Brenda S.A. Yeoh


Brenda S.A. Yeoh is Professor (Provost’s Chair), Department of Geography, as well as Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore. She is also the Research Leader of the Asian Migration Cluster at the Asia Research Institute, NUS.


Geographies of migration and key themes such as cosmopolitanism and highly skilled talent migration; gender, social reproduction and care migration; migration, national identity and citizenship issues; globalising universities and international student mobilities; and cultural politics, family dynamics and international marriage migrants.

Selected publications: 

The Cultural Politics of Talent Migration in East Asia (Routledge 2012, with Shirlena Huang)
Migration and Diversity in Asian Contexts
(ISEAS press, 2012, with Lai Ah Eng and Francis Collins)
Return: Nationalizing Transnational Mobility in Asia (Duke University Press, 2013, with Xiang Biao and Mika Toyota).