Academic Profile : Faculty
Dr Yeo Kah Sin Dennis
Lecturer, National Institute of Education - English Language & Literature
Dennis Yeo has taught at primary, secondary, junior college and tertiary levels in a teaching career spanning over three decades. His school leadership positions include Subject Head (Literature), Head of Department (Pastoral Care & Career Guidance) and Vice-Principal of Pioneer Junior College. He lectures at the English Language and Literature Academic Group at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His research interests include film studies, popular culture, literature pedagogy and Gothic literature. His papers, which range from David Fincher movies, The Dark Knight (Nolan, 2008) and Michael Jackson, have been published in Studies in Gothic Fiction, The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies, Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies and Journal of Dracula Studies. He is the author of two study companions for Telltale: Eleven Stories (Gwee, 2010) and Hook and Eye (Holden, 2018) and the editor of Ku*lit: Asian Literature for the Language Classroom (2013) and The World, The Text and The Classroom: Teaching Literature in Singapore Secondary Schools (2020). He received the NIE Excellence in Teaching Award in 2013.
Dennis' research areas include film studies, popular culture, literature pedagogy and Gothic literature.
- Enactment of expert teaching by award-winning EL teachers in Singapore: An evaluation study
2013 Excellence in Teaching Award NIE