PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. PONMALAR A/P N ALAGAPPAR

Senior Lecturer
Centre for Internship Training and Academic Enrichment (CITRA)
Deputy Vice Chancellor(Academic & International) Office
 
  +603-79675429
  ponmalar.a@um.edu.my
 Centre for Internship Training and Academic Enrichment (CITRA), Deputy Vice Chancellor(Academic & International) Office, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-9500-2010

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • Association of North America Higher Education International (ANAHEI), Member, 2018 to 2020, (International)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • Deputy Director, Centre for Internship Training and Academic Enrichment (CITRA), Deputy Vice Chancellor(Academic & International), 22/06/2020 to 21/06/2022
  • Deputy Director, Centre for Internship Training and Academic Enrichment (CITRA), Deputy Vice Chancellor(Academic & International), 22/06/2018 to 21/06/2020

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Organizational Behavior
  • Entrepreneurial Studies (social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial development)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2018
  • Ponmalar, N.A., Caesar Dealwis & David, M.K. (2017) The influence of age-cohorts and social networks on the language choices of the non-indigenous Tamil minority in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. Kemanusiaan The Asian Journal of Humanities,, 25(1), 69-93 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Edward Terence Gomez & Ponmalar, N.A. (2018). Failed Broker State: Malaysia’s Indian Poor and the Fall of UMNO, The Round Table, (Scopus- Q3), 107 (6), pp 793-794 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2016
  • Ponmalar, N.A., Delwis, C., & David, M.K. (2016) Cultural Maintenance Within The Tamil Minority In Kuching: Spanning Three Generations" Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 45(2), 145-175 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • David M.K., Kuang, C.H., Ponmalar, N.A., Gan, K.H. & Manan S.A. (2016) Perception versus Socialization: Sketching Interactions of Malays and Chinese in Malaysia. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary of Social and Community Studies, 11(2), 1-18 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2015
  • Yee, M.T, Ponmalar,N.A & Ngeow, Y.M.(2015) Differences in the Perception of sexual harassment by Gender and Ethnicity among selected Malaysian Undergraduates. Gender, Technology and Development, 19(2), 204-230 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Abdul Latiff Shukri, Ponmalar, N.A. Dileep, M.K. (2015) "The Boat Is Rocked-Employees Grumbles: a decision dilemma". Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, 5(7), 1-19 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Dileep, K..M; Ponmalar, N. A, & Govindarajo, N (2015) The Impact Of Organisational Silence On Job Stress, Organisational Commitment And Intention To Leave Among Expatriate Employees. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences,9(29), 1-8 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2014
  • Ponmalar,N.A., & Sabitha, M (2014) The Issue of Sexual Harassment Legislation in a Mainstream Newspaper in Malaysia. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 155, 368-373 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Ponmalar NA & Sabitha M (2014) Intention to report sexual harassment behaviour using the Theory of Reasoned Action, International Journal of Recent Advances in Organizational Behaviour and Decision Sciences, 1(3), 161-182 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2012
  • Ponmalar N Alagappar & David,M.K.(2012) Factors Influencing The Perception of Sexual Harassment Among Hotel Female Employee in Malaysia. The Indian Journal of Social Work, (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2010
  • David, M.K. & Ponmalar, N.A. (2010) The Cultural Assimilation of the Indians in Peninsular Malaysia: Assimilation or Enculturation. International Journal of Ethnic and Social Studies (IJESS) 1(2):49-91. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2009
  • Tien, W.Y.M., David, M.K. & Alagappar,P.(2009). Filial Responsibility among Malaysian Youth towards Elderly Parents, The Indian Journal of Social Work, 70(4), p647-663 (ISI-Indexed)
Proceeding

2011
  • Ponmalar N Alagappar, Mei Li Lean, Maya Khemlani David, Wendy Mei Tien Yee, Zainab Ishak & Yeok Meng Ngeow,"You're so Hot!": A Content Analysis of Sexual Harassment Among Hotel Employees. (ISI-Indexed)

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • C2w Project, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, RU Geran - UMCares, (National)
  • FOSTERING AN ENTREPRENEURIAL MIND SET BY USING A DESIGN THINKING APPROACH IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION, Consultant, 2018 - 2019, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Are Our Youth Happy? Youth Happiness Indicators For Young People In Asia, Consultant, 2017 - 2019, International Funding, (International)
  • Um-liter : Memperkaya Kemahiran Insaniah Pelajar Melalui Kursus Wajib Universiti Berdasarkan P&p Secara Blended Learning, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2017, RU Geran - ADEC, (National)
  • Representation of Elderly in Malaysian and Philippine English Dailies, Co-Investigator, 2011 - 2012, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • Tamil Indian Communities in Kuching, East Malaysia: Accomodation or Assimilation, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2012, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • "Who Am I": An Ethnic and National Identity Study on the Malay, Chinese and Indian Youth in Malaysia, Co-Investigator, 2011 - 2012, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • 1 Malaysia and the Social Capitals for National Unity among the Malaysian Youth, Co-Investigator, 2011 - 2013, Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS), (National)
  • Producing of Visible Minorities: A Content Analysis of Ethno-Cultural Diversity in Malaysia Press, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • Factors Influencing the perception of Sexual Harassment among Female Workers in Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2013, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • University of Malaya Learning Innovation & Teaching Enhancement Research, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (Adec), 2017, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2017, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2015, (University)
  • Pearson and Nelson Competitive (Travel) Scholarship, World Communication Associaion 2015 Conference,, 2015, (International)
  • Best Presenter Award At The Gb 14 Chennai Conference, Second International Conference On Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences, Chennai India, Second International Conference On Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences, 2014, (International)
  • Best Paper for 2013 2nd International Conference On Humanity, History and Society (Ichhs 2013), International Economics Development Reserach Centre (Iedrc), 2013, (International)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


PRESENTER
  • Representation of a minority community in a Local Daily Newspaper , The Fourth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences 2009, 2009-07-08 to 2009-07-11, International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, (International)
  • The Representation of the Orang Asli Community in the Media , International Conference on Cross-Cultural Communication , 2009-08-19 to 2009-08-20, Seksyen Kokurikulum, Elektif Luar Fakulti & TITAS (SKET), (International)
  • The Issue of Sexual harassment Legislation in a Mainstream Newspaper in Malaysia, The International Conference on Communication and Media 2014 (i-Come '14)., 2014-10-18 to 2014-10-20, School of Multimedia Technology & Communication, Universiti Utara Malaysia, (International)
  • INVOLVEMENT OF INDIAN WOMEN IN MICROENTERPRISE: THE CONTRIBUTION OF AMANAH IKHTIAR MALAYSIA, International Conference on Social Entrepreneurship 2014 (ICSE 2014), 2014-11-07 to 2014-11-09, Section for co-Curricular courses, External Faculty Electives and TITAS, University of Malaya & Institut Sosial Malaysia (ISM), (International)
  • Social Entrepreneurship and the Involvement of Women in Microenterprise, Eleventh Biennial Conference on Entrepreneurship, 2015-02-18 to 2015-02-20, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad, India, (International)
  • Cultural Maintenance Within The Tamil Minority In Kuching: Spanning Three Generations, World Communication Association Conference 2015 (WCA 2015), 2015-07-30 to 2015-08-03, World Communication Association, (International)
  • Growth and Religious Values of Women Entrepreneur's in Kelantan Malaysia, International Conference on Social Innovation 2016, 2016-11-22 to 2016-11-23, Institute Social Malaysia & CITra, (National)
  • SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN HEALTH CARE, International Conference on General Practice & Hospital Management, 2016-12-08 to 2016-12-09, OMICS International Conference Series, (International)
  • Sexual Harassment In The Media: A Time Analysis, International Conference on Humanities (ICH2016), 2016-12-22 to 2016-12-23, Postgraduate Students Club, School of Humanities, (International)
  • Enriching Student Soft Skills through Compulsory University Courses based on Blended Learning, Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement Research Conference 2017, 2017-03-15 to 2017-03-16, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Center (ADeC), (National)

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).


  • Invited speaker at the 17th Dental Students’ Scientific Conference at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya on 3rd March, 2016, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, 2016, 1, (University)
  • Bengkel Methodologi Penyelidikan kepada calon-calon Sarjana Sastera dan Doktor Falsafah, Jabathan Pengajian India, FSSS, 2015, 1, (Department)
  • Bengkel TOT Kursus Kejurulatihan Kokurikulum Berkredit, majlis Kokurikulum Universiti-Universiti Malaysia (UniCC), 2013, 1, (National)
  • Bengkel TOT JURSUS KEJURULATIHAN KOKURIKULUM BERKREDIT, Majlis Kokurikulum Universiti-Universiti Malaysia (UniCC), 2012, 2, (National)

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).


  • Reviewed articles for the Journal of Psychological Reports (ISI Journal ), Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Reviewed papers for SAGE Open, Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Reviewed papers for the Journal of Intercultural Communication Research (Scopus journal - Q2), Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Reviewed papers for the OMICS Publishing Group-ACR Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Co-Editor of the book Transformation, Community Engagement and Social Entrepreneurship by Institute Sosial Malaysia (ISM) and Section for Co-curriculum Courses, External Faculty Electives & TITAS (SKET), Book ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Reviewed papers for the OMICS Publishing Group-ACR � Journal of Pregnancy and Child Health, Article In Journal ,  (2015 - 2016)
  • Reviewed papers for the e-journal - e-JHSD, Article In Journal ,  (2015 - 2016)
  • Evaluator for a Candidature Defence of a postgraduate student of Jabatan Pengajian Asia Tenggara on the 11th April 2014, Candidature Defence ,  (2014 - 2014)

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Siti Dinar Binti Othman, Political Sciences and Civics (Economic Development), 2017/2018

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


FIRST DEGREE
  • BASIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP CULTURE, 2018/2019(1), 80, 28
  • BASIC SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP, 2018/2019(1), 46, 28
  • BASIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP CULTURE, 2017/2018(1), 550, 168
  • BASIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP CULTURE, 2017/2018(2), 450, 140
  • BASIC ENTREPRENUERSHIP CULTURE, 2016/2017(2), 400, 140
  • BASIC ENTREPRENUERSHIP CULTURE, 2016/2017(1), 515, 170
  • BASIC OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP CULTURE, 2013/2014(1), 220, 84