Su Yun Woo

Su Yun Woo

PhD candidate and teaching assistant

suyun.woo@uzh.ch

Curriculum vitae

Su Yun Woo joined Professor Kübler's group “Democracy and Public Governance” in June 2015 as a PhD candidate and teaching assistant. She earned her Bachelor degree in Political Science from the National University of Singapore in 2006 and received her joint Master’s degree in “Comparative and International Studies” from ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich in 2012. Before this academic stint, she has worked in the private (Finance and E-commerce) and public sectors (Trade Agency) for several years in Singapore. Prior to joining the research group, she was involved in the group’s research project on “Metropolitan Governance in 4 European cities” as a research assistant, as well as assisted Professor Kübler on research regarding mega cities' governance in China. For her Master Thesis, Su Yun examined the impact of governance networks on democratization, focusing on 2 urban development case studies in Singapore. Her research interests include urban governance, deliberative democracy, and Chinese politics (particularly on democratization).