Ha Lam, a PhD Candidate of the College of Education at Arizona State University, is seeking survey respondents for a study of children of mixed Vietnamese marriages. Respondents would be children of one spouse of Vietnamese-descent and the other spouse of non-Vietnamese heritage.“I’m conducting a study to examine the experiences of how mixed Vietnamese couples raise their children linguistically and culturally. Thus, I’m looking for couples who are in mixed marriages with children to complete a short 20-minute survey online,” said Ha Lam. “If you know of some people who fight this criteria and/or belong to any listservs where posting such a request would be appropriate, would you mind forwarding the message below to them?
Participants for this dissertation project are:
(1) 18 or older,
(2) in a mixed marriage (one spouse is Vietnamese and the other is non-Vietnamese) and
(3) have children living at home with you, then I would like to ask for your help.
Participants that meet the above criteria and wish to participate should complete an online survey attached to the link at
The survey should take about 20 minutes to complete.
“I think you will find that reflecting on these issues is an interesting and enjoyable exercise,” Ha Lam added. “If you would like to find out the results of the study, I would be happy to share them with you once the study is complete.”
Participation in this study is voluntary and responses are anonymous. Choose not to participate or to withdraw from the study at any time. A completed survery is consent to participate. The study will use data from surveys that are completed by Mar 31, 2010.
The results of this study may be used in reports, presentations, or publications but names will not be used. There are no foreseeable risks or discomforts to participating.
If you have any questions concerning the research study, please contact the research team at: Dr. Terry Wiley 480-965-6357 or Ha Lam 717-569-0134. If you have any questions about your rights as a participant in this research, or if you feel you have been placed at risk, you can contact the Chair of the Human Subjects Institutional Review Board, through the ASU Office of Research Integrity and Assurance, at 480-965-6788.
“Thank you in advance for your time and consideration.”