Dr. Tam Dinh is the Director of Field Education and an Assistant Professor of Social Work at Saint Martin’s University. Her teaching and research interests are in the areas of diversity and cross-cultural mental health, military social work, and religion/spirituality. Prior to her academic work, Dr. Dinh worked for more than 10 years with individuals and families in clinical and community settings. This experience ranges from being a case manager at SafeFutures, where she worked with both gang-involved youth and their families to provide holistic and integrated culturally-competent case management services, to her last nonacademic position at the City of Seattle Human Services Department where she engaged at an administrative, organizational, and social policy leadership level.
Dr. Dinh lives in Mercer Island, Washington with her husband, Stephen, and three boys, Sebastian, Oliver, and Gabriel.