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Researchers

Research activities at ISEAS are carried out by a core group of researchers grouped under three research programmes — Regional Economic Studies (RES), Regional Social and Cultural Studies (RSCS), and Regional Strategic and Political Studies (RSPS).

 

The Director, assisted by the Deputy Director, oversees the work of more than 28 researchers comprising senior fellows, fellows and research associates. Besides group and individual research, the researchers function as coordinators and organisers of research projects, conferences, public lectures and seminars; editors and referees of ISEAS journals, working papers, and book publications.

 

Researchers provide briefings for the diplomatic community, visiting policymakers, regional academic and policy advisory bodies, the business community and national institutions in Singapore. They also oversee visiting researchers and scholars.

 

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Mr Choi Shing Kwok

 

Mr Choi Shing Kwok

Mr Choi Shing Kwok

  • 0Director & Chief Executive Officer, ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute0
  • 0Head, ASEAN Studies Centre0
  • 0Head, Singapore APEC Study Centre0
Tel.
:
-

 

Terence Chong

 

Dr Terence Chong

Dr Terence Chong

0Senior Fellow0
  • 0Deputy Chief Executive Officer, ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute0
  • 0Director, Research Division, ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute0
  • 0Head, Temasek History Research Centre0
  • 0Head, Archaeology Unit0
  • 0Regional Social and Cultural Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704518

 

Cassey Lee

 

Dr Cassey Lee

Dr Cassey Lee

0Senior Fellow0
  • 0Coordinator, Regional Economic Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704505

 

Francis Hutchinson

 

Dr Francis Hutchinson

Dr Francis Hutchinson

0Senior Fellow0
  • 0Regional Economic Studies Programme0
  • 0Coordinator, Malaysia Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704500

 

Hui Yew-Foong

 

Dr Hui Yew-Foong

Dr Hui Yew-Foong

0Visiting Senior Fellow0
  • 0Coordinator, Indonesia Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704521

 

Le Hong Hiep

 

Dr Le Hong Hiep

Dr Le Hong Hiep

0Senior Fellow0
  • 0Regional Strategic and Political Studies Programme0
  • 0Coordinator, Vietnam Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704519

 

Michael J. Montesano

 

Dr Michael J Montesano

Dr Michael J Montesano

0Visiting Senior Fellow0
  • 0Coordinator, Thailand Studies Programme0
  • 0Coordinator, Myanmar Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704502

 

Mr Daljit Singh

 

Mr Daljit Singh

Mr Daljit Singh

0Visiting Senior Fellow0
  • 0Coordinator, Regional Strategic and Political Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704501

 

Norshahril Saat

 

Dr Norshahril Saat

Dr Norshahril Saat

0Senior Fellow0
  • 0Coordinator, Regional Social and Cultural Studies Programme0
  • 0Indonesia Studies Programme0
  • 0Malaysia Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704523

 

Sharon Seah Li-Lian

 

Ms Sharon Seah

Ms Sharon Seah

0Senior Fellow0
  • 0Coordinator, ASEAN Studies Centre0
Tel.
:
68704516

 

Siwage Dharma Negara

 

Dr Siwage Dharma Negara

Dr Siwage Dharma Negara

0Senior Fellow0
  • 0Regional Economic Studies Programme0
  • 0Co-coordinator, Indonesia Studies Programme0
  • 0Coordinator, Singapore APEC Study Centre0
Tel.
:
68704504

 

Hoang Thi Ha

 

Ms Hoang Thi Ha

Ms Hoang Thi Ha

0Fellow0
  • 0ASEAN Studies Centre0
  • 0Co-coordinator, Regional Strategic and Political Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704546

 

Lee Hwok Aun

 

Dr Lee Hwok Aun

Dr Lee Hwok Aun

0Senior Fellow0
  • 0Regional Economic Studies Programme0
  • 0Co-coordinator, Malaysia Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704528

 

Moe Thuzar

 

Ms Moe Thuzar

Ms Moe Thuzar

0Fellow0
  • 0Co-coordinator, Myanmar Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704512

 

Ms Lee Sue-Ann

 

Ms Lee Sue-Ann

Ms Lee Sue-Ann

0Senior Fellow0
  • 0Regional Social and Cultural Studies Programme0
  • 0Co-coordinator, Indonesia Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704506

 

Ian Storey

 

Dr Ian Storey

Dr Ian Storey

0Senior Fellow0
  • 0Regional Strategic and Political Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704507

 

Lee Poh Onn

 

Dr Lee Poh Onn

Dr Lee Poh Onn

0Senior Fellow0
  • 0Regional Economic Studies Programme0
  • 0Malaysia Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704522

 

William Choong

 

Dr William Choong

Dr William Choong

0Senior Fellow0
  • 0Regional Strategic and Political Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704529

 

Geoffrey K Pakiam

 

Dr Geoffrey K Pakiam

Dr Geoffrey K Pakiam

0Fellow0
  • 0Temasek History Research Centre0
Tel.
:
68704520

 

Melinda Martinus

 

Ms Melinda Martinus

Ms Melinda Martinus

0Lead Researcher0
  • 0ASEAN Studies Centre0
Tel.
:
68704511

 

Sithanonxay Suvannaphakdy

 

Dr Sithanonxay Suvannaphakdy

Dr Sithanonxay Suvannaphakdy

0Lead Researcher0
  • 0ASEAN Studies Centre0
Tel.
:
68704512

 

Wong Yee Yang Ryan

 

Dr Wong Yee Yang Ryan

Dr Wong Yee Yang Ryan

0Lead Researcher0
  • 0ASEAN Studies Centre0
Tel.
:
-

 

Pham Thi Phuong Thao

 

Ms Pham Thi Phuong Thao

Ms Pham Thi Phuong Thao

0Senior Research Officer0
  • 0ASEAN Studies Centre0
Tel.
:
68704509

 

Pritish Bhattacharya

 

Mr Pritish Bhattacharya

Mr Pritish Bhattacharya

0Senior Research Officer0
  • 0Regional Economic Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
6870 4515

 

Aaron Kao

 

Mr Aaron Kao

Mr Aaron Kao

0Research Officer0
  • 0Archaeology Unit0
Tel.
:
68704557

 

Aninda Dewayanti

 

Ms Aninda Dewayanti

Ms Aninda Dewayanti

0Research Officer0
  • 0Indonesia Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704514

 

Divya Balakrishnan

 

Ms Divya Balakrishnan

Ms Divya Balakrishnan

0Research Officer0
  • 0Regional Economic Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704561

 

Esther Seah

 

Ms Esther Seah

Ms Esther Seah

0Research Officer0
  • 0Temasek History Research Centre0
Tel.
:
68704549

 

Fanzura Banu

 

Ms Fanzura Banu

Ms Fanzura Banu

0Research Officer0
  • 0Regional Social and Cultural Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704513

 

Fong Sok Eng

 

Ms Fong Sok Eng

Ms Fong Sok Eng

0Research Officer0
  • 0Archaeology Unit0
Tel.
:
68704551

 

Kevin Zhang

 

Mr Kevin Zhang

Mr Kevin Zhang

0Research Officer0
  • 0Malaysia Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704543

 

Khairulanwar Zaini

 

Mr Khairulanwar Zaini

Mr Khairulanwar Zaini

0Research Officer0
  • 0Regional Strategic and Political Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704543

 

Lee Jia Juinn Kenji

 

Mr Lee Jia Juinn Kenji

Mr Lee Jia Juinn Kenji

0Research Officer0
  • 0Regional Economic Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
-

 

Mr Amirul Adli Bin Rosli

 

Mr Amirul Adli Bin Rosli

Mr Amirul Adli Bin Rosli

0Research Officer0
  • 0Regional Social and Cultural Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704526

 

Dr Sean Ramon Turnell

 

Dr Sean Ramon Turnell

Dr Sean Ramon Turnell

0Visiting Senior Fellow0
  • 0Myanmar Studies Programme0

 

Ha Hoang Hop

 

Dr Ha Hoang Hop

Dr Ha Hoang Hop

0Visiting Senior Fellow0
  • 0Vietnam Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
-

 

Jayant Menon

 

Dr Jayant Menon

Dr Jayant Menon

0Visiting Senior Fellow0
  • 0Regional Economic Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704530

 

Leo Suryadinata

 

Dr Leo Suryadinata

Dr Leo Suryadinata

0Visiting Senior Fellow0
  • 0Regional Social and Cultural Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704535

 

Liew Chin Tong

 

Mr Liew Chin Tong

Mr Liew Chin Tong

0Visiting Senior Fellow0
  • 0Regional Social and Cultural Studies Programme0
  • 0Malaysia Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
-

 

Max Lane

 

Dr Max Lane

Dr Max Lane

0Visiting Senior Fellow0
  • 0Indonesia Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704535

 

Michael Theodore Schaper

 

Dr Michael Theodore Schaper

Dr Michael Theodore Schaper

0Visiting Senior Fellow0
  • 0ASEAN Studies Centre0
Tel.
:
68704539

 

Ooi Kee Beng

 

Dr Ooi Kee Beng

Dr Ooi Kee Beng

0Visiting Senior Fellow0
  • 0Regional Social and Cultural Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
-

 

Prof Khoo Boo Teik

 

Prof Khoo Boo Teik

Prof Khoo Boo Teik

0Visiting Senior Fellow0
  • 0Malaysia Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
-

 

Robert Goodwin Sutter

 

Prof Robert Goodwin Sutter

Prof Robert Goodwin Sutter

0Visiting Senior Fellow0
  • 0Regional Strategic and Political Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
-

 

Ahmad Najib Burhani

 

Dr Ahmad Najib Burhani

Dr Ahmad Najib Burhani

0Visiting Fellow0
  • 0Indonesia Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
-

 

Burhanuddin Muhtadi

 

Dr Burhanuddin Muhtadi

Dr Burhanuddin Muhtadi

0Visiting Fellow0
  • 0Indonesia Studies Programme0

 

Dr Evan Abelard Laksmana

 

Dr Evan Abelard Laksmana

Dr Evan Abelard Laksmana

0Visiting Fellow0
  • 0Regional Strategic and Political Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
-

 

Dr Nicolas Lainez

 

Dr Nicolas Lainez

Dr Nicolas Lainez

0Visiting Fellow0
  • 0Regional Economic Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704541

 

Dr Punchada Sirivunnabood

 

Dr Punchada Sirivunnabood

Dr Punchada Sirivunnabood

0Visiting Fellow0
  • 0Thailand Studies Programme0

 

Dr Shankaran Nambiar

 

Dr Shankaran Nambiar

Dr Shankaran Nambiar

0Visiting Fellow0
  • 0ASEAN Studies Centre0

 

Dr Vannarith Chheang

 

Dr Vannarith Chheang

Dr Vannarith Chheang

0Visiting Fellow0
  • 0Regional Social and Cultural Studies Programme0

 

Dr Yatun Sastramidjaja

 

Dr Yatun Sastramidjaja

Dr Yatun Sastramidjaja

0Visiting Fellow0
  • 0Regional Social and Cultural Studies Programme0

 

Lee Ai Ling Clarissa

 

Dr Lee Ai Ling Clarissa

Dr Lee Ai Ling Clarissa

0Visiting Fellow0
  • 0Regional Social and Cultural Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
-

 

Made Supriatma

 

Mr Antonius Made Tony Supriatma

Mr Antonius Made Tony Supriatma

0Visiting Fellow0
  • 0Indonesia Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
-

 

Derek Heng

 

Dr Derek Heng

Dr Derek Heng

0Associate Senior Fellow0
  • 0Temasek History Research Centre0
Tel.
:
-

 

Ernest Chew

 

Dr Ernest Chew

Dr Ernest Chew

0Associate Senior Fellow0
  • 0Regional Social and Cultural Studies Programme0
Email
:
Tel.
:
-

 

John Miksic

 

Prof John Miksic

Prof John Miksic

0Associate Senior Fellow0
  • 0Temasek History Research Centre0
Tel.
:
-

 

Ow Chin Hock

 

Dr Ow Chin Hock

Dr Ow Chin Hock

0Associate Senior Fellow0
  • 0Regional Economic Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
-

 

Paul Teng Piang Siong

 

Prof Paul Teng Piang Siong

Prof Paul Teng Piang Siong

0Associate Senior Fellow0
  • 0ASEAN Studies Centre0
Email
:
Tel.
:
-

 

Prof Robert Taylor

 

Professor Robert Taylor

Professor Robert Taylor

0Associate Senior Fellow0
  • 0Regional Strategic and Political Studies Programme0
  • 0Myanmar Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
-

 

Andrea Acri

 

Dr Andrea Acri

Dr Andrea Acri

0Associate Fellow0
  • 0Temasek History Research Centre0
Tel.
:
-

 

Charlotte Setijadi

 

Dr Charlotte Setijadi

Dr Charlotte Setijadi

0Associate Fellow0
  • 0Regional Social and Cultural Studies Programme0
Email
:
Tel.
:
-

 

Christopher Len

 

Dr Christopher Len

Dr Christopher Len

0Associate Fellow0
  • 0Regional Strategic and Political Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
-

 

Deasy Simandjuntak

 

Dr Deasy Simandjuntak

Dr Deasy Simandjuntak

0Associate Fellow0
  • 0Indonesia Studies Programme0

 

Dr John Lee

 

Dr John Lee

Dr John Lee

0Associate Fellow0
  • 0Regional Strategic and Political Studies Programme0
Email
:
Tel.
:
-

 

Dr Theara Thun

 

Dr Theara Thun

Dr Theara Thun

0Associate Fellow0
  • 0ASEAN Studies Centre0
Tel.
:
-

 

Elizabeth Moore

 

Elizabeth Moore

Elizabeth Moore

0Associate Fellow0
  • 0Temasek History Research Centre0
Tel.
:
-

 

Hélène Njoto

 

Dr Hélène Njoto

Dr Hélène Njoto

0Associate Fellow0
  • 0Temasek History Research Centre0
Tel.
:
-

 

Kai Ostwald

 

Kai Ostwald

Kai Ostwald

0Associate Fellow0
  • 0Malaysia Studies Programme0
Email
:
Tel.
:
-

 

Lim Chen Sian

 

Mr Lim Chen Sian

Mr Lim Chen Sian

0Associate Fellow0
  • 0Archaeology Unit0
Tel.
:
6870 4558

 

Takayuki Higashikata

 

Mr Takayuki Higashikata

Mr Takayuki Higashikata

0Resident Associate Fellow0
  • 0Indonesia Studies Programme0

 

Dr Phi Minh Hong

 

Dr Phi Minh Hong

Dr Phi Minh Hong

0Graduate Fellow0
  • 0ASEAN Studies Centre0
Tel.
:
-

 

Low Jin Siang

 

Mr Low Jin Siang

Mr Low Jin Siang

0Research Assistant0
  • 0Regional Economic Studies Programme0
Tel.
:
68704533