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Mai Vo is currently a PhD scholar of Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining at The University of Queensland. Since 2009, her focus has been on examining the various dimensions and risks associated with government-managed resettlement in Vietnam.
Before undertaking her PhD study, Mai first worked as a lawyer in the field of environment and land law. Following that, she lectured at Law Faculty, Hue University of Sciences, in Vietnam. During her time at the university, she was also worked as a private consultant for several NGOs projects including Clean Development Mechanism Hydropower plants, Poverty Alleviation Projects for rural areas, community development, and land acquisition and resettlement.
Mai holds a Bachelor of Law from National University of Vietnam; a Master of Science in Environmental Management at National University of Singapore; and was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to complete a Master of Environmental Law at Golden Gate School of Law in the United States.
Projects at CSRM
Publications for CSRM
- Vo, M. & Brereton, D. 2014, 'Involuntary Resettlement in the Extractive Industries: Lessons from a Vietnamese Mining Project'. In Evi Fritriani, Francisca Seda and Yesi Maryam (Ed.), "Governance of Extractive Industries: Assessing National Experiences to Inform Regional Cooperation in Southeast Asia 1 ed." (pp. 36-61) Jakarta, Indonesia: Pernerbit Universitas Indonesia (UI Press).