Asst Prof Selina Ho

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

B.A. (Hons) (NUS), M.A. (Hons) (JHU), Ph.D. (JHU)
Tel: (65) 6516-6198
Office: 469A Bukit Timah Road, Tower Block, #10-01H, Singapore 259770


Selina Ho is Assistant Professor and Programme Chair (Master in International Affairs) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. She received her Ph.D. from The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, where she also received a Masters in International Public Policy (Honours). She graduated from the National University of Singapore with a B.A. in History (Honours). She was a Singapore public servant before joining academia.


Research Interests/Publications:

She specializes in Chinese politics and foreign policy, with a focus on on China-India relations and China-Southeast Asia relations. She is the author of Thirsty Cities: Social Contracts and Public Goods Provision in China and India (Cambridge University Press, 2019). Her co-authored book manuscript, Rivers of Iron: Chinese Power and Railways in Southeast Asia is now under contract with the University of California Press, Berkeley, and expected to be published in 2020. She has also published several peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on China's international rivers.


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