Graduate Student Associates

Vincent Pak is a PhD candidate in English Language and Linguistics, under the Joint PhD Programme between the National University of Singapore and King’s College London. His research in sociolinguistics largely surrounds language, gender, and sexuality, and he also has interests in raciolinguistics and the sociolinguistics of tourism. His work has been published in journals such as Social Semiotics and Language in Society

Veronica L. Gregorio is a PhD candidate and teaching assistant at the Department of Sociology, NUS. Her thematic research interests are rural transformation, gender and sexuality, and youth and family relations. Her regional focus is Southeast Asia particularly Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore. She uses qualitative approaches in her works including ethnography, key interviews, and visual methods. Her works can be found in Current SociologyReview of Women’s Studies, and Asia Pacific Social Sciences Review.

Lee Chong Ming is pursuing his Master of Arts in English Literature (Research) in the Department of English Language and Literature at NUS. His research interests include contemporary literature and culture, queer theory, and critical theory. He completed his undergraduate thesis on queer loss, progress, and futurity in canonical American literary texts, and is currently studying the intersections between contemporary queer literature and queer affect theory.