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

Office: SHHK-05-46         
Telephone: 6316 8730 
Email:   yyteo@ntu.edu.sg

Research Areas: Class Inequalities and Poverty, Public Policy, Governance, Welfare Citizenship, State-Society Relations and Culture, Gender; Singapore. 
ANG Jia Wei Shannon
Assistant Professor

Telephone: 6513 8141 Email:  shannon.ang@ntu.edu.sg


Research Areas: Social Gerontology; Health and Demography; Social Connectedness; Sociology of the Life Course; Quantitative Methodology
Francis LIM Khek Gee  
Associate Professor

Office: SHHK-05-29
Telephone: 6316 873
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.  

​Ian McGonigle
Nanyang Assistant Professor

Telephone: 65141722
Email: ianmcgonigle@ntu.edu.sg

Research Areas:  Ethnopharmacology; Middle Eastern Societies; Philosophical Anthropology; Precision Medicine; Science, Technology, & Society 
Ian ROWEN      
Assistant Professor

Office: SHHK-04-92
Telephone: 6904 2198
Email:  ian@ntu.edu.sg

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

Associate Professor


Office: SHHK-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.

Jung Jong Hyun
Assistant Professor

Telephone: 6316 8744
Email: jhjung@ntu.edu.sg

Research Areas: Mental Health, Religion, and Aging and Life Course

Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir
Associate Professor
Associate Chair (Graduate and Continuing Education)

Office: SHHK-05-25 / SHHK-06-09
Telephone: 6592 7535 / 6908 2283
Email: kamaludeen@ntu.edu.sg

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

KWOK Kian Woon      
Associate Vice President (Wellbeing)       
Office: SHHK-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.

Assistant Professor

Office: SHHK-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.  

Lee Hyo Jung
Assistant Professor

Telephone: 6908 1778
Email:  hjlee@ntu.edu.sg

Research Areas: Aging and Health, Late-Life Social Relationships, Health Behaviour and Health Care Use among older adults, End-of-Life for Older Adults, Quality of Life and Death
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Luke Kang Kwong Kapathy
President’s Chair in Linguistics
Chair, School of Social Sciences

Office: SHHK-06-15A
Telephone: 6592 7570

Research Areas: Turn-construction and turn-taking in conversational interaction, Sequential analysis and membership categorization analysis, Doctor-patient interaction, Talk and interaction in family and workplace settings, Storytelling in conversation

Muhammad Saidul ISLAM 
Associate Professor

Office: SHHK-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.

Associate Professor

Office: SHHK-05-39
Telephone:  6592 1520
Email:  premchand@ntu.edu.sg 

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

Priscilla KOH
ICC Lecturer (Ethics & Civics)

Office: SHHK-05-42
Telephone:  6513 8649
Email:  priscilla.koh@ntu.edu.sg 

Research Areas: Migration & Diaspora, Refugees, Race, Ethnicity & Ethnic Identity in Southeast Asia, Social Memories, Narratives of the Marginalised and Vulnerable Segments of Society, Deviance & Subcultures, Youth Crime & Justice.

Shirley SUN 
 Associate Professor

Office: SHHK-05-23
Telephone: 6316 8832 
Email:  hlsun@ntu.edu.sg

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)​

Stephen D. Campbell
Assistant Professor

Office: SHHK-05-48 
Telephone: 6592 7883

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

Sulfikar AMIR
​Associate Professor 

Office: SHHK-05-31
Telephone: 6316 8839 
Email: sulfikar@ntu.edu.sg

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

TAN Joo Ean  
Senior Lecturer

Office: SHHK-05-40 
Telephone: 6316 8833 
Email: JETan@ntu.edu.sg 

Research Areas: Marriage, Family, Social Change, Southeast Asia. 

YE Junjia (JIA)
Assistant Professor

Office: SHHK-04-91
Telephone: 6904 7159
Email: jjye@ntu.edu.sg

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

ZHAN Shaohua
Associate Professor

Office: SHHK-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.