Tram Hoang, ’15

Tram HoangMajors: Economics & Management – Economics Emphasis and Mathematics & Computer Science
Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honorary Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon Mathematics Honorary Society, Phi Beta Kappa
Attending Michigan State University’s Agriculture, Food, and Resource Economics Ph.D. Program this fall.

In a nutshell, what do you do?

I will be studying and researching in the field of International Development Economics.

Why do you love what you do?

I think that Development Economics can have a positive impact on developing countries like my own, Vietnam.

How did Albion help you get there?

The professors are extremely nice and supportive, and they give their students a lot of individual attention. In my case, it was Dr. Saltzman and Dr. Li.

What did you like most about Albion?

Albion gave me the opportunity to study at the London School of Economics and to pursue my research interests through FURSCA and a senior thesis.

For me, Albion…

… is the first place I have been to outside of Vietnam. It is a sweet little town that opened me to the world and where I met great people, some of whom have had a life-long impact on me.