Selina Ho

Selina Ho

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore (NUS)

Selina Ho is assistant professor in international affairs at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at National University of Singapore (NUS). She specializes in Chinese politics and foreign policy, with a focus on infrastructure politics and water disputes. Her work stands at the intersection of comparative politics and international relations. She is the author of Thirsty Cities: Social Contracts and Public Goods Provision in China and India (Cambridge University Press, 2019), co-author (with David M Lampton and Cheng-Chwee Kuik) of Rivers of Iron: Railroads and Chinese Power in Southeast Asia (University of California Press 2020), and co-editor (with Kanti Bajpai and Manjari Chatterjee Miller) of The Routledge Handbook of China-India Relations (2020). She is currently a non-resident senior fellow with the Asia and Latin America Program at the Inter-American Dialogue and a non-resident senior fellow of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA). She was a Global Futures Council Fellow of the World Economic Forum from 2017-18. Dr Ho received her PhD from The Paul H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University, where she also received a master in international public policy degree with honors. She graduated from NUS with a BA in history with honors. She was a Singapore public servant before joining academia. 

Articles by Selina Ho


Covid-19, US-China Competition – and a Multipolar Future?

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

The pandemic has given rise to an unstable bipolarity that, if left to deteriorate, could pave the way to a multipolar future.