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 main research agenda focuses on social and demographic transformations, demographic responses to social, political and economic changes and on the resulting challenges and opportunities in Asia. I have particular focus on three regions in Asia—South Asia, Singapore and Southeast Asia and Central Asia—and on the common issues faced by the diverse societies in these regions. My research agenda has four major themes: marriage and divorce, families and households, ageing and urban liveability.
My work has appeared in leading population and demographic journals including Population and Development Review, Population Studies, Demographic Research, Population, European Journal of Population and Social Science & Medicine.
I’m currently the Vice President of the Asian Population Association. I was the sole Associate Editor of the journal Asian Population Studies between 2009 and 2018. I have served as a reviewer for over 30 journals, publishers and grant agencies.