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ZHAN Shaohua
Associate Professor
Head, Sociology

Office: SHHK-05-38
Telephone: 6790 4379
Email:  s[email protected]

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

Sulfikar AMIR
​Associate Professor 
Acting Director, NTU Institute of Science & Technology for Humanity 

Office: SHHK-05-31
Telephone: 6316 8839 
Email: [email protected]

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

ANG Jia Wei Shannon
Assistant Professor

Telephone: 6513 8141 Email:  [email protected]


Research Areas: Social Gerontology; Health and Demography; Social Connectedness; Sociology of the Life Course; Quantitative Methodology

Stephen D. Campbell
Associate Professor

Office: SHHK-05-48 
Telephone: 6592 7883
Email[email protected]

Research Areas: Anthropology of state formation, political economy, labour migration, border studies, Myanmar, Thailand, workerist/autonomist theory       

Associate Professor
Director, Master of Science in Applied Gerontology

Office: SHHK-05-39
Telephone:  6592 1520
Email:  [email protected] 

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

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Nurul Amillin Hussain  
Assistant Professor

Office: SHHK-05-47
Telephone: 6513 8107
Email:  [email protected]

Research AreasSmart cities, digital societies, sustainability.

Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir
Associate Professor

Telephone: 6592 7535 
Email: [email protected]

Research Areas Religion, Social Stratification, Popular Culture, Deviance & Social Control.

Associate Professor
Associate Chair (Graduate and Continuing Education)

Office: SHHK-05-45 / SHHK-06-09
Telephone: 6316 8960 / 6908 2283
Email:  [email protected]

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.  

KWOK Kian Woon      
Emeritus Professor  
Office: SHHK-05-50
Telephone: 6592 1879
Email: [email protected]

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.

Francis LIM Khek Gee  
Associate Professor

Office: SHHK-05-29
Telephone: 6316 873
Email: [email protected]

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

Ma Xiangyu
MA Xiangyu  
Assistant Professor
Office: SHHK-05-40
Telephone: 6316 8833
Email[email protected]

Research Areas: Use of computational techniques to study the processes of production, consumption, and evaluation in “cultural” markets, such as the literary arts, televisual arts, and music.

​Ian McGonigle
Nanyang Assistant Professor

Telephone: 65141722
Email: [email protected]

Research Areas:  Ethnopharmacology; Middle Eastern Societies; Philosophical Anthropology; Precision Medicine; Science, Technology, & Society 
Muhammad Saidul ISLAM 
Associate Professor

Office: SHHK-05-44
Telephone: 6592 1519  
Email: [email protected]

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

Jeremy SNG  
ICC Lecturer (Science & Technology for Humanity)

Office: SHHK-04-46
Telephone: 6316 8744
Email: [email protected]

Research Areas: Human-Computer Interaction, media effects and social well-being
Shirley SUN 
 Associate Professor

Office: SHHK-05-23
Telephone: 6316 8832 
Email:  [email protected]

Research AreasMedical Sociology (Precision Medicine); Science, Technology and Society, Citizenship; Population Studies; Public and Social Policy; Sociology of Reproduction; Migration; Families; Social Inequalities (race, class, gender relations)​

TEO You Yenn​
​Associate Professor ​
Provost's Chair in Sociology

Office: SHHK-05-46         
Telephone: 6316 8730 
Email:   [email protected]

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


Office: SHHK-05-41
Telephone: 6513 2713
Email:  [email protected]


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.

YE Junjia (JIA)
Associate Professor

Office: SHHK-04-91
Telephone: 6904 7159
Email: [email protected]

Research Areas: Urban diversity; migration; development; inequality and precarity in global cities; subjectivities; comparative urbanism; collaborative visual ethnographic methods (photography and film)