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PANG YANG HUEI

SENIOR LECTURER & PROGRAM DIRECTOR (CENTRE FOR WRITING & RHETORIC)

Research Interests:
Humanities
Pillar / Cluster: Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Biography

Dr Pang Yang Huei joined SUTD in 2012. Previously, he has taught at various local schools. In addition, he had a stint at the Goh Keng Swee Command and Staff College. His PhD is from NUS, while his MA and BA (Hons) are from NTU (NIE). His education is sponsored by a couple of scholarships and various kinds of bursaries. Having finished one, at the moment, he is working on his second and third book. One examines the role of the PRC at the denouement of the Vietnam War. The other covers East Asia nuclear weapons and energy development.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., National University of Singapore
  • M.A., National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University
  • B.A. Dip. Ed. (Hons), National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Contemporary China Politics, Economy and Foreign Relations
  • US-Asia Relations
  • Vietnam War
  • Southeast Asia Social & Economic Development During WWII

TEACHING INTERESTS

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

  • National University of Singapore Research Scholarship, 2006-2010
  • NUS Graduate Student Research Support Scheme, 2008
  • Eisenhower Foundation Abilene Travel Grant Award, 2007
  • Public Service 21 EXCEL Convention 2000 – Gold Award, 2000
  • Ministry of Education Teaching Award, 1996-2000
  • Singapore Petroleum Company Book Prize, 1997
  • Ministry of Education Teaching Bursary, 1995-1996

RESEARCH FOCUS

  • Taiwan Strait Crises, 1954-1958
  • PRC's Foreign Relations in the 1950s
  • The Chiang Kai-shek era in Taiwan
  • President Dwight D. "Ike" Eisenhower & "Massive Retaliation"
  • President Richard Nixon & the Vietnam War
  • US Aerial Operations in the Vietnam War

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