Asia Expertise Guide

 

Politics

  • Dr Joshua Snider

    State and non-states responses to violent religiosity inspired by Islamist ideology in South and Southeast Asia and the security implications therein. Particular interest in the governance of CVE (counter-violent extremism) initiatives - specifically the area of "resilience" and how state and non-state actors respond to the problem of Islamist-inspired religio-political extremism.
    +60 38924 8700
    International Relations Politics Extremism in Souththeast Asia counter-radicalisation policy religious violence inter-communal violence religious nationalism Indonesian politics Malaysain politics
  • Dr Russel Skelchy

    Research interests include popular music of maritime Southeast Asia, multiracial studies, popular music (sub)cultures, sound studies, imperialism, decolonisation, and gender studies. Also performes the Indonesian keroncong, Javanese gamelan and Filipino rondalla music.
    0115 951 5845
    Cultures Gender History Migration Music Politics popular music Maritime southeast asia multiracial studies (sub)cultures sound studies imperialism Decolonisation gender studies
  • Dr Gregory Moore

    Specialist in Chinese foreign policy and East Asian international relations and security. Also specialises in US foreign policy towards East Asia.
    +86 189 066 10487
    International Relations Politics China Foreign Policy East Asia International Relations Security US foreign policy
  • Dr Nagatomi Hirayama

    Political and intellectual history of modern China, Sino-Japanese Relations, history of socialism and socialist movement. Primary research focuses on the Chinese Youth Party during the Republican era, examining its transnational origin and local development as well as its visions for state construction.
    +86 574 8818 8326
  • Dr Pauline Eadie

    The Philippines, including politics, corruption, elections and 'People Power'; poverty ie. urban housing, population growth land reform; security including the Mindanao situation and terrorism, counter-terrorism and the Abu Sayyaf group; religion; the United States/Philippines relationship; migrant workers ie. overseas foreign workers. Disaster relief and rehabilitation.
    +44 (0) 7759544100
    Environment International Relations Migration Politics politics Philippines Corruption election population terroism overseas disaster relief
  • Dr Michael Connors

    Thai politics and culture, democracy and authoritarianism, international relations of the Asia-Pacific
    +60 3 8725 3573
    International Relations Politics Corruption authoritarianism Political Theory Asia
  • Dr Benjamin Barton

    Chinese foreign and security policy, with a particular focus on China's bilateral relations with the European Union and its security policy on the African continent.
    +60 3 8725 3591
    Belt and Road Initiative International Relations Politics China Foreign Policy Security Policy Africa Belt and Road Asia
  • Professor Gary Rawnsley

    Media, communications, propaganda, public and cultural diplomacy, soft power. My research has focused mainly on China and Taiwan, but I have also conducted research on Vietnam and Korea.
  • Dr Jonathan Sullivan

    China and Taiwan: politics, elections, foreign relations, security, media, internet, pop culture, Chinese football
    +44 (0)115 95 14046
    Belt and Road Initiative China Communications Cultures International Relations Politics World China Taiwan politics Chinese football Chinese media Chinese Internet
  • Dishil Shrimankar

    Indian elections, voting behaviour, and quantitative methods
    +44 (0)115 84 66228
    Politics World India elections voting politics
  • Dr Maximilian Mayer

    Expert in the global governance of science, innovation, and technology; China's foreign and energy policy and International Relations theories. Current research is focused on digital infrastructures and emerging global digital orders in Eurasia. Dr Mayer leads the Research Priority Group on Global Technologies and Political Order at the Global Institute for Silk Road Studies.
    +86 574 8818 8285
    Belt and Road Initiative Energy International Relations Politics Foreign Policy Energy Policy China Taiwan Hong Kong North Korea International Relations Theories Belt and Road Initiative
  • Martin Thorley

    British-Chinese relations; International engagement with China; The dark side of Chinese relations; Chinese state influencing strategies abroad; Conflicts of interest in corporate engagement with China; Elite engagement at international level; Financialisation and its effect on international relations/ politics; Elite theory; Effects of Brexit on UK relationship with China.
    +44 (0) 8427 84338
  • Dr Andreas Fulda

    Dr Fulda has specialized in democratization studies, citizen diplomacy, and EU-China relations. His applied social and political science research bridges theory and practice and aims to shape German and European China policy.
  • Professor Paul Heywood

    As an expert on the politics of corruption and anti-corruption, I have worked on projects that look at various dimensions of (anti-)corruption in places such as China, Hong Kong, Cambodia and Kyrgyzstan. I am an Honorary Adjunct Professor at Hunan University and Senior Adviser to the Centre of Anti-Corruption Studies.
    0115 951 4869
    Politics Corruption Governance
  • Professor Stephen Morgan

    My research is multi-disciplined focused on China from the 18th century to the present, including business and economic history, economic development, international business and strategic management, politics and society, and health, nutrition and human welfare.
    07838035898
    Business and economy History International Relations Politics economic history Anthropometric History Heath and inequality Business and social networks FDI Communist Party of China
  • Dr Arun Kumar

    My work explores the socio-economic history of modern India. I work on the history of Indian labour, modern education, and subaltern literary cultures.I work in the following areas: 1. History of Modern India 2. Colonialism and the British Empire 3. Labour Market and Labour Conditions 4. Education History 5. History of Capitalism and Inequality 6. Caste and Social History. I am willing to work in the field of labour, poverty and inequality, and education.
    0115 748 4098 or Press Office 0115 9515798
  • Dr Aditya Jain

    Dr Jain's expertise lies in public policy and risk management of the psychological and social work environment, aimed at business and societal sustainability and promotion of wellbeing at work.
    0115 828 3033
    Business and economy Education Law Politics Psychology Sociology Governance human rights Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Public Policy risk management psychological work environment social work environment business sustainability societal sustainability wellbeing at work wellbeing business in society labour law employment relationship business responsibility sustainable development working conditions decent work voluntary standards social dialogue corporate social responsibility future of work
  • Dr Don Lee

    Comparative political institutions and regime types; Comparative political economy; public administration and policy in Asia
    07848 116 415
    Business and economy Gender Politics Political Economy comparative presidential studies Public Policy public management North Asia southeast asia
  • Dr Hongyi Lai

    I study governance and domestic and international political economy of China. Concerning China's governance I have researched on political development, model of governance, crisis and epidemic management, central-local relations, and economic and political reforms. In addition, I have studied western development, domestic sources of foreign policy, energy diplomacy, the belt and road initiative, soft power, and cultural diplomacy in China.
    0115 846 6017
  • Dr Oana Burcu

    I am currently developing further my expertise in the determinants of migrants' vulnerabilities and forced labour, while maintaining my pre-existent interest and expertise in nationalism, diasporic communities, China's foreign policy and Asia-Pacific security.
  • Fernando Casal Bertoa

    Comparative Politics, focusing on party regulation, political party funding, democratic constitutional design, party development, party system institutionalization and democracy promotion.
    Law Politics World Corruption Governance
  • Ibtisam Ahmed

    I work on decolonial politics and utopias - how we envision futures that are equitable based on our experiences of the past. I give specific focus to queer identities, religious and spiritual minorities, literature and language, and cultural politics.
    Architecture and Built Environment Art Cultures Gender History Politics Sociology human rights Identity and Rights theology
  • Professor Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling

    Civil service management, anti-corruption, ethics and integrity management in developing countries including Nepal and Bangladesh in South Asia.
    0115-84-67513
    Politics World Corruption Governance
  • Professor Katharine Adeney

    Government and politics of South Asia, especially relating to elections, centre-state/province relations, majoritarian nationalism and ethnic diversity; The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
    0115 951 4032
    Belt and Road Initiative History International Relations Politics War and security Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Governance
  • Professor May-Tan Mullins

    My research interests are political ecology of rising China, environmental and energy justice, poverty alleviation and building resilience for the poorest and most vulnerable. One research strand is the rise of the smart eco city and a second strand of my work is to help communities alleviate poverty, particularly in a post-disaster context.
    13732194196
    Belt and Road Initiative Cultures Education Environment Gender History International Relations Politics Governance human rights Identity and Rights Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Julia Roknifard

    Specialized on Iranian and Middle Eastern Studies, matters surrounding Iran's nuclear program, Iran's domestic politics and foreign policy. Research interests lie with international security, including its non-traditional aspects, interweaving of religion and politics, evolution of Islamism, and counterterrorism.
  • Professor William Case

    In terms of scholarly discipline (and inter-disciplinarily), my expertise lies in the field of politics and political economy. My interests includes the stability and organization of political and party systems, the pursuit of late-development, and the dynamics of divided social structures.
  • Dr Carole Spary

    Democratic politics and development in South Asia, especially India. Themes include gender inequality, political representation, political institutions such as Parliament and political parties, gender and development policy, legislation and practice, women's rights and empowerment, feminism, gender and multi-level governance and federalism, women's movements, elections, women in politics, state policy initiatives for gender equality and gender mainstreaming.
    0115 848 6812
    Business and economy Gender History International Relations Politics Sociology India gender inequality political representation political institutions development policy legislation and practice women's rights and empowerment feminism federalism women's movements elections women in politics gender mainstreaming
  • Dr Christian Mueller

    Global connections between Europe and Asia (South, Southeast and East Asia) from the early modern period to the contemporary era, with a focus on imperialism, transnationalism, normative orders, labour, travel, encounters, curiosity, and identities.
  • Dr Chun-Yi Lee

    Cross-Strait (China and Taiwan) relations, Taiwanese investment in China and Southeast Asia, the geo-political impact of China's Belt and Road Initiative on Southeast Asian countries, Taiwan's New South bound policy and its social economic impact on the Southeast Asian countries, the role of Chinese labour in the global value chain.
    0115 846 8150
    Belt and Road Initiative International Relations Politics cross-Strait relations China Taiwan investment southeast asia Geopolitics Belt and Road Initiative New Southbound Policy chinese labour
  • Dr Melissa Yoong

    I research and publish in the area of language, gender, employment, family care and female economic migration in Southeast Asia. My work critically examines how text and talk in institutional, media and public domains contribute to and present gender inequalities as natural and even desirable.
    Business and economy Gender Migration Politics Sociology Identity and Rights Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Nancy Liu

    Mostly my research concerns with translation and interpreting related areas such as media and language in social, political and cultural contexts. I'm interested in the intersection of language presentation in the media driven by various stakeholders, policy makers and societies.
    0086-(574)8818000-8568
    Belt and Road Initiative Communications Cultures Politics media translation studies sociocultural translation interpretation
  • Dr Sabina Lawreniuk

    Labour rights and working conditions in the garment industry; Global value chains / global production networks; Trade and development; Gender and development; Cambodian politics and economy.
    Business and economy Gender Migration Politics Trade Governance human rights Sustainable development goals
  • Dr Vicente Reyes

    I engage in research and consultancy work in Asia. The theme that I explore revolves around reforms and governance as well as the political sociology of education in various contexts. A particular focus that I look at is the interface of technology, big data and education.
    +44 (0) 115 956 7201
    Education Politics Governance Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Paul McGarr

    I work on the diplomatic and political history of relations between the United States, Great Britain, and South Asia. My research focuses on aspects of Western interaction with India and Pakistan in the areas of transnational politics, economics, defence, intelligence and security, and post-colonial culture.
    0115 84 68505
  • Professor Peter Ling

    Gandhian nonviolence. My expertise is on Martin Luther King but this has entailed understanding Gandhi's influence. Indian reaction to the JFK assassination.
    0778 9374329
    Energy History International Relations Politics Sociology World human rights Identity and Rights
  • Professor Michele Geraci

    15 years experience in China/Asia policy research, first as head of China at Global Policy Institute London, then head of China Economic Research af Nottingham Uni, Ningbo. Advised western Governments on China policy, trade policy, international relations, china-Eu, China-US relations, China-EU investment agreement.
    +86 139 6712 1554
  • Dr Kun Jiang

    My research in China Economy addresses the dynamics of the political economy of Chinese private firms. I am also interested in how government R&D subsidies affect corporate innovation. The examination of the effects of China's industrial clusters is on top of my research agenda. In future, I aim to explore the mechanism and determinants through which FDI spillovers take place in China.
    Business and economy Politics Governance Sustainable development goals
  • Dr Richard Common

    Comparative public policy and management - primarily East Asia and Middle East.
    07717256697
    Cultures Politics World public management international policy transfer public sector management; Public policy; Civil service ministers Training and development in public services and central government HR In public services pay and recruitment Local government International policy development
  • Dr David Birchall

    I have written on aspects of Hong Kong including the housing markets, socio-economic rights compliance, and the use of corporal punishment. I am currently looking at China's poverty alleviation strategy as related to business.
    Business and economy Law Politics human rights Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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