Academic Profile : Faculty

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Dr Kai Xiang Kwa
Lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Mr. Kwa joined the School of Social Sciences (SSS) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in July 2021. He obtained his PhD degree in Public Policy and Global Affairs from NTU in 2022, his Master’s degree in Contemporary China from NTU in 2015 and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the National University of Singapore in 2014.

Mr. Kwa is currently teaching the recently launched Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Core Course titled Ethics and Civics in a Multicultural World. His works have appeared in the Asian Journal of Political Science, the International Review of Public Administration and Routledge. His most recent work on a methodological framework that combines experiments and qualitative methods is published by Edward Elgar and a forthcoming work on labour markets will be published by World Scientific.

His research on public administration and policy governance has been supported by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea and the National Research Foundation of the Republic of Korea.
Ethics, Philosophy and Politics in Public Administration
The Dynamics of Motivation
Education, Climate Change and Artificial Intelligence Policies
Public Private Partnerships
  • Pedagogical strategies for classroom engagement to support critical thinking, evaluation and metacognition for connecting-forward in times of increasing global uncertainty and volatility