See Seng Tan

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Global Ethics Fellow Alumnus


See Seng Tan is associate professor, deputy director of the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, and founding head of the Centre for Multilateralism Studies at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Tan's books include An Agenda for the East Asia Summit: Thirty Recommendations for Regional Cooperation in East Asia (Singapore:Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, 2005) and Asia-Pacific Security Cooperation: National Interests and Regional Order (M.E. Sharpe, 2004).

Tan received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the Arizona State University.

Featured Work

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, Singapore. CREDIT: <a href="" target="_blank">Khairul Nizam</a>

JAN 26, 2016 Article

The "Singapore School" of Asian Values: Down But Not Out?

When the Asian financial crisis of 1997 blunted the so-called "Asian Economic Miracle," critics--many Westerners, but also Asians tired of the tendentious claims of their cultural ...

Lorraine Elliott and See Seng Tan

NOV 26, 2012 Article

Ethics, International Relations, and Global Environmental Governance

Lorraine Elliott's recent lecture in Singapore drew on more than a decade of work to canvass ways in which we might understand--and indeed make sense ...