Mr Kelvin Lee

Mr Kelvin Lee

Position: PhD Candidate
School and/or Centres: School of Politics & International Relations



Bachelor of Social Sciences degree(First Class) (2008) in Political Science, The National University of Singapore (NUS). Master in Public Policy (2012), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP), NUS. 

Thesis topics

Trust and Environmental Valuation: The Impact of Culture as System Thesis Supervisory Panel: Panel Chair: Professor Keith Dowding Supervisor: Associate Professor Juliet Pietsch Associate Supervisor: Dr Shawn Treier  

Kelvin Lee is a PhD candidate in the School of Politics and International Relations. His dissertation examines the effects of culture and institutions on individuals’ valuation of the environment. Kelvin graduated with a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree with First Class Honours in Political Science in 2008 from the National University of Singapore (NUS). Kelvin began his career as a Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant at the Department of Political Science at the National University of Singapore. He subsequently had a brief stint at the Energy Market Authority with the Government of Singapore. Kelvin went on to graduate with a Master in Public Policy degree in 2012 at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP), NUS. After that, he became a Research Assistant at LKYSPP and a Researcher at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) before commencing his PhD in 2015.  

International relations comparative politics political economy environmental politics

International Postgraduate Research Scholarship, ANU (2015 – 2018) International Australian Postgraduate Award, ANU (2015 – 2018) Dean’s List, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS (2011 – 2012) Harwin Award (Gold), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS (2011 – 2012) Dean’s List, NUS (2004 – 2006, 2008) Special Book Prize, Best Student in Political Science, NUS (2005-2007) Max Lewis scholarship, NUS (2006-2007) Shaw Foundation scholarship, NUS (2005)

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