Eddie Kuo

Professor Eddie Kuo 郭振羽

Advisor

Centre for Chinese Studies@SUSS

Tel: +65 6248 9070

Email: ZWRkaWVrdW9jeUBzdXNzLmVkdS5zZw==

Educational Qualifications

  • 1972

    PhD, University of Minnesota, USA

  • 1966

    MA Sociology, University of Hawaii, USA

  • 1962

    BA Journalism, National Chengchi University, Taiwan

Academic and Professional Experience

  • 2008 - Present

    Academic Advisor, UniSIM

  • 2011 - Present

    Emeritus Professor, NTU

  • 2012 - 2016

    Director, UniSIM Centre for Chinese Studies, UniSIM

  • 1992 - 2010

    Professor, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, NTU

  • 2003 - 2006

    Member, NTU Council

  • 2003 - 2005

    (Founding) Interim Dean, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, NTU

  • 1992 - 2003

    Founding Dean, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, NTU

  • 1992 - 1996

    Director, Mass Communication Programme, NUS

  • 1990 - 1992

    Head, Mass Communication Department, NUS

  • 1986 - 1990

    Head, Sociology Department, NUS

  • 1986 - 1988

    Director, Centre for Advanced Studies, NUS

  • 1973 - 1995

    Professor (1991-1995); Associate Professor (1986-1990); Senior Lecturer (1978- 1985); Lecturer (1973-1978); University of Singapore / National University of Singapore

Eddie Kuo and Brenda Chan. (2016)
Language. Singapore: Institute of Policy Studies and Straits Times Press

Eddie Kuo. (2016)
“Language, Culture and Identity: Challenges of Nation Building in Singapore” [in Chinese] 语言、文化和身份认同: 新加坡建国路上的挑战]. In Zhou Zhao-Cheng, Yow Cheun-Hao and Foo Tee “Tuan (eds) Half a Century of Singapore: Retrospect and Prospect [半世纪的新加坡: 回顾与前瞻]. Singapore: Singapore Society of Asian Studies, pp. 12-25.

Georgette Wang and Eddie Kuo. (2010).
The Asian communication debate: Culture-specificity, culturegenerality, and beyond. Asian Journal of Communication, 20(2).

Eddie Kuo and H. Chew. (2009).
Beyond ethnocentrism in communication theory: Towards a culture-centric approach. Asian Journal of Communication, 19(4), 422-437.

Kuo, E., & Lee, C. W. (2006).
Communication Education and Research in Singapore: Past, Present and Future. Kenneth Leong, James Kenny, and Paul Lee (eds.), Global Trends in Communication Education and Research. Cresskill, NJ, USA: Hampton Press, 2005, pp. 211-34.

  • 2012 - Present

    Board of Directors, Lee Kuan Yew Fund for Bilingualism

  • 2012 - 2015

    Board of Governors, Chinese Heritage Centre

  • 2012 - 2015

    Board of Directors, Singapore Centre for Chinese Language

  • 2011 - 2015

    Chair, Academic Committee, School of Arts and Humanities, Ngee Ann Polytechnic

  • 2012 - 2015

    Chair, Selection Panel, Chinese Culture and Language Fund

  • 2011 - 2015

    Academic Board, Confucius Institute (Singapore)

  • 2008 - Present

    Member, Academic Board, Institute of Global Communication, Shanghai Jiaotong University

  • 2006 - Present

    Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Chinese Journal of Communication, (Hong Kong)

  • 2004 - 2015

    Honorary Chairman, Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC), Singapore

  • 2003 - 2004

    Chairman, Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC), Singapore

  • 2002 - 2015

    Member, Advisory Committee, Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford University

  • 2002 - Present

    Member, Advisory Board, Chinese Journal of Communication Research, (Taiwan)

  • 2001 - 2010

    Member, Editorial Advisory Board, The Information Society (USA)

  • 2001 - 2005

    Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Telematics and Informatics (UK)

  • 2000 - 2004

    Vice President, International Association of Media Communication Research (IAMCR)

  • 1998 - Present

    Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Asia Pacific Communication (USA)

  • 1997 - Present

    Member, International Advisory Board, Mass Communication Research (Taiwan)

  • 1990 - 2010

    Founding Editor, Asian Journal of Communication, published by Taylor and Francis and SSCI listed

  • New Media and Globalization
  • Cultural Policy and National Integration
  • Sociology of Multilingualism.
  • Perspectives in Asian Communication
  • 2011

    Hsin Yun Outstanding Communication Award(星云真善美杰出传播奖)

  • 2007

    AMIC Asian Communication Award

  • 2001

    Public Administration Medal (Silver)

  • 1997

    Public Service Medal (PBM)

  • 2005 - 2010

    Member, Bioethics Advisory Committee, Ministry of Health

  • 2006 - 2008

    Council Member, Advisory Council on Impact of New Media on Society (AIMS), Ministry of Information, Communication and the Arts

  • 2003 - 2005

    Board Director, Media Development Authority

  • 1994 - 2000

    Board Director, Singapore Broadcasting Authority

  • 1992 - 1994

    Board Director, National Computer Board

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