Mohamad Shamsuri Bin JUHARI |

Mohamad Shamsuri Bin JUHARI

Mohamad Shamsuri Bin Juhari

Research Fellow

Mohamad Shamsuri Bin Juhari
Contact Details

DID: +65 6516 5679
Fax: +65 6777 0700

Office Location

1C Cluny Road House 5
Singapore 259599


Dr Mohamad Shamsuri Bin Juhari is a Research Fellow in the Society and Identity research cluster at the Institute of Policy Studies.

Prior to his foray into the field of Research, Sham had acquired an wide range of work experiences in the education service, ranging from classroom teaching to senior management and leadership positions in various academic institutions. He has taught students across diverse backgrounds and abilities, from at-risk youths to those in the Gifted Education Programme. Sham has also designed and facilitated curriculum at the Secondary, International Baccalaureate Diploma, Undergraduate and Masters levels.

Following a previous portfolio where he headed the Centre for Research on Islamic and Malay Affairs, Sham’s scope of research at IPS focuses on issues pertaining to the local Malay-Muslim community, specifically in relation to Identity, Family and Education.

Sham received his PhD in Education from the University of Birmingham (UK). He also holds a BA and MA in Sociology from NUS as well as a PGDE from NIE.

Research Interests

Malay-Muslim Issues; critical thinking; emancipatory and transformatory education; interfaith discourse


  • Soon, C., Mahizhnan, A., Juhairi, S., Das, N., Sim, J. L., & Nur, A.A. (2015).  Study on Chinese, Malay and Tamil blogospheres in SingaporeIPS Exchange Series No.3.
  • Juhari, M. S. (2015). Evaluating the work of Singapore’s Malay-based organisations in raising the educational attainment of the ethnic community. The Journal of International and Comparative Education. 4(1).
  • Juhari, M. S. & Darno, S. (2014). Know thy neighbour intercultural unconference report. Singapore: Centre for Research on Islamic and Malay Affairs.
  • Juhari, M. S. (2012). Preventing teacher burnout: Exploring the perceptions of teachers for children with Social Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (SEBD) in Thailand in C. Forlin (E.d.) Transforming troubled lives: Strategies and Interventions with Children and Young People with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.
  • Juhari, M. S. (2012). Review of the book Education and Cultural Citizenship by N. Stevenson. Educational Research and Evaluation: An International Journal on Theory and Practice. 18(2).


Conference Participation and Presentations/Speeches

Courses taught

  • Social capital in relation to health, welfare and education, UniSIM (2014-2016).


  • Non-Executive Director, Societus Ltd.
  • Member, Films Appeal Committee, IMDA.
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