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Academic Program: Economics
HomeTown: Hanoi, Vietnam
Yen Tran grew up in Hanoi, Vietnam, graduating from a Vietnamese high school in 2011. She received the Honors Scholarship from Morehead State University and is now pursuing a degree in Economics. Having high interest in International Studies, Yen plans to have a second major in Government and a minor in International Studies. As a freshman, Yen did two projects focusing on U.S. – China relationship and Vietnam’s Economic Reform. Her first project about U.S. – China won the 2012 Library Prize for Undergraduate Research. She has presented the two papers at several conferences in all levels (state, regional and national). In the future, she plans to expand her research in the Asian regions under political and economic aspects, under two mentors: Dr. James Masterson and Dr. Ali Ahmadi. Yen hopes to get a law degree and MBA degree after graduating from Morehead State University.