DR. CHIN KOK FAY
Chin Kok Fay is senior lecturer in the Strategic Studies and International Relations Programme, and coordinator of the Master of Social Sciences in East Asian Studies programme, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, National University of Malaysia (UKM). He is associate editor of Jebat: Malaysian Journal of History, Politics and Strategy. After acquiring his B.A. in Economics and Master of Economics from University of Malaya, he went on to obtain post-graduate training in heterodox economics in Cambridge University’s Advanced Programme on Rethinking Development Economics. He received his PhD in International Political Economy from the Graduate Institute of Political Economy, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan. He co-authored Malaysian “Bail Out”? Capital Controls, Restructuring and Recovery (Singapore University Press, 2005) and has written many chapters in books as well as refereed journal articles on finance and development, financial crisis and national security and East Asian financial and monetary regionalism. His consultancy work includes working on a country study on Malaysia’s experience in managing external debt from early 1980s-mid-2000s for the UNCTAD’s (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) project on Capacity Building for Debt Sustainability in Developing Countries. Lately his teaching and research focus has expanded to include health and food security. Currently he is working on an international non-governmental organisation’s research project on the impact of ASEAN Economic Community on food security.