Dr. Li-Chen Sim
Dr. Li-Chen Sim Assistant Professor
Bio
Education
Teaching Areas
Research Interests
Bio

Dr. Li-Chen Sim is a specialist in the political economy of Russian and Gulf energy (oil, gas, renewables, nuclear) and its intersection with international relations. Her research includes area studies such as Gulf-Asia relations and Russia-Middle East relations as well as the impact of energy on state-society patterns of interaction.

Education
  • PhD Politics, Oxford University, UK (2005)
  • MSc Russian & Post-Soviet Politics, London School of Economics & Political Science, UK (1996)
  • BA European Studies, National University of Singapore, Singapore (1995)
Teaching Areas
  • Introduction to International Relations & Security Issues
  • Globalization and Middle East Security
  • Policy Analysis
  • Comparative National Security
  • Regional Security Challenges and Policy Options
Research Interests
  • Nuclear power and foreign policy
  • Regional security
  • Energy security
  • Technopolitics of water and energy systems
  • Russian foreign policy
  • Gulf-Asia relations