Dr David Guo Xiong Han

Dr David Guo Xiong Han

PhD graduate

Department of International Relations

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Key Expertise
Foreign Policy Analysis, International Relations Theory

About me

David Han is a PhD graduate from International Relations at LSE. Concurrently, he is also a Senior Analyst with the Malaysia Programme at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Before joining RSIS, he was a Research Assistant at the National Institute of Education (NIE). Prior to his stint at NIE, he was a Research Officer at the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF).

His research interests include foreign policy analysis, international relations theory, international relations of Southeast Asia and the Asia-Pacific, and foreign policies of Malaysia and the Philippines. David possesses an Honours degree in Political Science from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He completed his MSc in International Relations at RSIS. 

Research topic

Rethinking Hedging: Examining Risk Management in Malaysia and the Philippines’ Foreign Policy Responses towards China-US Rivalry in Southeast Asia

Academic supervisor

Dr Jurgen Haacke

Research Cluster affiliation

Security and Statecraft Research Cluster


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Expertise Details

Foreign policy analysis; international relations theory; international relations of Southeast Asia and the Asia-Pacific; foreign policies of Malaysia and the Philippines