Announcements

  • 28 Jan 2021

    Faculty News: Assistant Professor Steve Monroe and co-author Carolyn Barnett were interviewed on Marc Lynch’s Project on Middle East Political Science (POMEPS) podcast about their article on women’s employment and empowerment in Jordan. Their interview starts at 11:36.

  • 28 Jan 2021

    Faculty News:  Jian Xu will be joining Yale-NUS College in AY2021/2022 as a new Assistant Professor in the Global Affairs major. Xu is a doctoral candidate in political science at Emory University and he specializes in international and comparative political economy.

  • 16 Dec 2020

    Faculty News: Assistant Professor Steve Monroe just co-authored a policy blogpost on the Economic Research Forum website, entitled, “Remote Work and Women’s Employment in MENA: Opportunity or Pitfall?” The blogpost notes that while “online employment lowers barriers to getting women into paid work, it may fail to alter the unequal gender relations that underpin women’s reluctance to enter the paid labour force.”

  • 18 Oct 2020

    Faculty News: Congratulations to Prof. Steve Monroe who just had an article (co-authored with Amaney Jamal and Carolyn Barnett) published in the American Journal of Political Science. The article, “Earned Income and Women’s Segmented Empowerment: Experimental Evidence from Jordan,” uses two original experiments in Jordan to investigate how patriarchal norms constrain the effects of relative earned income on women’s bargaining power and women’s preferences for paid employment opportunities. 

  • 06 Oct 2020

    Faculty News: Congratulations to Prof. Steve Oliver for his recent blogpost in the East Asia Forum featuring his research on Singapore politics.

  • 06 Oct 2020

    Faculty News: Congratulations to Prof. Steven Oliver for his forthcoming paper, “Singapore’s Pandemic Election: Opposition Parties and Valence Politics in GE2020” in Pacific Affairs, co-authored with Kai Ostwald.

  • 17 Sep 2020

    Student News: Congratulations to Teo Qinyi (GA Class of 2020) who just started her new position as an Associate in the Economic Programmes Directorate at the Singapore Ministry of Finance. Congrats, Qinyi!

  • 07 Sep 2020

    Student News: Congratulations to Julia Chin (GA Class of 2020) for her new job as a Customer Support Specialist with Hubspot, a tech company that develops inbound marketing, sales and service software. Congratulations, Julia!

  • 24 Jul 2020

    Student News: Zixing Gu (Global Affairs Class of 2020) has started a new job as Management Associate for Compliance as part of the Graduate Talent Program at OCBC Bank in Singapore. Congratulations Zixing!

  • 20 Aug 2020

    Faculty News: Congratulations to Assistant Professor Risa Toha for her new co-authored book chapter, “Electoral Violence in Indonesia 20 Years after Reformasi” published in the edited volume, Democracy in Indonesia: From Stagnation to Regression?