Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

DR. NGU IK TIEN

  • Senior Lecturer

  • Department of Chinese Studies
    Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
  •   tngu@um.edu.my

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Head, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 02/03/2021 to present
  • Head, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 02/03/2020 to 01/03/2021
  • Penyelaras Program Sarjana Pengajian Cina, Faculty, 01/10/2019 to 30/09/2021
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • Bachelor (Pengajian Tionghua/Chinese Studies) University of Malaya, TIONGHUA STUDIES, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • Master of Arts (Political Science) California State University of Los Angeles, POLITICAL SCIENCE, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES
  • PhD (Political Science) USM, POLITICAL SCIENCE, UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA (USM)
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • PERSATUAN SAINS SOSIAL MALAYSIA, Registered Member, Since 2010 (National)
  • MALAYSIAN RESEARCH CENTRE FOR CHINESE STUDIES, Board of Directors, 2018 to 2021 (University)
  • International Society for the Study of Chinese Overseas (ISSCO), Active Member, 2018 to 2019 (International)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • (Malaysian Chinese society, local politics, Sarawak, Christianity)
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • AIX1004 - Outline of Chinese Culture, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 1 2 )
  • AAEA3313 - CONTEMPORARY CHINESE POLITICS IN MALAYSIA, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 2 )
  • AII2006 - CHINESE CULTURE AND SOCIETY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 1 )
  • Teaching Activity
  • AII1008 - INTRODUCTION TO STUDY OF CHINESE SOCIETIES, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2020)
  • AQB7012 - THE CHINESE SOCIETY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, Master, University Malaya (2021)
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    WoS
    2021
    • Ik-Tien, N. (2021). The Politics of Food Aid in Sarawak, Malaysia. Contemporary Southeast Asia, 43(1), 83-89.
    2017
    • Ngu, I. T., Chai, S. L. (2017). Malaysian Chinese Youth Reconstructing the Homeland: Postmodernism and Cultural Symbols. Universitas-Monthly Review of Philosophy and Culture, 44(5), 67-80.
    • Ngu, I. T. (2017). Ethnicity and nationalism: ideological struggles in Sarawak after the Second World War. Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, 18(3), 433-444. doi:10.1080/14649373.2017.1345346
    Scopus
    2021
    • Tien, N. I., & Bing, N. C. (2021). Soft power, confucius institute and China s cultural diplomacy in Malaysia. Kajian Malaysia, 39(1), 55-76. doi: 10.21315/KM2021.39.1.3
    Refereed Journals
    2020
    • Ngu, I. T. (2020). Revisiting the Resinification Discourse on the Ethnic Chinese in Southeast Asia. Hong Kong Journal of Social Sciences (pp. 1-22), No.55. 2002 No. 55. (SCOPUS)
    2018
    • Book review on "Getting-by": Class and state formation among Chinese in Malaysia (WoS)
    • Ngu, I. T. (2018). Book review on "Towards Democracy: Do Malaysia Ethnic and Religious Tensions Dim Its Prospects?. The Hong Kong Journal of Social Sciences, 51, 203-207. (SCOPUS)
    2017
    • Ngu, I. T. Book Review. Universitas: Monthly review of philosophy and culture (WoS)
    • NGU Ik Tien ( 16 2017 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2015
    • Ngu, Ik Tien. June 2015. Journal of Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic (JMBRAS). (SCOPUS)
    • .2015. . . The politics of federation and the cultural rights of minorities in Malaysia. Southeast Asian Affairs 3: 91- 99. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2014
    • Wong, D., Tien, N. I. 2014. A "Double Alienation" The Vernacular Chinese Church in Malaysia Asian Journal of Social Science. (Tier 4, Impact Factor = 0.161) (WoS)
    Non-Refereed Journals
    2012
    • Ngu Ik Tien. Centralization of the Federation of Malaysia. 2012 Vol.1
    Book Chapter
    2020
    • Ngu, I. T. & Tan, A. B. Buddhism and Christianity in Malaysia ( ). In Tan, B. P. (Ed.), Contemporary Malaysia: Society and Education. Kuala Lumpur: Centre for Malaysian Chinese Studies.
    2019
    • Ngu, I. T. (2019). Idenity Politics in Sarawak . In Phoon, W. K. (Ed.), Unconsolidated Democracy: Malaysia 2018 General Election (pp. 237-251). Kuala Lumpur: Centre for Malaysian Chinese Studies.
    • Ngu, I. T. (2019). The Evolution of a Chinese Cultural Hub in Kuala Lumpur . In Wu Xiao An & Danny Wong (Eds), Chinese Studies in Malaysia and Singapore in Global Context (pp.204-217). Beijing: Science Press.
    • Ngu, I. T. & Lee, H. A. (2019). Social Transformation and the Consolidation of Chinese Votes for Regime Change. In Hutchinson, F. E. & Lee, H. A. (Eds), The Defeat pf Barisan Nasional: Missed Signs or Late Surge? (pp. 235-257). Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
    2018
    • Ngu, I. T. (2018). The Dynamics of Chinese Votes in Sarawak in GE14. In Regime Change in Malaysia: GE14 and the End of UMNO-BN'S 60-Year Rule (Edited by Francis Loh and Anil Netto), pp. 294-301. Petaling Jaya: SIRD and Aliran.
    • Benny Teh & Ik Tien Ngu (2018). Perceptions and practice of human security in Malaysia. In Mine, Yoichi, G mez, Oscar A., Muto, Ako (Eds.), Human Security Norms in East Asia. Palgrave Mcmillan. pp.113-133
    2017
    • Ngu, I. T. (2017), Repok and Meradong: Challenges in Courting Rural Votes. In Weiss, L. M. & Arnold Puyok (Eds), Electoral Dynamics in Sarawak: Contesting Developmentalism and Rights. Petaling Jaya: SIRD; Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
    2014
    • Ngu, I. T. 2014. Sibu and Lanang, Sarawak: Defeats of the bosses, In Weiss, M. (Ed). Findings from the grassroots: the electoral dynamics in Malaysia. Singapore and Kuala Lumpur: ISEAS & SIRD
    2013
    • The electoral results of GE13 in Sarawak: Realities and challenges ( ). In Wu Yan Hua, Pang Yong Qiang (Eds) , A transitional state ( ) (pp.171-184). Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Chinese Resource and Research Centre.
    Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,TV,Popular Magazine)
    2017
    • 2017
    2016
    • 2016 Contemporary Review
    Other Media(Tape,Video,Internet)
    2020
    • The ethnicity factor in constructing identity . Contemporary Review
    • 2020 . Ngu, I. T. (2020). The challenges of equal rights movements to the traditional power structure. Contemporary Review.
    2019
    • Contemporary Review
    • Ngu, I. T. (19 Jul 2019). China Factor and Changes in the Malaysian Chinese's Identity . Contemporary Review.
    • Ngu, I. T. (31 Oct 2019) DAP is going to become MCA 2.0? Contemporary Review. 2019
    2018
    • 2016 2018 . Contemporary Review . LLG Cultural Developmental Centre .
    • 2018
    2017
    • Ngu, I. T. (2017). Managing a cultural study course. Contemporary Review. LLG Foundation.
    2015
    • Ngu Ik Tien 2015
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
  • Local autonomy and governance in Malaysia and Indonesia, Co-Researcher, 2020 - 2023 (National)
  • Perkembangan Sosial Dan Politik Masyarakat Cina Di Sungai Petani, Kedah, Principal Investigator(PI), 2021 - 2023, Gabungan Persatuan Orang-orang Cina Sungai Petani (National)
  • International Funding
  • Local politics, governance, and public goods in Southeast Asia, Co-PI, 2019 - 2021 (International)
  • Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
  • Representasi Tradisi dan Budaya: Kajian Artis Muda di Bandaraya Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2018 (National)
  • Beijing Foreign Studies University
  • Intersection of civilizations: the social and cultural transformation in Borneo , Consultant, 2015 - 2017 (National)
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • China's cultural diplomacy to ASEAN countries and its sociopolitical impacts , Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2015 (National)
  • Private Funding
  • Perkembangan Sosial Dan Politik Masyarakat Cina Di Sungai Petani, Kedah, Co-Researcher, 01/10/2021 to 30/09/2023, Gabungan Persatuan Orang-orang Cina di Sungai Petani, Kedah (Private)
  • RU Geran - Fakulti Program
  • Human Rights, Power and the Politics of Global Order, Co-Researcher, 15/09/2020 to 14/09/2022, Research University (Government)
  • SUPERVISION
    Academic Adviser
    (Total of Student),(No. of Contact Hours),(Academic Session)
  • 15, 5, 2014/2015
  • 18, 9, 2016/2017
  • Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • Kapital Sosial dalam sistem pendidikan Cina di Malaysia, Tang Zhi Quan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • China's Soft Power, Xing Jing, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Mandarin Education of Confucius Institutes in Malaysia, Ju Meng, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • CHINA'S CULTURAL DIPLOMACY TO MALAYSIA FROM THE PERSEPTIVE OF INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION (PROPOSAL), XING JING, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • China and Nanyang in the Mutual Formation of Cosmopolitan Chinese Elites: a Study of Wong Nai Siong, Khoo Seok Wan, Lim Boon Keng, and Wu Lien Teh, Lan Lin, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • , JU MENG, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • A Study on chinese shipping in colonial malaya, 1840-1957, Chan Mei Yi, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    Completed
    • Pembelajaran dan Penguasaan Bahasa Cina bagi Murid Bukan Cina di Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Cina Daerah Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan., Tan Yong Ling, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Kajian bahan pengajaran Bahasa Cina sekolah kebangsaan tahap tinggi dari perspektif komunikasi merentasi budaya, Lim Kian Ming, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • KAJIAN UNSUR BUDAYA DALAM BUKU-BUKU TEKS BAHASA CINA SEKOLAH KEBANGSAAN DARI PERSEPEKTIF KOMUNIKASI MERENTAS BUDAYA, LIM KIAN MING, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • PERTAMBAHAN MURID MELAYU DI SEKOLAH JENIS KEBANGSAAN CINA DAERAH KUALA PILAH: MOTIVASI, CABARAN DAN ADAPTASI, TAN YONG LING, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    UG Student/Clinical Fellowship
    (Title of Thesis),(Academic Session)
    Ongoing
    • Projek Ilmiah, 2016/2017
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • Online interview By Pocketimes Sin Chew , 15/12/2021 to 15/12/2021 (National)
    • Online Interview By Cityplus Fm, 06/12/2021 to 06/12/2021 (National)
    • Appointment as a Academic Director for Research Centre for Malaysian Chinese Studies, 12/09/2021 to 30/06/2022 (National)
    • Panelist of a public forum, 19/08/2021 to 19/08/2021 (National)
    • Moderator of a webinar, 05/08/2021 to 05/08/2021 (National)
    • Moderator of a webinar, 06/03/2021 to 06/03/2021 (National)
    • 隆雪华堂线上讲座 Online Public Seminar: the Way out for Pakatan Harapan, 29/06/2020 to 29/06/2020
    • 隆雪华堂 线上讲座 Online Public Seminar - 多党协议终止政治权斗?Ending the political tussle by building multiple parties alliances?, 21/06/2020 to 21/06/2020
    • 隆雪华堂妇女组 线上课程 Online Classroom: Plural Society , 07/06/2020 to 07/06/2020
    • 隆雪华堂 线上讲座 Online Public Seminar: 国家未来的政治走向 The Prospect of Malaysia, 20/05/2020 to 20/05/2020
    • Speaker for a forum on the Recent Trends of Chinese Education, 05/03/2019 to 05/03/2019
    • A member of national integration committee under Dong Zong., 01/11/2018 to 31/10/2021
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Academic/Professional Services
    (Contribution),(Duration),(Level),(Role)
  • Guest editor for the Journal of Malaysian Chinese Studies, 01/10/2021 to 31/12/2021, National, (Resource Person)
  • Guest Editor for Journal of Malaysian Chinese Studies, 12/09/2021 to 31/12/2021, National, (Resource Person)
  • Internal examiner for CD and proposal defence, 12/01/2021 to 12/01/2021, University, (Internal Examiner)
  • Evaluation Activity
    (Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • Young voters' perceptions towards political parties and their involvement in political activities: A study in Batu Pahat Parliamentary constituency, 2018 to 2018 (Thesis)
  • Proposal defense held in conjunction with the Research Method course., 2018 to 2018 (Proposal Defense)
  • Major Islamic organizations in Indonesia: A comparative study between the New Order and post New Order Eras, 2018 to 2018 (Thesis)
  • Review an article, 2018 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture , 2016 to 2016 (Article in Journal)
  • Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture , 2016 to 2017 (Article in Journal)
  • Expert Linkages
    (Linkages Description),(Organisation),(Duration of Involvement),(Level)
  • Taiwan-Malaysia Conference on Chinese Culture in Southeast Asia, Research Center for Chinese Cultural Subjectivity, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, 2021 (International)
  • DAAD , ProGrant, DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), 2018 (International)
  • As an invited panelist, Inter-Asia School, 2016 (International)
  • Research collaboration, Dr Benny Teh, Japan International Cooperation Agency and Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2015 (International)
  • Research collaboration, Dr Kang Min, Beijing Foreign Language University, 2015 (International)
  • Research collaboration, Professor Motoko Shuto, University of Tsukuba, 2015 (International)
  • Invitation from Dr Lee Hock Guan of ISEAS to give a talk on Sarawak politics, ISEAS, Singapore, 2015 (International)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2020 (CERTIFICATE)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    CONFERENCE
  • A preliminary report of the resinicization process among the Malaysian Chinese , Academic Forum on "Mobility and local experiences" , 18/10/2017 to 18/10/2017, Department of Chinese Studies, Taiwan Spotlight Project, etc. (International)
  • INVITED SPEAKER
  • The GE14 and the Chinese votes and local politics in East Malaysia, International Conference on Borneo Chinese Studies, 08/12/2018 to 09/12/2018, Huaqiao University (International)
  • The consolidation of Chinese votes for regime change, Malaysia's GE14: Missed signs or late surge? , 27/09/2018 to 28/09/2018, ISEAS (International)
  • ORAL PRESENTER
  • Penyertaan Wanita Dalam Politik di Malaysia: Respons Ahli Politik terhadap Cadangan Penetapan Kuota Perwakilan Politik Wanita, Persidangan Wanita Selangor Hybrid 2021, 24/04/2021 to 24/04/2021, Wanita Berdaya Selangor, Kerajaan Selangor. (National)
  • PRESENTER
  • A report on the Sibu Municipal Council, Local governance regimes project Malaysia team meeting, 14/12/2019 to 14/12/2019, The Australia National University (International)
  • The formation of Chinese cultural hub in the metropolitan city of Kuala Lumpur, 2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON SOUTHEAST ASIANS STUDIES IN TAIWAN, 02/06/2017 to 03/06/2017, COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES, NATIONAL CHI NAN UNIVERSITY, TAIWAN (International)
  • , International Conference on the Study of the Chinese in Malaysia and Singapore: History, Politics and Culture, 04/12/2016 to 05/12/2016, History Department, Peking University, China (International)
  • Chinese politics in Repok and Meradong, 2016 Sarawak State Election, 01/11/2016 to 01/11/2016, UNIMAS (International)
  • Ideological struggles in Sarawak, 1940-1960, Revisiting Malaya 2.0: Malaya and Indonesia: Links and Fractures in Political and Historical Thoughts, 04/08/2016 to 06/08/2016, Inter-Asia Office (International)
  • Forging tools for cross-cultural communication: ethnic minority activism in the capital city of Malaysia, The Twentieth Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ), 02/07/2016 to 03/07/2016, Asian Studies Conference Japan (International)
  • The social dynamics of the Chinese vote in Sarawak: pre and post Taib, Forum on East Malaysia, 04/12/2015 to 04/12/2015, Institute of Southeast Asia Studies (International)
  • Urbanization in Sarawak, Convergence of civilizations: the social transformation in Borneo, 02/08/2015 to 08/08/2015, Sponsor: Beijing Foreign Studies University  (International)
  • Ethnic Chinese activism in Malaysia, Re-imagining anthropological and sociological boundaries, 15/07/2015 to 17/07/2015, The International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES)  (International)
  • China's cultural diplomacy to Malaysia, China's Cutlural Diplomacy to ASEAN Countries and its socio-political impacts, 23/12/2014 to 24/12/2014, University of Tsukuba, Japan (International)
  • The endurance of Barisan Nasional in Sarawak, Democracy in Taiwan: Looking at the 2012 Elections , 24/08/2013 to 24/08/2013, Institute of China Studies, UM and Taiwan Foundation for Democracy (International)