Associate Professor of Sociology
Director, Master of Science in Applied Gerontology
School of Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
#05-39, 48 Nanyang Avenue
Tel: (+65) 6592 1520
My research focuses on social and demographic transformations and their implications in Asia. I’m particularly interested in marriage and divorce, families and households, and ageing in South, Southeast and Central Asia. My work has appeared in leading population and demographic journals including Population and Development Review, Population Studies, Demographic Research and Social Science & Medicine.
I teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. My teaching areas include courses related to population, social policy, quantitative research designs and methods, and ageing. I was honoured to receive the Koh Boon Hwee Scholars Award in recognition of inspirational teaching and mentorship.
I’m currently the vice president of the Asian Population Association. I have served as a reviewer for over 30 journals, publishers and grant agencies including top ranked journals in multiple fields such as Demography, Journal of Marriage and Family, and The Lancet Global Health. I was sole associate editor of the journal Asian Population Studies for ten years and currently a member of its Editorial Board.