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SOSS BLOG - September 2017

The SOSS Blog is the official platform for all news and developments related to the SMU School of Social Sciences. The Blog contains a diverse amount of information including major school events, global exposure experiences, student course reviews, alumni testimonials and faculty profiles.

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Assistant Professor Alwyn Lim

Posted on 28 Sep 2017

Alwyn Lim joined the SMU School of Social Sciences as an Assistant Professor of Sociology in July 2017. We managed to get a chance to ask Alwyn a few questions about his research background and teaching interests. Read on to learn more about one of our newest faculty members! 1. Could you tell us more about your academic background?  I obtained my PhD in Sociology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. I also received an MA in Sociology from NUS and an MA from the State University of New York, Stony Brook. My BA (Hons) was from NUS. 2. What made you choose to join SOSS as a...
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Field Trip to National Museum and National Gallery in “World Politics” Course

Posted on 18 Sep 2017

Rebekah Tay En Qi (BBM Class of 2020) Sarah Jia-Min Lewis (BSocSc Class of 2020) This summer, we enrolled in the POSC103 World Politics class under Assistant Professor Clara Portela. The course promised to teach us about International Relations: its origins, evolution and theories. It turned out to be an interactive and perspective-broadening learning experience. Over the course of this module, we explored different mediums of art such as film, literature and paintings. We stepped out the classroom to gain valuable insight to the theories we have learnt, and out of our comfort zone to...
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