Curriculum Vitae

DR. SHARIFAH MUHAIRAH SHAHABUDIN

Senior Lecturer
  • Department of Political Science, Public Administration and Development Studies
    Faculty of Business and Economics
  • 0379673683

BIOGRAPHY


Sharifah Muhairah Shahabudin is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Development Studies, Faculty of Business & Economics, University of Malaya. She obtained her PhD from the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya in 2014. She graduated with Masters of Science (Administration) from the Universiti Teknologi MARA (UITM), and obtained her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Canterbury University, New Zealand. Her research interests are socioeconomics, social stratification, gender and youth development and entrepreneurship. She has several published articles in local and international journals and local news agencies in these areas. She is also an active member of the Gender Budget Group, a coalition spearheaded by Engender Consultancy and Women Aid's Organisation to promote and monitor gender responsive budgeting across all national budget policies and allocations. Prior to her career in academia, she has 10 years of working experience including as a Research Assistant at United Nations Development Programme, Malaysia for the Empowering Women Through Entrepreneurship project. The project has sparked her interest in research that led to her PhD. Her passion for development issues continues till today, as shown in her publications.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • POVERTY, SOCIAL WELFARE AND SOCIAL POLICY
    Socioeconomic Status, Social Stratification, Gender Development, Youth Development

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • PhD (Urban Poverty), (Urban Poverty)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • MSc (Administrative), (Pentadbiran dan Polisi Awam)
    Universiti Teknologi Mara (Uitm)
  • BA (Psychology), (Psychology)
    Canterbury University, New Zealand

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Head
    19 Feb 2024 - present (Department of Political Science, Public Administration and Development, Faculty of Business and Economics)
  • Head Coordinator
    07 Dec 2015 - present (Department of Development Studies, Faculty of Economics & Administration)
  • Coordinator
    02 Feb 2021 - 01 Feb 2023 (Department)
  • Programme Coordinator
    02 Feb 2021 - 01 Feb 2023 (Department of Development Studies, Faculty of Economics & Administration)
  • Head of Department
    16 Jan 2019 - 29 Feb 2020 (Development Studies, Faculty of Economics & Administration)
  • Head Coordinator
    18 Jul 2018 - 17 Feb 2019 (Faculty of Economics & Administration Dean's Office, Faculty of Economics & Administration)
  • Member
    25 Jan 2018 - 24 Jan 2019 (Faculty of Economics & Administration Dean's Office, Faculty of Economics & Administration)
  • Deputy Director
    01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 (Social Wellbeing Research Centre (Swrc), Faculty of Economics & Administration)
  • Programme Coordinator
    16 Jul 2015 - 15 Jul 2017 (Department of Development Studies, Faculty of Economics & Administration)
  • Coordinator
    01 Apr 2015 - 28 Feb 2017 (Department of Development Studies, Faculty of Economics & Administration)
  • Programme Coordinator
    29 Feb 2016 - 28 Feb 2017 (Department of Development Studies, Faculty of Economics & Administration)
  • Coordinator
    04 Jan 2016 - 02 Jan 2017 (Department of Development Studies, Faculty of Economics & Administration)
  • Deputy Director
    05 Feb 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 (Social Wellbeing Research Centre (Swrc), Faculty of Economics & Administration)
  • Department Representative
    01 Apr 2015 - 01 Sep 2016 (Department of Development Studies, Faculty of Economics & Administration)
  • To promote Higher Learning Programme for the Faculty of Economics and Administration
    05 Jun 2015 - 03 Jun 2016 (National)
  • Supervisor
    19 Oct 2015 - 02 Nov 2015 (Department of Development Studies, Faculty of Economics & Administration)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • SIjil Perkhidmatan Cemerlang
    University of Malaya, 2015 (Ptj/ Faculty)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Masud, Muhammad Mehedi; Shahabudin, Sharifah Muhairah; Baskaran, Angathevar; Akhtar, Rulia (2022). Co-management approach to sustainable management of marine protected areas: The case of Malaysia, MARINE POLICY. 138. doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2022.105010
  2. Baskaran, A., Tang, M., Thiruchelvam, K., Shahabudin, S. M., Chan, T. S. Y. (2019). Social Entrepreneurship and Inclusive Growth: Attributes, Perceptions and Roles of Business Incubators and Intermediaries in Malaysia. Science Technology and Society, 24(3), 486-506. doi:10.1177/0971721819873186
Others
  1. Najla Abdallah Mohammed Ahmed, Sharifah Muhairah Shahabudin, Kuppusamy Singaravelloo (2022). Effect of Economic Hardship, Deprivation and Peer Influence on Street Children in Khartoum, Sudan. 12(2), 78-100
  2. Goh, L. T., Selvarajan, S. K., Yong, S.L., and Shahabudin, S. M. (2021). The Impacts of External and Internal Uncertainties on Income Inequality in The ASEAN 5 Countries. International Journal of Economics and Management, 15(3). 351-375.
  3. Sharifah Muhairah Shahabudin, Najla Abdallah Mohammed, Kuppusamy Singaravelloo (2021). Influence of Parents, Peers and the Public on the Behavior of Street Children in Khartoum, Sudan. Research in World Economy, 12 (4) p82-93.
  4. Muzalwana, A.T., Noor Khaleeda, A.M., Sharifah Muhairah, S. & Adzmel, M (2020) Household income and life satisfaction of single mothers in Malaysia, 9 (1), 75-83
  5. Najla Abdallah Mohammed, Kuppusamy Singaravelloo & Sharifah Muhairah Shahabudin (2020), "Socioeconomic Profile of Working Street Children in Khartoum, Sudan", Palarch s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology, 17(7), 11092-11116 [ISSN 1567-214x]
  6. Angathevar Baskaran, Mingfeng Tang, Thituchelvam K.; Sharifah Muhairah Shahabudin, Chan, S.Y.
  7. Halimah Awang, Sharifah Muhairah Shahabudin & Norma Mansor. 2016. Return-to-work program for injured workers: Factors of successful return to employment. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health. DOI: 10.1177/1010539516640354
  8. S.M. Shahabudin and W.Y. Low
  9. S.M. Shahabudin, H.K. Lee and W.Y. Low
Chapter in Books
  1. Shahabudin, Sharifah Muhairah, & Yap, S.F. (2022). Healthcare and wellness. In Rajah Rasiah, Kamal Salih, & Cheong, K.C.(Ed.) Malaysia s leap into the future: the building blocks towards balanced development (pp.337-356). Springer.
Article in Proceeding
  1. Sharifah Muhairah Shahabudin, Liew Chun Wei. (2018). Single mothers in Malaysia: Issues and challenges. Proceedings of the 8th Global Conference on Business and Social Sciences. ISBN:978-967-13147-0-8.
  2. Angathevar Baskaran, Minfeng Tang, Thiruchelvam, K., Sharifah Muhairah Shahabudin & Theresa S.Y. Chan. (2017). Social entrepreneurship and inclusive growth: Attributes, perceptions and roles of business incubators and intermediaries in Malaysia. Proceedings of the 15th International Globelics Conference.
  3. Fahim Wazir, Rohana jani Azmah Othman & Sharifah Muhairah Shahabudin (2017) Factors influencing the intention to migrate among engineering students in Malaysia: An exploratory study. Proceedings of International Business Management Conference, Langkawi, Kedah, 3-4 December 2017
Other Publications
  1. Sharifah Muhairah Shahabudin (2022, December 21). Climate action must address needs of women and children. The Petri Dish. https://thepetridish.my/2022/12/21/climate-action-must-address-needs-of-women-and-children/ - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  2. Sharifah Muhairah Shahabudin (2020, April 13). Gender-based violence looms during Covid-19. Retrieved from https://www.themalaysianinsight.com/s/237174 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2016 - 2018, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Intergenerational Reproduction of Chronic Poverty ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  2. 2016 - 2017, Private Funding
    Pembangunan dan Penambahbaikan Modul Latihan dan peperiksaan Certified Disability Management Professional (CDMP) dan Certified Return to Work Coordinator (CRTWC) ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  3. 2014 - 2014, POPULATION STUDIES UNIT
    THE INFLUENCE OF SCHOOL STRESSORS ON ADOLESCENT BEHAVIOURS: A CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY ( Principal Investigator(PI))

CONSULTANCY PROJECT


  • Envisioning Malaysia in 2050 Foresight Initiative Economics and Finance Component, ACADEMY OF SCIENCES MALAYSIA
    01 Jan 2015 - 01 Jan 2015 (National)

PAPER PRESENTED


INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Poor vs Rich - Is the income gap widening, Academic Forum, FEA, Microeconomic year 3 students (University) (21 Apr 2016 - 21 Apr 2016)
POSTER PRESENTER
  1. Psychosocial Dimensions of Poverty: A Study of Adolescents in Kuala Lumpur, 42nd Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health s Annual Conference, Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) (International) (24 Nov 2010 - 27 Nov 2010)
PRESENTER
  1. Single mothers in Malaysia: Issues and Challenges, 8th Global Conference on Business and Social Sciences, Global Academy of Training and Research (International) (14 Dec 2018 - 15 Dec 2018)
  2. "Capital" Indicators: An Alternative Approach to the Conventional Measures of Socioeconomic Status , 3rd Global Accounting, Finance and Economics Conference, Australian Research Centre for Accounting, Finance and Economics (ARCAFE), Australia (International) (20 Feb 2012 - 21 Feb 2012)
OTHERS
  1. Social entrepreneurship and inclusive growth: Attributes, perceptions and roles of business incubators and intermediaries in Malaysia, 15th International Globelics Conference, National Technical University of Athens,(NTUC) (International) (11 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017)

ACADEMIC/PROF. SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2022) The Geography of Regional Development in Malaysia: Regional Economic Corridors, Employment, and Income, University, (Reviewer)
  2. (2022) Linkage Between Knowledge Management and Dynamic Capabilities for Innovation in Enterprise, University, (Reviewer)
  3. (2021) Social Isolation,Urban Poverty and Access to Social Welfare: a Malaysian Perspective, University, (Internal Examiner)
  4. (2021) Policing The Pandemic: Migrants and Trafficked Persons in Malaysia, National, (Reviewer)
  5. (2021) Street Children in Urban Cities: Case Study of Sabah, University, (Internal Examiner)
  6. (2021) Baca Sambil Main, Kuasai Bahasa Melayu, International, (Reviewer)
  7. (2021) The Economic Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic On Low Income Households in Projek Perumahan Rakyat, National, (Reviewer)
  8. (2021) Impact of Covid- 19 On Bangladesh Migrant Workers in Malaysia, University, (Internal Examiner)
  9. (2021) Impact of Covid- 19 On Bangladesh Migrant Workers in Malaysia, University, (Internal Examiner)
  10. (2021) Socioeconomic Conditions and Subjective Well-Being of The Displaced Community in Putrajaya, University, (Internal Examiner)
  11. (2021) Women Workers in The Informal Sector of The Textiles Industry in Pakistan: a Grounded Theory Approach, University, (Internal Examiner)
  12. (2021) The Multidimensional Poverty Measure of Majlis Agama Islam Wilayah Persekutuan Zakat Recipients, University, (Internal Examiner)
  13. (2021) Urban Poverty Among The Kota Damansara People S Housing Program Dwellers, University, (Internal Examiner)
  14. (2021) Entrepreneurial Behavior Among Academics in China: Influence of Passion Orchestra , Institutional and Environmental Context, University, (Internal Examiner)
  15. (2020) Vulnerability Context and Well-being Factors of Indigenous Community Development: A Study of Peninsular Malaysia , (Reviewer)
  16. (2019) Criteria Classification of Class in the Suburbs: A case study of the Northeastern Region of Thailand , (Reviewer)
  17. (2019) PhD thesis "Human Trafficking: Implementation of NAPTIP Policy in Nigeria " , (Internal Examiner)
  18. (2018) Social Capital Bonding in Lok Baintan Floating Market-a Defensive Strategy or Barriers , (Reviewer)
  19. (2017) Examine Masters Thesis titled Malaysia's Multi-ethnic Labour Market: Experiences and Perceptions of Racial Discrimination , (Internal Examiner)
  20. (2016) Comparison of Social Enterprises Between Malaysia and Singapore , (Internal Examiner)
  21. (2016) Manuscript Title: Challenge of Cosmopolitanism and World-Mindedness for Indonesian Cultural Openness in Globalization Era, Journal of Institutions and Economies , (Reviewer)
  22. (2016) Manuscript Title: Does income gap matters for household debt accumulation, Journal of Institutions and Economies , (Reviewer)
  23. (2015) Malaysia's Multiethnic labour market: Experience and Perceptions of Racial Discrimination, (Internal Examiner)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2024) Appointment as a Research Associate, University, (Resource Person)
  2. (2022) Policy Brief Writer, National, (Resource Person)
  3. (2020) TOWARD DEVELOPING A COMPREHENSIVE MODEL FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF DAILY WORK PRACTICES TO PROTECT NATURE IN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTION, UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA TERENGGANU
Contribution to event
  1. (2022) Moderator : Keterangkuman Wilayah dan Penglibatan Pihak Berkepentingan, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  2. (2021) Panel Assessor for Oral Presentation, International, (Panelist/Moderator)

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
PhD/ Doctoral
  1. (2023) SPENDING PATTERN AND SOCIAL CLASS IN MALAYSIA, FAHIM BIN WAZIR
  2. (2023) Migration and Gender in Bangladesh: Trends, Determinants and Impacts, FARHANA SEHREEN
  3. (2023) REFERENCE BUDGET FOR LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLDS IN MALAYSIA, NIK NOOR AINOON BINTI NIK OSMAN
  4. (2021) FACTORS INFLUENCING MALADAPTIVE BEHAVIOUR AMONG STREET CHILDREN IN KHARTOUM SUDAN, NAJLA ABDALLAH MOHAMMED AHMED
  5. (2016) Reference budget for low households income in Malaysia, Nik Noor Ainoon binti Nik Osman
  6. (2013) Factors that Influence Deviant Behaviour among Working Street Children in Khartoum, Sudan, Najla Abdallah Mohammed Ahmed
Master
  1. (2016) Intention to Migrate Among University Malaya Engineering Graduates, Fahim Wazir
  2. (2016) IMPLICATIONS OF CAR THEFT ON VICTIMS' WELL-BEING, MAS TINA BINTI ABDUL HAMID
  3. (2016) Female in Policing: Leadership Position in Male Dominated Profession, Norizzati binti Mohd Jailan
  4. (2015) A Study on the effect of work-related separation on poor psychological well-being among household-based spouses, Nor Samsuhada Ahmad
  5. (2014) The effectiveness of entrepreneurship training: A case study of entrepreneurship center at a higher learning institution, Izzah binti Mohammad
  6. (2013) A socio-economic study of women under the Tekun microfinance programme in Kluang, Surekha a/p Kaliannan

TEACHING


Master
  1. (2022) EQD7010 - Gender and Development Issues
  2. (2021) EQD7010 - Gender and Development Issues
Bachelor
  1. (2022) EIA1004 - Development Economics
  2. (2022) EIC2002 - Gender and Development
  3. (2021) EIA1004 - Development Economics
  4. (2021) EIC2002 - Gender and Development
  5. (2018) EIA1004 - Development Economics
  6. (2018) EIA1004 - Development Economics
  7. (2018) EIC2002 - Gender and Development
  8. (2016) EIA1004 - Development Economics
  9. (2016) EIC2002 - Gender and Development
  10. (2015) EGEE2102 - Economic Development
  11. (2015) EREE3309 - Sociology Development
  12. (2015) EXEE2113 - Sociology 1
  13. (2014) EGEE2102 - Economic Development
  14. (2014) EGEE2301 - Gender and Development
  15. (2013) EGEE2310 - Gender and Development

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • Advisor for Thursday Night of Awesomeness (T.Na) Event Organised by Pekuma At Fea . The Event Was Held On The 22 November 2018 and The Invited Speaker Was Professor Ulung Dr Rajah Rasiah., (22 Nov 2018 - 22 Nov 2018)
  • Volunteered to Install Solar Panel for Lighting At 30 Houses in Kampung Orang Asli, Bentong, Pahang, (11 Aug 2018 - 11 Aug 2018)
  • Faculty Representative for Aun-Qa, (10 May 2018 - 10 May 2018)
  • Volunteer Activities At The Zoo Negara With Fea Students, (20 Apr 2018 - 20 Apr 2018)