Research Areas: Economic Sociology, International Development, China, Migration, Rural Sociology, Food Security, Labour and Labour Movements, Historical Sociology, World-Systems Analysis, Social Inequality, Poverty.
Research Areas: Migration 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.
Research Areas: Social 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.
Research Areas: Environmental Sociology, International Development, Global Aquaculture, Neoliberal Globalisation, Sustainability, Disaster Vulnerabilities, Social and Environmental Justice, Religion and Human Rights.
Research Areas: Medical 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)
Research Areas: Micro-Sociology and Social Psychology (Symbolic Interaction), Cultural Sociology, Self and Identity, Qualitative Research Methods, Subcultural Theory, Youth Subcultures, Digital Media Cultures, Games and Gaming.
Research Areas: Urban diversity; migration; development; inequality and precarity in global cities; subjectivities; comparative urbanism; collaborative visual ethnographic methods (photography and film)