Professor Kenneth Paul TAN works at the National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. He has received numerous teaching awards, including the university’s most prestigious Outstanding Educator Award. An expert on Singapore’s politics, society, and culture, he has authored Singapore: Identity, Brand, Power (Cambridge University Press, 2018), Governing Global-City Singapore: Legacies And Futures After Lee Kuan Yew (Routledge, 2017), Cinema and Television in Singapore: Resistance in One Dimension (Brill, 2008), and Renaissance Singapore? Economy, Culture, and Politics (NUS Press, 2007). He has held visiting fellowships at the Australian National University, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Georgetown University, Harvard University, Sciences Po, and University of Duisberg-Essen. He won the Lee Kuan Yew Postgraduate Scholarship to do a Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge (2000). He earned a First Class Honours degree from the University of Bristol (1994), on a Public Service Commission Overseas Merit (Open) Scholarship. He is a member of the National Arts Council (Singapore)’s Arts Advisory Panel and the National Museum of Singapore’s Advisory Board. He chairs the Board of Directors of theatre company The Necessary Stage (Singapore). He was the founding chair of the Asian Film Archive’s Board of Directors. He served on the committee of public engagement exercise Our Singapore Conversation. An enthusiastic runner, he has travelled to a number of cities to run marathons. He is married to Clara Lim-Tan, principal of Yu Neng Primary School (Singapore).