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Academic Profile 

Distinguished Prof. Datuk Dr. Shamsul Amri Baharuddin FASc (aka Shamsul A.B.)


Fellow Academy of Science Malaysia
UNESCO Chair @ UKM (Communication and Social Cohesion)
KITA Founding Director


Tel.: +603-89213680
E-mail: pghkita@ukm.edu.my (official); abshamsul@gmail.com (personal)
Areas of Specialization: Politics, Culture and Economic Development; Ethnicity and Identity Formation; Muslim Modernization; Colonial Knowledge
Empirical focus: Malaysia, the Malay World

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kartini Aboo Talib @ Khalid


Deputy Director

Tel.: +603-89213612
E-mail: k_khalid@ukm.edu.my
Areas of Specialization: Policy Analysis; Political Parties; Comparative Studies, Gender and Civil Societies

Prof. Dato' Dr. Teo Kok Seong


Principal Research Fellow

Tel.: +603-89214641
E-mail: teokok@ukm.edu.my
Areas of Specialization: Ethnolinguistics; Linguistic Anthropology; Peranakan Phenomenon; Nation Building; National Unity and Integration

Dr. Eric Olmedo Panal


Principal Research Fellow & AntropotekTM Director

Tel.: +603-89214770
E-mail: ericjose.olmedo@gmail.com
Areas of Specialization: Social Anthropology; Sociology of Work; Food Anthropology

Datuk Dr. Anis Yusal Yusoff


Principal Research Fellow

Tel.: +603-89214774
E-mail: anisy@ukm.edu.my
Areas of Specialization: Human Development (Democratic Governance, ICT for Development and Poverty Reduction) and Politics

Prof. Dr. Mansor Mohd. Noor


Associate Principal Research Fellow

Tel.: +603-89214771
E-mail: mansormohdnoor@gmail.com
Areas of Specialization: Ethnic Relations; Development and Political Sociology

Prof. Dr. Ong Puay Liu


Associate Principal Research Fellow

Tel.: +603-89217681
E-mail: puayliu@gmail.com
Areas of Specialization: Anthropology of Development; Ethnic Studies; Community Development

Prof. Datuk Dr. Denison Jayasooria


Associate Principal Research Fellow

Tel.: +6019-3810914
E-mail: denisonkitaukm@gmail.com
Areas of Specialization: Ethnic Relations, Ethnic Minorities and Human Rights; Civil Society and Social Work; Public Policy Advocacy; Sustainable Development Goals

Assoc. Prof. Datuk Salmah Datuk Abu Mansor


Art, Design and Culture Honorary Advisor

Tel.: +6012-2120912
E-mail: salmah93am@hotmail.com
Areas of Specialization: Educational opportunities, Research Curation, Cultural Arts, Multiculturalism, Exhibition and Museum Design, Interior Architecture, Visual Communication, Art and Design History and Special Creative Events

Dr. Md Khaldun Munip Abd Malek


Senior Research Fellow

Tel.: +603-89217678
E-mail: khaldun@ukm.edu.my
Areas of Specialization: Intellectual History; Philosophical Theology; Philosophy, Politics and Islamic Studies

Dr. Pue Giok Hun


Research Fellow & Webmaster

Tel.: +603-89217682
E-mail: ghpue@ukm.edu.my
Areas of Specialization: Minority Ethnic Identity; Social Amalgamation (Mixed Race); Peranakan Phenomenon; Kelantan Peranakan Chinese community

Dr. Adil Johan


Research Fellow

Tel.: +603-89215468
E-mail: adiljo@ukm.edu.my
Areas of Specialization: Cultural Studies & Media

Dr. Ahmad Rizal Mohd. Yusof


Research Fellow

Tel.: +603-89213778
E-mail: army@ukm.edu.my
Areas of Specialization: Knowledge Management and Database Development, focusing on the Malay world and Malaysian Studies

Dr. Nur Atiqah Tang Abdullah


Research Fellow

Tel.: +603-89214721
E-mail: atiqah@ukm.edu.my
Areas of Specialization: Political sociology; Citizenship Studies

Dr. Shazlin Amir Hamzah


Research Fellow

Tel.: +603-89214849
E-mail: shazlin@ukm.edu.my
Areas of Specialization: Media Discourse; Media Writing; Advertising and Public Relations Management

Dr. Chan Suet Kay


Research Fellow

Tel.: +603-89213696
E-mail: rachelchansuetkay@ ukm.edu.my
Areas of Specialization: Malaysian Chinese Identity, Cultural Capital, Popular Culture, Subculture, Globalisation

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chang Peng Kee


Associate Senior Research Fellow

Tel.: +603-89215483
E-mail: chang@ukm.edu.my
Areas of Specialization: Public Relations; Media Framing

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nazri Muslim


Associate Senior Research Fellow

Tel.: +603-69146891
E-mail: nazrim@ukm.edu.my
Areas of Specialization: Ethnic Relation and Sociology of Constitution