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October 29, “Is it worth it? Building opposition alliances in electoral autocracies” Elvin Ong, University of British Columbia.
October 29 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Dr. Elvin Ong is a postdoctoral fellow in the Centre for Southeast Asian Research (CSEAR) within the Institute of Asian Research (IAR) at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, University of British Columbia. He holds a secondary affiliation with the Department of Political Science at the National University of Singapore as an Overseas Postdoctoral Fellow. His primary research interests are in the politics and policies of authoritarian regimes, with specific focus on the dynamic formation of opposition coalitions. He received his PhD in political science at Emory University in 2018, with the Mphil in Politics (Comparative Government) from St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford in 2012. Dr. Ong graduated from Singapore Management University in 2010 with a Double Degree in Business Management (BBM) and Social Science (BSocSc).