Dr Do Young Oh is a Interim Centre Manager at the LSE Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre and a Research Officer, based jointly with the LSE Middle East Centre.
Dr Oh holds a PhD in Regional and Urban Planning from the LSE and MSc in International Planning from UCL. His research interests focus on comparative urbanism and postcolonialism in East Asia. His doctoral thesis investigated the evolving university-city relationship through a comparative analysis of East Asian urbanisation processes. It was short-listed for the biennial ICAS Book Prize in 2019 (Dissertation in the Social Sciences).
Prior to joining LSE, Dr Oh worked in the fields of architecture and urban planning in South Korea and the US.