KADIR, Suzaina |

KADIR, Suzaina

Suzaina Kadir

Associate Dean (Admissions, Partnerships and Programmes), Deputy Director (Academic Affairs) and Senior Lecturer

PhD, (Political Science), University of Wisconsin-Madison

Suzaina Kadir
Contact Details

DID: +65 6516 3830
Fax: +65 6778 1020

Office Location

469C Bukit Timah Road
Wing B, Level 2, Oei Tiong Ham Building
Singapore 259772


Suzaina Kadir’s research interests and area specialisation include religion and politics, with special focus on Muslim politics in Southeast Asia and South Asia; state-society relations and political development in Asia, with special focus on Southeast Asia; and regional security of Southeast Asia with a focus on non-traditional security issues affecting ASEAN such as women’s rights and the impact of religion. 

She has been published in renowned journals and contributed to several books. In her free time, Suzaina volunteers at community-oriented projects and has served on several civic boards and panels. She is also actively engaged in fostering intra-faith dialogue. Suzaina teaches ethnic politics and governance in Asia and public policy in Southeast Asia. She will be introducing a course on Islamic frameworks of governance in the near future.

Research Areas

  • Ethnicity and religion in Southeast Asia
  • Public-private partnerships


Papers for Seminars/ Public Talks/ Lectures

  • Suzaina, SUZAINA ABDUL KADIR, “GE2011 and The Malay Electorate: Issues and Policies”. POST GE 2011: What Comes Next? A Consolidation of Malay Muslim Issues(23 Jul 2011, Lasalle School of the Arts, Singapore)
  • Suzaina, SUZAINA ABDUL KADIR, “An Electorate in Transition?”. IPS Post Election Forum ( 8 Jul 2011, Orchard Hotel, Singapore)
  • Suzaina, SUZAINA ABDUL KADIR, “Mapping Muslim Politics in Southeast Asia”.Reporting Religion Conference ( 6 – 7 Apr 2011, M Hotel, Singapore)


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