., Brenckle, J., Graman, Z., & Tran, Q. (2019). Exploring the marginality and mattering experiences of student activists. College Student Affairs Journal, 37(2), 113-127. doi: 10.1353/csj.2019.0009
Nguyen, D.J., Troyer, R., Mathuews, K., Goode, W.G., Graman, Z., Herron, A., Tackett, K. & Moss, M. (2019) Learning to become a scholar-practitioner through research experiences. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 56(4), 365-378. https://doi.org/10.1080/19496591.2019.1611591
Rosati, C. ,Nguyen, D.J., & Troyer, R. (2019) X Marks the Spot: Engaging Campus Maps to Explore Sense of Belonging Experiences of Student Activists. In K. Strunk & L. Locke (Eds.) Research Methods for Social Justice and Equity in Education. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05900-2_18
Larson, J.B., Nguyen, D.J., Opocyznski, R., & Vizvary, G. (2019). Lessons learned while developing a professional development group for doctoral leader-learners. Journal of Leadership Studies, 13(2), 73-76. https://doi.org/10.1002/jls.21644
Nguyen, D.J. (2018). Using Visual Research Methods to Unlock New Understandings of Student Success. In B. Turner-Kelly & C. Kortegast (Eds.), Engaging Images: Utilizing Visuals to Understand and Promote Student Development Research, Pedagogy, and Practice. Stylus Publishing.
Nguyen, D.J., Brazelton, G.B., Renn, K.A., & Woodford, M. (2018). Exploring the influence of LGBTQ+ student services resources on student success at two-year institutions: A mixed methods analysis. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 42(11), 783-796. https://doi.org/10.1080/10668926.2018.1444522
Ward, L.W., Nguyen, D.H.K., & Nguyen, D.J. (2018). No smoking guns here: Residence life directors’ perspectives on concealed carry in on-campus living communities. Journal of College and University Student Housing, 44(3), 112-125. https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/acuho/journal_vol44no3/index.php#/p/112
Nguyen, D.J. & Larson, J.B. (2017). Exploring the influence of student affairs on adjustment and adaptation for Indonesian graduate students. Journal of International Students, 7(4), 1010-1029. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.1035955
Nguyen, D.J. (2016) Whose knowledge counts in international student assessments: Examining the OECD’s AHELO epistemic communities of economics experts. Tertiary Education and Management, 22(2), 121-133. https://doi.org/10.1080/13583883.2016.1154597
Linley, J.L., Nguyen, D.J., Brazelton, G.B.,Becker, B., Renn, K.A., & Woodford, M. (2016). Faculty as sources of support to LGBTQ students. College Teaching, 64(2), 55-63. https://doi.org/10.1080/87567555.2015.1078275
Shahjahan, R.A., Morgan, C., & Nguyen, D.J. (2015). “Will I learn what I want to learn?”: Usable representations, ‘students,’ and OECD assessment production. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 36(5), 700-711 https://doi.org/10.1080/01596306.2014.986715
Linley, J.L., & Nguyen, D.J. (2015). LGBTQ experiences in curricular contexts. In D.L. Stewart, K.A. Renn, & G.B. Brazelton (Eds.), Gender and Sexual Diversity in US Higher Education: Contexts and Opportunities for LGBTQ Students. Jossey-Bass.
Nguyen, D.J., & Larson, J. (2015). Don’t forget about the body: Exploring the curricular possibilities of embodied pedagogy. Innovative Higher Education, 40(4), 331-344. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10755-015-9319-6