Kuala Lumpur Pantai Teachers’ Training College
B. A. (Hons), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
M. A., Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
Ph. D., University of Malaya (UM)
Tel No.: 03-79675646
Dr. Thock Ker Pong is a senior lecturer based at the Department of Chinese Studies, University of Malaya. He was born in Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan. He specializes in Malaysian Chinese politics and has given many public talks on current political developments of the Malaysian Chinese community. His research interests cover areas such as Chinese politics and education; the NGO movement and ethnic relations in Malaysia and contemporary China. He has participated in a major research project initiated by the Centre for Malaysian Chinese Studies on the contributions of the Malaysian Chinese towards nation-building. In relation to this, he has conducted research on the development of Chinese guilds and associations and their articulated interests, as well as issues concerning the Chinese education system in contemporary Malaysia. His major publication is Ketuanan Politik Melayu: Pandangan Kaum Cina (Malay Political Hegemony: Perceptions of Malaysian Chinese), released in 2005.