Asia Expertise Guide

   
   
 

Sri Lanka

  • Professor Katharine Adeney

    Politics of India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka (and South Asia generally), ethnic conflict, democratisation, federalism, constitutional design in divided societies, the China Pakistan Economic Corridor, Majoritarian Nationalism.
    +44 (0)115 951 4032
    Belt and Road Initiative International Relations Politics World politics India Pakistan South Asia Ethnic confllict
  • Dr Sean Mayes

    Crops, plants, seeds, crop genetics, marker assisted selection, development of minor crops, resilient agriculture, oil palm, bambara groundnut, wheat, tea, biotechnology, breeding, seed systems
    01159518062
    Environment Science World Crops plants seeds crop genetics marker assisted selection development of minor crops resilient agriculture oil palm bambara groundnut wheat tea biotechnology breeding seed systems
  • Dr Ruth Maxey

    20th-century and contemporary American literature, especially fiction; Asian American studies; immigrant writing in the United States; American autobiography as a form.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8119 , +44 (0) 7742 919 769
    Arts and Culture Cultures Migration American Literature fiction asian Contemporary Immigrant United States
  • Dr Carol Hooi

    Competencies in the digital world, developing global human resources, mission accomplishment of expatriates, organisational best practices in professionalism, E-HRM, human capital management, human capital development, employee loyalty, change management, organisational justice, organisational citizenship behaviour, organisational learning capability, organisational performance, leadership succession planning, talent management, internship and cyber ethics and behaviour.
    +60 38924 8702
  • Dr Aditya Jain

    Maximising organisational productivity, innovation and wellbeing, all of which are linked to the way work is designed and the way in which organisations are managed. Research has focused on the management of psychosocial factors at work and the translation of health and safety knowledge into policy and practice, in many countries across the world.
    0115 828 3033
    Business and economy Education Law Psychology Sociology Well-being Health and Safety mental health workplace stress workplace innovation psychosocial risk management business education Law Psychology sociology Asia
  • Dr Esther Bott

    'Niche' tourism markets and how local people negotiate them. Expertise in ethnographic research on: orphanage tourism in Nepal; 'tribal' tourism in Vietnam; adventure tourism in Nepal, Thailand (and Jordan and Patagonia). Currently working on a project exploring micro-finance, children's health and women's 'empowerment' in poor communities in Bihar, India.
    07985 652 137
    Cultures Gender Migration Sociology Tourism poverty power dignity Asia tribal tourism adventure tourism micro-finance women health
  • Dr Usman Khalid

    Economist working on the relationships that exist at the cross-section of Economics and Politics. Usman has worked on a variety of topics in the Asian context such as exploring the relationship between firm ownership and carbon emissions in China, and understanding the relationship between trade, outward FDI and economic growth.
    +6 (03) 8924 8255
    Business and economy Environment International Relations Politics Trade Economy Asia Trade politics Sri Lanka Malaysia Pakistan carbon emissions Economic Growth
  • Dr Frithjof Arp

    International and cross-cultural business topics, with a particular interest in the linkage between organisational strategy and human resource management. Researching and teaching in China since 2014; has visited the country since the early nineteen nineties and had a professional career which includes ten years in Malaysia, ten years in Australia and four years in Singapore.
    +86 574 8818 0000 8165
    Business and economy International Relations Migration Sociology strategy microfinance International Business international human resource management cross-cultural communication self-initiated expatriate foreign executives
  • Dr Lisa Yon

    Reproductive physiology in elephants, including physiology, endocrinology and studies of adipose tissue and links between nutrition and reproduction; and the physiology of stress. Captive and free-ranging wildlife, particularly infectious disease. Zoo animal welfare, specifically in captive elephant welfare and behaviour.
    +44 (0) 115 951 6358
    Animals Environment Health and Medicine Science Veterinary veterinary reproduction Physiology endocrinology wildlife Zoo animals
  • Professor Andrew White

    China's creative industries with a specific focus on the protection and exploitation for online content, and their business models.
    +86 574 8818 9285
    Art Belt and Road Initiative Communications Cultures Politics Sociology China creative industries online content business models
  • 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
  • Professor Michèle Clarke

    The environment, climate and ecology of the Asia-Pacific region for the last 30 years, including the complexity of their interactions with society, heritage and cultures. Recent themes have included agriculture and rural development; cultural and built heritage; low carbon and clean energy; rapid urbanisation and sustainable cities; and the energy-water-food nexus.
    0115 951 5446
    Archaeology Architecture and Built Environment Cultures Education Energy Engineering Environment Gender History Migration Science Veterinary climate society sustainable development energy ecosystems Cities Water agriculture heritage Asia

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