Assoc Prof Leong Ching

Vice Provost (Student Life)

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Leong Ching is Vice Provost (Student Life) and Associate Professor at the Lee Kuan Yee School of Public Policy National University of Singapore (NUS).

Assoc Prof Leong’s research interests include water policies, environmental behaviour, public sector reform, and communications strategies. Her current research project includes the use of smart meter to motivate reduced water use, negative spillovers in response to non-economic incentives, and the impact of narratives on governance. She also researches on Asian countries and cities including China, Jakarta and Manila, in addition to Singapore.

Assoc Prof Leong’s teaching interests include Public Management, Leadership and Logic. She teaches the core governance classes of the Master in Public Administration, a module on “Urban Water Governance” as well as policy communications and behavioural economics for policy making.

She also writes widely on water issues in the media with articles in national newspapers and specialised water journals. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (JPART)Global Environmental Change, and International Journal of Water Resources Management. Her commentaries have been published in The New York Times, International Herald TribuneThe Jakarta Post, China Daily, as well as newspapers in Singapore.