Shaun Lin is a Max Weber Foundation postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Geography, National University of Singapore. He graduated at the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong in 2016. He earned his B.Soc.Sci (Hons) degree in Geography from the National University of Singapore in 2011.

PhD Thesis Title: 

Subnational Joint Cooperation in Marine Environmental Protection: Scalar Narratives from the Gulf of Thailand 


Professor Clive Schofield, Professor and Director of Research at ANCORS
Professor Robin Warner, Professor at ANCORS 

Research interests:

Shaun’s research interests are on political geography and Law of the Sea, in particular maritime and land borders/boundaries, along with environment and natural resources management/politics in Southeast Asia.


Articles in Journal

Lin, S. (2016) Review Essay: The breadth and depth of maritime and polar geopolitics. Geopolitics, 21(4), 990-994.

Lin, S. and Schofield, C. (2014) Lessons from the Bay of Bengal ITLOS case: stepping offshore for a ‘deeper’ maritime political geography. Geographical Journal, 180(3), 260-264.

Lin, S. and Grundy-Warr, C. (2012). ASEAN and interconnecting regional spheres: lessons for the Indian Ocean Region. Journal of the Indian Ocean Region, 8(1), 54-70.

Lin, S. and Grundy-Warr, C. (2012) One bridge, two towns and three countries: anticipatory geopolitics in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region. Geopolitics, 17(4), 952-979.

Book Reviews

Lin, S. (2017) Energy, governance and security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma): A critical approach to environmental politics in the South. Adam Simpson. Ashgate, Farnham, UK and Burlington, VT, 2014, pp. xii + 260 (ISBN: 9781409429937) (hbk). Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 38(1), 141-143

Lin, S. Cashing in Across the Golden Triangle: Thailand’s Northern Border Trade with China, Laos, and Myanmar Thein Swe and Paul Chambers. Mekong Press, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2011, pp. xx + 192 (ISBN: 978-616-90053-4-6) (pbk). Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 35(1), 152-154. 

Lin, S. (2012) Dynamics of Cross Border Industrial Development in Mekong Sub-region: A Case Study of Thailand. Chuthatip Maneepong, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, 2010, 298 pages (ISBN: 978-3-8383-1910-0) (pbk). Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 33(2), 273-274. 

Last reviewed: 13 June, 2017