Tim Bunnell

Tim Bunnell is editor of the Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography and chair of the Cities research cluster in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He has been based in the Department of Geography at NUS since 1999.

Trained in human geography at the University of Nottingham, the main focus of Dr Bunnell’s research is on urban development in Southeast Asia and constitutive connections between that region and other parts of the world. His most recent book, From World City to the World in One City: Liverpool through Malay Lives, was published by Wiley in 2016. He is also the author of Malaysia, Modernity and the Multimedia Super Corridor (Routledge, 2004). Dr Bunnell was principal investigator for the Singapore Ministry of Education-funded research project on Aspirations, Urban Governance and the Remaking of Asian Cities, and is currently co-editing (with Daniel P.S. Goh) a volume arising from that project entitled Urban Asias: Essays on Futurity Past and Present. He holds editorial positions with Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde, Dialogues in Human Geography, Environment and Planning A, and Pacific Affairs, and is a member of the international advisory board of the Manchester Urban Institute.