Joseph Chinyong Liow

Joseph Chinyong Liow

Former Expert

Joseph Chinyong Liow was the inaugural holder of the Lee Kuan Yew Chair in Southeast Asia Studies and senior fellow in the Brookings Center for East Asia Policy Studies. He is a professor of comparative and international politics and dean at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Liow’s research interests lie in the fields of Muslim politics and civil society in Southeast Asia and the international politics of East Asia. He is the author and editor of 11 books and monographs including "Muslim Resistance in Southern Thailand and Southern Philippines: Religion, Ideology, and Politics" (Washington D.C.: East-West Centre, 2006), "Islamic Education in Southern Thailand: Tradition and Transformation" (Singapore: ISEAS, 2009), and "Piety and Politics: Islamism in Contemporary Malaysia" (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009). He is also co-editor of the four volume Routledge Series "Islam in Southeast Asia." Liow has also published in numerous peer-reviewed academic journals, including Pacific Review, Pacific Affairs, Asian Security, Asian Survey, Journal of Islamic Studies, and Modern Asian Studies. In addition to his scholarly works, Liow has also published in major policy journals such as Foreign Affairs, The National Interest and NBR Analysis. He has also consulted for several MNCs including Shell, Statoil, BHP Billiton, Monitor 360 and Chevron International, and is a regular commentator in the international media. Liow serves as co-editor of the Routledge "Asian Security Studies" book series and associate editor of the peer-reviewed journal Asian Security. He is also on the editorial board of South East Asia Research, Journal of Defense Studies and Resource Management, Journal of International and Global Studies, and the ASAN Forum. He has just completed the 512-page fourth edition of the "Dictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia," and is currently working on two book projects; one on religion and nationalism in Southeast Asia and the other on U.S.-Southeast Asia relations since the fall of Saigon.

Liow holds a doctorate in international relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Affiliations:
ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation, Advisory Board, member
Strategy and Security Institute, University of Exeter, honorary fellow
Nanyang Technological University, Academic Council Advisory Board, member

Joseph Chinyong Liow was the inaugural holder of the Lee Kuan Yew Chair in Southeast Asia Studies and senior fellow in the Brookings Center for East Asia Policy Studies. He is a professor of comparative and international politics and dean at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Liow’s research interests lie in the fields of Muslim politics and civil society in Southeast Asia and the international politics of East Asia. He is the author and editor of 11 books and monographs including “Muslim Resistance in Southern Thailand and Southern Philippines: Religion, Ideology, and Politics” (Washington D.C.: East-West Centre, 2006), “Islamic Education in Southern Thailand: Tradition and Transformation (Singapore: ISEAS, 2009), and “Piety and Politics: Islamism in Contemporary Malaysia” (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009). He is also co-editor of the four volume Routledge Series “Islam in Southeast Asia.” Liow has also published in numerous peer-reviewed academic journals, including Pacific Review, Pacific Affairs, Asian Security, Asian Survey, Journal of Islamic Studies, and Modern Asian Studies. In addition to his scholarly works, Liow has also published in major policy journals such as Foreign Affairs, The National Interest and NBR Analysis. He has also consulted for several MNCs including Shell, Statoil, BHP Billiton, Monitor 360 and Chevron International, and is a regular commentator in the international media. Liow serves as co-editor of the Routledge “Asian Security Studies” book series and associate editor of the peer-reviewed journal Asian Security. He is also on the editorial board of South East Asia Research, Journal of Defense Studies and Resource Management, Journal of International and Global Studies, and the ASAN Forum. He has just completed the 512-page fourth edition of the “Dictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia,” and is currently working on two book projects; one on religion and nationalism in Southeast Asia and the other on U.S.-Southeast Asia relations since the fall of Saigon.

Liow holds a doctorate in international relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Affiliations:
ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation, Advisory Board, member
Strategy and Security Institute, University of Exeter, honorary fellow
Nanyang Technological University, Academic Council Advisory Board, member