New American faculty members on board

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The School of Humanities & Languages would like to welcome its new American faculty members on board.

 Mr. Noah Keogh
Mr. Noah Keogh holds a BA with high honors in international studies and minors in economics and politics from Brandeis University.  He also completed coursework in a JD/LLM in International and Comparative Law dual-degree program at Duke University School of Law and is currently working on a Master of Education in Advanced Teaching degree.  After college, Mr. Keogh completed a year of national public service that involved helping American students in low-income neighborhoods to meet their educational objectives.  He has taught a variety of subjects in Vietnam over the past several years including those within the branches of humanities, social sciences, and soft-skills development.


Mr. John T. Baratki

Mr. John Baratki is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin where he received a Bachelor of Behavioral Psychology. He also continued his studies in the field of addiction, attending the University of Anchorage Alaska, where he received his certification in Behavioral Health and Chemical Dependency Counseling. John gained varied experiences in working for non-profit organizations throughout Midwestern America and Alaska, and in harm reduction crisis intervention suicide prevention working with high-risk youth. John was instrumental in spearheading a pilot program “First City Homeless Services”. The program aided the homeless population and the marginally housed in job training and other social services.

John came to Vietnam in 2014 and began working as a teacher in different contexts from schools in the Vietnamese public education system to the training program for Vietnamese teachers of English in Cambridge IELTS by Hanoi Department of Education and Training.

John is looking forward to sharing his experiences with the students at Tan Tao University.