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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
Felo Penyelidik Utama


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
Felo Penyelidik Utama & Pengarah AntropotekTM


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
Felo Penyelidik Utama


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


Honorary Professor
Profesor Kehormat


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

Prof. Dr. Ong Puay Liu


Honorary Professor
Profesor Kehormat


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

Prof. Datuk Dr. Denison Jayasooria


Honorary Professor
Profesor Kehormat


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

Dr. Md Khaldun Munip Abd Malek


Senior Research Fellow
Felo Penyelidik Kanan


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
Felo Penyelidik & 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
Felo Penyelidik


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

Dr. Ahmad Rizal Mohd. Yusof


Research Fellow
Felo Penyelidik


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
Felo Penyelidik


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

Dr. Shazlin Amir Hamzah


Research Fellow
Felo Penyelidik


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
Felo Penyelidik


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

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chang Peng Kee


Associate Senior Research Fellow
Felo Penyelidik Kanan Bersekutu


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
Felo Penyelidik Kanan Bersekutu


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

Dr. Linda A√Źnouche


Associate Fellow
Felo Bersekutu


WhatsApp: +1 (646) 7260704
E-mail: ainoucheproductions@gmail.com
Areas of Specialization: Cultural Heritage, Gender & Ethnicity, Anthropology of Religion, Sustainable Tourism

Dr. Mark Azavedo


Associate Fellow
Felo Bersekutu


Tel.: +66 (0)93 819 4165
E-mail: markazavedo@yahoo.co.uk
Areas of Specialization: Management

Dr. Gabriel Facal


Associate Fellow
Felo Bersekutu


Tel.: (033) 06-26-15-46-90
E-mail: facalgab@yahoo.fr
Areas of Specialization: Social Anthropology

Dr. David H.J. Neo


Associate Fellow
Felo Bersekutu


Tel.: +6 011 2320-0552
E-mail: psychedelicnietz@yahoo.com
Areas of Specialization: Cinema Studies