Dr Choong Pui Yee
Choong Pui Yee is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Southeast Asian Studies at University of Malaysia. She teaches ASEAN regionalism and Politics and Governance of Southeast Asia. Her research interests include social movements, contentious politics, Malaysia's domestic politics, and security issues in Southeast Asia. Prior to her current position, has held a research position at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and had served as a Senior Analyst and Coordinator of the History and Regional Studies Programme at Penang Institute, Malaysia. She has also served as the Head of Research of a think tank affiliated with a political party in Malaysia. Pui Yee has published several commentaries and book chapters on political issues in Malaysia. Besides that, she has also worked on several state government projects where she provided policy recommendations for the state government.