Research Interests of Staff

Staff Name Specialism Discipline University (PhD)
Prof THOMPSON Mark R
Professor of Politics and Head
Director, Southeast Asia Research Centre
Democracy in Southeast Asia
East Asian authoritarianism
Political Dynasties in Asia
Political Science Yale University (United States)
Dr FERRARA Federico
Associate Professor and Associate Head; Staff Teaching and Learning Coordinator
Political Development
Comparative Political Institutions
Thailand
Political Science Harvard University (United States)
Dr CARROLL Toby
Associate Professor; MSSDS Programme Leader
The political economy of development
Multilateral development organisations
Critical political economy
Development in Southeast Asia
Political Economy Murdoch University (Australia)
Dr CHAN Yuk Wah
Associate Professor; Undergraduate Outreach Coordinator; BSSASIS Admissions Tutor
Migration studies
Asian borderlands
Vietnamese-Chinese relationships
Vietnamese and Chinese diaspora
Outbound Chinese tourism
Food, heritage and culture
Death studies
Anthropology Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
Dr EGRETEAU Renaud
Associate Professor; Project/Thesis Coordinator
Democracy Studies
Civil-Military Relations
Parliament and Legislative Politics
Myanmar/Burma, India
Comparative Politics, International Relations, and Asian Studies Sciences Po Paris
Dr FOSSATI Diego
Assistant Professor;
Associate Director, Southeast Asia Research Centre
Voting behaviour
Accountability
Representation
Identity politics
Indonesia
Southeast Asia
Political Science Cornell University (2016)
Dr FULLER Douglas B
Associate Professor; Health and Safety Officer
Comparative political economy of development
Comparative capitalism
Technology Policy
International Business
Political Science Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
Dr KIM Claudia
Assistant Professor; Scholarship Coordinator
Military bases
Social movements
Alliance politics
Korea and Japan
Political Science Boston University (United States)
Prof LYNCH Daniel C
Professor; BSSASIS Major Leader; Student Advising & Student Mentor Scheme Coordinator
China’s developmental trajectory
Chinese foreign policy
East Asian security relations
State-society relations
Political Science, International Relations University of Michigan (United States)
Dr PATTON Thomas
Associate Professor; MAMAS Programme Leader; Internship Coordinator
Buddhist Studies
Religion in Southeast Asia
Devotional and Contemplative practices
Material and Visual Culture
Myanmar (Burma)
Anthropology; Religious Studies; Asian Studies Cornell University (United States)
Dr ROBERTSON Justin
Associate Professor; Alumni Coordinator; Career Coordinator
International Political Economy
Firms as Actors
US International Economic Relations
The Foreign-Domestic Divide in Emerging Markets
Political Science, International Political Economy, International Relations University of Warwick (United Kingdom)
Dr STARRS Sean Kenji
Assistant Professor; Internationalisation Coordinator
World Order & American Hegemony
East Asian Political Economy
Critical Political Economy
International Relations, International Political Economy York University in Toronto (Canada)
Dr THOMAS Nicholas
Associate Professor; Research Degree Coordinator
Chinese Foreign Policy
Health Security in Asia
Asian security
Political Science, International Relations University of Tasmania (Australia)
Dr TJIA Linda Yin-nor
Assistant Professor; Minor Coordinator (Asian/International/ Development Studies)
Transport and Infrastructure Development
Socialist and post-socialist Development
Social Capital and Social Development
Political Economy, Social Capital and Social Development Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Hong Kong)
Dr VAN DER KAMP Denise
Assistant Professor
Comparative political economy
Environmental politics
Market governance in China
Political Science University of California, Berkeley
Dr WANG Xiaolin
Associate Professor; Study Exchange Coordinator; Knowledge Transfer Coordinator
Sino-Japanese Comparative Philosophy
East Asian Comparative Political Thought
Kyoto School and Asian Philosophy
Luxun and Japan
East Asian Intellectual Thought and Sino-Japanese Relations National Kyoto University (Japan)
Dr WILLIAMS Brad
Associate Professor; MAIS Programme Leader; Postgraduate Outreach, Study Tour Coordinator
International Relations of the Asia-Pacific
Comparative Asian Politics
Japanese Politics
International Relations; Comparative Politics Monash University (Australia)
Dr ZHANG Jun
Assistant Professor; Library Liaison Officer
Social Transformation and Urban Development
Mobility and Class Politics
Infrastructure and Spatial Politics
Science, Technology and Society in Asia
China Studies
Anthropology; Urban Studies Yale University (USA)
Dr CARLEVAN Francois-Noel Romain
Visiting Fellow
Contemporary Indian Politics
Political Dynasties in Asia
Democracy and Hereditary Politics
Political Science, History, Asian Studies