Meet Our Researchers

Our researchers are working on various projects related to all countries in Southeast Asia. Below is a list of our researchers, their country focus and their topic of research:

  • Dr Toby CARROLL: Indonesia; Political Economy
  • Prof William CASE (Former SEARC Director): Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei; Comparative Politics, ASEAN; co-PI of the GRF project: “Democracy and its Discontents in Southeast Asia”
  • Dr CHAN Yuk Wah: Vietnam, Cambodia; Gender, Migration, Civil Society
  • Prof Johnny C L CHAN: Typhoons in Southeast Asia, Tropical Meteorology, Climate Diagnostics and Modeling
  • Prof Felipe CUCKER: Complexity and Computation; PI of the GRF project: "Probabilistic Analysis of Condition Numbers
  • Dr Federico FERRARA: Thailand; Political Analysis and History
  • Dr Mark HAYLLAR: Governance reforms in Asia
  • Dr KYAW Yin Hlaing (Former Associate SEARC Director): Myanmar; Civil Society, Conflict Revolution
  • Dr Adrienne LA GRANGE: Land and housing in Southeast Asia
  • Dr Jane LOCKWOOD: Philippines; Filipino English
  • Dr Ruben MONDEJAR: Philippines; Political Economy, ASEAN
  • Dr Rebecca ONG: Malaysia; Law of Succession
  • Dr Thomas Patton: Myanmar; Buddhism in South and Southeast Asia
  • Dr Daniel PASCOE: Law and Society; human rights; comparative law; criminal justice; capital punishment
  • Dr Justin ROBERTSON: Asian Political Economy
  • Dr Poomintr SOOKSRIPAISARNKIT: Thailand; Conflict of Laws (Private International Law)
  • Dr Sean STARRS: Political Science
  • Dr Nicholas THOMAS: ASEAN, International Relations, PI of the GRF project: “Asian Diseases in International Affairs”
  • Prof Mark R THOMPSON (SEARC Director): Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia; Comparative Politics and Political Economy, PI of the GRF project: “Democracy and its Discontents in Southeast Asia”
  • Dr Y-Dang Troeung: Asian and Asian diasporic literature in English
  • Dr Brad WILLIAMS: International Relations of Southeast and Northeast Asia; PI of the ECS project: “Anatomy of a 'Friendly Spy': Japan and Intra-alliance Intelligence with the United States”
  • Dr Ngai Ming YIP: Housing policy
  • Dr Wei Thoo YUE: Information Security; PI of the GRF project: "Digital Piracy, Software Bundling and Cloud-based Software Service: An Economic Analysis