Jeffrey Cheah Travel Grant Scholars

From Harvard University to Sunway

Lina Verchery, Ph.D candidate in Buddhist Studies, “Venerable Hsuan Hua”

Graham Moyer, BA candidate in History of Art and Architecture, “Influence of Art on Public Policy in Malaysia Compared to United States”

Rachel Leng, Master degree candidate in Regional Studies – East Asia, “Unravelling the Sinophone Malaysian Experience: The Circulation of Mahua Cultural Products Across Malaysia and Taiwan

Rema Hanna, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, “Using Experiments to Improve Public Policy in the Areas of Social Protection, Bureaucratic Reform, and Environmental Policy and Regulation

Damina Khaira, Ph.D candidate in Anthropology, “Storytelling and Nostalgia: The Experiences of Aging in a Longhouse Community

Seth Soderborg, Ph.D candidate in Government, “Neighborhood Associations and Electoral Politics in Indonesia

Karin B. Michels, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, “Folic Acid Rice Fortification in Vietnam

Murad, Munjed M, PhD candidate in Theology, Harvard Divinity School, “Unveiling an Islamic Epistemology of Nature: Interviewing Southeast Asian Intellectuals on the Islamic Sciences of Nature

Ong, Andrew W, PhD candidate in Department of AnthropologyHarvard University, “Make and Break: Connection and Isolation in Wa Special Region on the Burma-China Border

Choong Wilkins, Rebecca B, A.M. Candidate in Regional Studies of East Asia, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, “Giving Voice: Documenting the Dying and Living Languages of the Peranakan Chinese Diaspora in Southeast Asia

From Sunway and Monash Universities to Harvard

Lavanya Vijayasingam, Ph.D candidate in Global Public Health, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia, “Living with Chronic Illness in Malaysia

Poh Chit Laa, Distinguished Professor, Sunway University, “To Explore Research Collaborations In Virology Program

Glenda Crosling, Dean of Academic Enhancement, Sunway University, “Learning from the Most Accomplished: Investigating best practice at the Derek Bok Centre for Teaching and Learning at Harvard University

Mudiyanselage Gamini Herath, Professor of Economics, School of Business, Monash University Malaysia, “Research Networking on Globalization, Sustainable Economic Development (SD) and Growth of Asia

Liew Jie Ying, Ph.D candidate in the School of Business, Monash University Malaysia, “Social Network Technology, Dynamic Capabilities, and Creative Performance among University Students: A Case Study of Malaysia

V.Santha A. Vaithilingam, Associate Professor in the School of Business, Monash University Malaysia, “Smart Learning Ecosystem to Leap-Frog to An Innovation-Driven and High-Income Economy

Grace Lee Hooi Yean, Associate Professor in the School of Business, Monash University Malaysia, “Economic Integration in East Asia

Koh Geok May, Ph.D candidate in the School of Business, Monash University Malaysia, “Can Trade Liberalization and Better Governance Mitigate Asia’s Rising Inequality?”

Liyanage Devangi Hanamika Perera, Ph.D candidate in the School of Business, Monash University Malaysia, “Mind the Gap: What Explains Malaysia’s Underperformance in PISA?”

Pamudi Banjitha Abeynayake Senadheerage, Ph.D candidate in the School of Business, Monash University Malaysia, “Economic Outcomes of Indonesian Internal Migrants and the Role of Social Networks

Leong Yoke Kiau, Ph.D candidate in the School of Business, Sunway University, “Parent’s Self-Control and Self-Regulation of Children Diet

Phoebe Than Lee Lee, Lecturer, Sunway TES Centre for Accountancy Excellence, “Higher Education Reforms and Performance of Malaysia Education System

James Chin, Director, Governance Studies Programme, JCI, Sunway University, “The Chinese Community in Malaysia and Promoting Malaysian Studies in Harvard

Jeff Tan Kuan Onn, Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Sunway University, “Gene Therapy Through Virus-Mediated Delivery of Pro-apoptotic Genes to Eliminate Cancer and Drug-Resistant Cancer Cells

Juan Carlos Quiroz Aguilera, Lecturer, Faculty of Science and Technology, Sunway University, “Predicting the Emotion of a User Based on Walking Patterns