Sity Daud, PhD

Sity is the chair of the School of History, Politics, and Strategic Studies in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s (UKM’s) Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities. She obtained a BA with Honors in politics from Flinders University of South Australia and an MS in politics from the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies. After receiving a PhD in development science from UKM, she obtained the Advanced Certificate in Development Economics from the University of Cambridge, UK. She has over 26 years’ teaching and research experience in political economy at UKM; the University of British Columbia, Canada; Monash University, Australia; and the University of Cambridge, UK. Her broad research interests include developmental states, social safety nets, and elections. Among her publications are books on social sciences and development studies; human security and peace in archipelagic Southeast Asia and in the broader Asia Pacific region; politics and security; and democracy, leadership, and security and numerous articles on state intervention, human security, leadership, social safety nets, and elections.


  • PhD, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • MS, University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies
  • BA, Flinders University
Sity Daud, PhD

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