Photo of Andrea Dac Chau NguyenClass of 2020
Research Analyst, Blockchain
Majors: Markets and Culture, Anthropology
Minors: History, Human Rights
Dedman College Scholar
Dean’s Scholar
Honor Roll
President of Career Development Ambassadors
Andrea is a junior at Southern Methodist University working towards her B.A. degrees in Markets and Culture and Anthropology and Minors in History and Human Rights. She is also an SMU Dedman College Scholar and President of the Career Development Ambassadors.
She lives in Allen, Texas and is passionate about how blockchain technologies are applied in social impact spaces. Andrea is currently conducting research for the Hunt Institute on the history of blockchain technology and its cross-industry usage, with the goal of contributing vital information to Dallas nonprofits and start-ups interested in beginning their own blockchain applications.
When not working at the Hunt Institute, she can be found working in various locations on- and off-campus, with experience working as an intern at the International Rescue Committee, with the SMU student newspaper, tutoring on-campus, and engaging in interdisciplinary research in sociology and political science. In the future, she hopes to continue to build her professional experience by applying for job positions within the blockchain industry. Andrea also hopes to continue her hobbies of traveling with nonprofits, helping put together literary magazines, and supporting greater access to higher education for students of diverse backgrounds.