Tran Kien

Tran Kien is a Vietnamese legal scholar with combined expertise in research, teaching, and consultancy.

He currently holds various positions at both international and national institutions reflecting his varied interests and commitments such as tenured lecturer at the School of Law, Vietnam National University, Hanoi; Affiliate at the School of Law, University of Glasgow, UK; Deputy Director of the Institute for Social Development Studies, Vietnam; Deputy Director of the Higher Education Board, Nguyen Hoang Investment Development Corporation; Member of Scientific Committee in Legal Studies, National Foundation for Science & Technology Development; Academic Covenor, International Conference – Engaging with Vietnam: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue.

Kien also serves as advisor, expert to many governmental bodies and international organizations.

Kien earned his PhD and LLM from the University of Glasgow in 2015 and 2010 respectively after having successfully completed his LLB at Vietnam National University, Hanoi in 2007.