Amy Nga T. Trang

Amy Nga T. Trang

  • Lecturer of Education, Adjunct Faculty

Office Location

Ridley Hall
PO Box 400764
405 Emmet Street S
Charlottesville, VA 22903


Amy Nga T. Trang, has been an adjunct faculty at the school since 2000, where she has taught the sociology of education, education in multicultural societies, anthropology of education, critical education policy, comparative education, and Asian education courses.

Taking a hands-on approach to applying theory into practice, Trang is also the founder and CEO of a management and consulting company called Social Capital Solutions, Inc. based in Northern Virginia that primarily works with not-for-profit entities around the world that tackles education and health issues in multicultural societies.  


Ph.D., George Mason University - School of Public Policy, 2004
Ph.D., McGill University, 1999 - 2000
M.Ed., University of Virginia - School of Education and Human Development, 1999
B.A., George Mason University, 1998


  • Education in Multicultural Societies: Global Perspectives
  • Sociology of Education
  • Comparative Education in East and Southeast Asian countries
  • Applied Anthropology in Public Health, e.g., viral hepatitis elimination and liver cancer prevention