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Dr Ying Hooi Khoo

Khoo Ying Hooi is the Head of, and Senior Lecturer at, the Department of International and Strategic Studies, University of Malaya. She completed her PhD in Politics and Government examining social movements and democratization with a focus on Malaysia's Bersih movement, from Universiti Putra Malaysia. Her research interests include civil society, social movements, human rights and democratization with a regional focus on Southeast Asia and ASEAN, especially Malaysia and Timor-Leste. Currently, a columnist in a local Chinese newspaper, Sin Chew Jit Poh, she is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Malaysian Journal of International Relations (MJIR), and sits on the Board of Editors for the Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, Journal of Southeast Asian Human Rights and the Indonesian Law Review. Her most recent book is titled, "The Bersih Movement and Democratization in Malaysia", and published by ISEAS and Lexington Books.


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