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Faculty Members

 
                                          Name and Contact Details
TEO You Yenn

Associate Professor
Head, Sociology

Office: HSS-05-46
 
Telephone: 6316 8933
 

Research Areas: Class Inequalities and Poverty, Public Policy, Governance, Welfare Citizenship, State-Society Relations and Culture, Gender; Singapore.

Teaching Areas: Classical Social Theory, Qualitative Methodology in Social Research; Power, Politics and the State, Sociology of Gender; Social Class and Inequality; Social Movements.

Curriculum Vitae | Personal Webpage


Francis LIM Khek Gee

Associate Professor

Office: HSS-05-29

Telephone: 6316 8739

Email: fkglim@ntu.edu.sg

Research AreasGlobalisation and Cultural Change, Tourism, Religion, Technology and Society, Anthropology of HIV and AIDS, South Asia (Nepal, Tibet), China, Singapore Studies.  

Teaching Areas: Classical Social Theory, Understanding Globalization, Sociology of Tourism.

Curriculum Vitae 

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Felicity CHAN

Assistant Professor

Office: HSS-04-93

Telephone: 6904 7115

Email: felicitychan@ntu.edu.sg

Research Areas: Social Life in Cities, Planning/Design of Urban Built Environment, Spatial Ethnography, Urban Diversity.  

Teaching Areas: City Planning and Design, Urban Theory, Globalisation, Immigration.

Curriculum Vitae 


Genaro Castro VAZQUEZ

Assistant Professor

Office: HSS-05-49

Telephone: 6316 8644

Email: GenaroCastro-Vazquez@ntu.edu.sg

Research Areas: Education of Foreign Children from Latin America in Japan, HIV/AIDS and Disability in Japan.

Teaching Areas: Sociology of Education, Education and Migration.

Curriculum Vitae 



Ian ROWEN

Assistant Professor

Office: HSS-04-92

Telephone: 6904 2198

Email: ian@ntu.edu.sg

Research AreasCultural and Political Geography, Social Movements, Tourism, Transitional Justice, Innovation.

Teaching Areas: Cultural and Political Sociology.

Curriculum Vitae | Personal Webpage 



J. Patrick WILLIAMS

Associate Professor

Office: HSS-05-41

Telephone: 6513 2713

Email: patrick.williams@ntu.edu.sg

Research AreasMicro-Sociology and Social Psychology (Symbolic Interaction), Cultural Sociology, Self and Identity, Qualitative Research Methods, Subcultural Theory, Youth Subcultures, Digital Media Cultures, Games and Gaming.

Teaching Areas: Culture, Self and Identity, Social Psychology, Youth Cultures and Subcultures, Social Science Fiction, Theory and Method in Social Research.

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Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir 

Associate Professor

Office: HSS-05-25

Telephone: 6592 7535

Email: kamaludeen@ntu.edu.sg

Research AreasReligion, Social Stratification, Popular Culture, Deviance & Social Control.

Teaching Areas: Sociology of Religion, Sociology of Deviance, Qualitative Methods, Singapore Society. 

 

KWOK Kian Woon 

Professor

Office: HSS-05-50

Telephone: 6592 1879

Email: kwkwok@ntu.edu.sg

Research AreasSocial Aspects of Underground Environments, Mental Health Epidemiology and Literacy in Singapore, War, Trauma and memories in Asia, Chinese Overseas, Culture and Cultural Policy (Arts and Heritage), Singapore and Asian modernity.

Teaching Areas: Singapore Society, Person and Society, Social Change, Contemporary Sociological Theory and Research, Classical Sociological Theory and Research.



Laavanya KATHIRAVELU

Assistant Professor

Office: HSS-05-45

Telephone: 6316 8960 

Email: laavanyak@ntu.edu.sg 

Research AreasMigration within the Global South, Diversity and Multiculturalism; Urban Studies/Urban Sociology with a focus on Global Cities, Friendship and Affect, Race and Ethnicity, Ethnography and Visual Methods.  

Teaching Areas: Urban Studies.

Curriculum Vitae


Muhammad Saidul ISLAM

Associate Professor

Office: HSS-05-44

Telephone: 6592 1519  

Email: msaidul@ntu.edu.sg

Research Areas: Environmental Sociology, International Development, Global Aquaculture, Neoliberal Globalisation, Sustainability, Disaster Vulnerabilities, Social and Environmental Justice, Religion and Human Rights.

Teaching Areas: Environmental Sociology.

Curriculum Vitae 



Premchand DOMMARAJU

Associate Professor

Office: HSS-05-39

Telephone: 6592 1520

Email: premchand@ntu.edu.sg 

Research AreasSocial demography, Families and households, Marriage and Divorce, Ageing and Gerontology, Liveability in Cities.

Teaching Areas: Social Statistics, Quantitative and Survey Research methods, Population and Society, South Asian societies, Ageing and Gerontology.


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Sam HAN

Assistant Professor

Office: HSS-05-47

Telephone: 6316 8744

Email: hansam@ntu.edu.sg

Research Areas: Social/Cultural/Critical Theory, Cultural and Media Studies of Religion, East Asian Popular Culture (especially South Korea), Death, Ethics and Lifestyle.

Teaching Areas: Contemporary Social Theory, Media and Society, Sociology of Art, Qualitative Research Methods. 

Curriculum Vitae | Personal Webpage 



Shirley SUN

Associate Professor

Office: HSS-05-48

Telephone: 6316 8832

Email: hlsun@ntu.edu.sg

Research AreasPopulation Studies, Public and Social Policies, Sociology of Reproduction, Citizenship, Migration, Families, Social Inequalities (Race, Class, Gender Relations), Science and Technology, East and Southeast Asia.

Teaching Areas: Medical Sociology, Sociology of Reproduction, Family and Gender, Qualitative Methods.

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Sulfikar AMIR 

Associate Professor

Office: HSS-05-31

Telephone: 6316 8839 

Email: sulfikar@ntu.edu.sg

Research AreasScience and Technology Studies, Risk and Disaster, Resilience, City and Infrastructure Studies.

Teaching Areas: Science, Technology, and Society, Global Problems, Sociology of Risk and Crisis, Cities and Urban Life.

Curriculum Vitae 

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TAN Joo Ean 

Associate Chair (Students)
Assistant Professor

Office: HSS-05-40

Telephone: 6316 8833 

Email: JETan@ntu.edu.sg 

Research AreasMarriage, Family, Social Change, Southeast Asia. 

Teaching Areas: Research Methods, Quantitative Research Methods, Organisations.



XIAO Hong

Associate Professor

Office: HSS-05-37

Telephone: 6790 4285  

Email: xiaohong@ntu.edu.sg 

Research AreasSocial Inequality, Culture and Values, Families, Generational Cohort, Gender, Domestic Violence, Environmental Awareness and Knowledge.

Teaching Areas: Person and SocietyGraying Society, Comparative Societies, Social Institutions of Contemporary China, Classical Sociological Theory and Research. 

Curriculum Vitae | Personal Webpage  



ZHAN Shaohua

Assistant Professor

Office: HSS-05-38

Telephone: 6790 4379

Email: shzhan@ntu.edu.sg 

Research AreasEconomic Sociology, International Development, China, Migration, Rural Sociology, Food Security, Labour and Labour Movements, Historical Sociology, World-Systems Analysis, Social Inequality, Poverty.

Teaching Areas: Social Statistics.

Curriculum Vitae 



ZHOU Min

Tan Lark Sye Chair Professor 

Office: HSS-05-36

Telephone: 6316 8730

Email: zhoumin@ntu.edu.sg 

Research AreasInternational Migration, Urban Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Ethnic Entrepreneurship, Children of Immigrants, Asian America, Chinese Diaspora. 

Teaching Areas: Migration, Demography.

Curriculum Vitae 

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