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288 Notes on Contributors Noorashikin ABDUL RAHMAN was a visiting fellow at the Department of Geography, National University of Singapore from 2005‒10 during which she taught the module, Changing Landscapes of Singapore. Her publications address labour migration and migrant domestic workers issues in Singapore. She is a board member of Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2), a Singaporean NGO concerned with the rights and welfare of migrant workers in Singapore. T.C. CHANG is Associate Professor at the Department of Geography and concurrently Vice Dean (External Relations and Student Life) at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore. He received his PhD from McGill University, Canada. His research interests pertain to tourism in Southeast Asia, arts and culture, waterfront developments and urban redevelopment issues. He is co-editor of two books: Interconnected Worlds: Tourism in Southeast Asia (with Peggy Teo and Ho Kong Chong; Pergamon, 2001) and Asia on Tour: Exploring the Rise in Asian Tourism (with Tim Winter and Peggy Teo; Routledge, 2009) and co-author of Joo Chiat: A Living Legacy (with Lily Kong; Editions Didier Millier, 2001). Elaine Lynn-Ee HO is Assistant Professor at the Department of Geography, National University of Singapore. Her research focuses on migration and citizenship (including “diaspora” strategies and ethnically privileged migration), the politics of cosmopolitanism and emotional geographies. She completed her PhD at University College London. Prior to joining NUS, she worked at the University of Leeds and has held postdoctoral fellowships at the University of British Columbia and Royal Holloway, University of London. She has 16 C-LandscapesContrib.indd 288 7/31/13 11:36:54 AM Notes on Contributors 289 published articles in the Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Citizenship Studies, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Progress in Human Geography and Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, amongst other journals. Shirlena HUANG is Associate Professor of Geography and Vice-Dean (Graduate Studies) at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore. Her research focuses mainly on issues at the intersection of migration and gender (with a focus on labour migration and transnational families within the Asia-Pacific region), as well as urbanisation and heritage conservation (particularly in Singapore). Her publications include international journal articles, book chapters and several co-edited volumes: Gender Politics in the Asia Pacific Region (with Peggy Teo and Brenda Yeoh; Routledge, 2002), Asian Women as Transnational Domestic Workers (with Brenda Yeoh and Noorashikin Abdul Rahman; Marshall Cavendish, 2005), Managing Transnational Flows in East Asia (with Mike Hayes and Sang Kook Lee; Jimoondang, 2012) and The Cultural Politics of Talent Migration in East Asia (with Brenda Yeoh; Routledge, 2013). She is also the current Chair of the International Geographical Union’s Commission on Gender and Geography, and sits on the editorial boards of Women’s Studies International Forum (as Associate Editor), International Journal of Population Research, Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography and Sojourn. Karen LAI is Assistant Professor at the Department of Geography, National University of Singapore. She has interests in finance, global cities, markets, neoliberalism and political economy. Her research focuses particularly on issues of networks, knowledge, regulation and economic development in East and Southeast Asia. She received her Bachelor and Master degrees from the National University of Singapore and obtained her PhD degree from the University of Nottingham (UK). She has published in internationally refereed journals such as Environment and Planning A, Journal of Economic Geography, Geoforum and Urban Studies, and is co-author of Changing Landscapes of Singapore (McGraw-Hill, 2003). Her current research focuses on financial consumption relating to the growth of Singapore’s wealth management industry. Hamzah MUZAINI is Assistant Professor with the Cultural Geography Chair Group, Wageningen University, the Netherlands. His research interests include the cultural politics of war memory and everyday remembrance, the 16 C-LandscapesContrib.indd 289 7/31/13 11:36:55 AM Notes on Contributors 290 materiality of museums, postcolonial landscapes, and dark/disaster tourism, specifically within the Asia Pacific. He has published journal articles on how the Second World War is spatially memorialised and contested in Singapore and Malaysia as well as on peace museums and backpacking tourism. He graduated from Durham University (UK) in 2009 and was previously a heritage consultant and curator of Changi Chapel and Museum. Prior to his present post, he was Visiting Fellow with the Department of Geography, National University of Singapore. Harvey NEO is Assistant Professor at the Department of Geography, National University of Singapore. He teaches courses...


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