Lily Kong

 Prof Lily Kong

 Provost’s Chair Professor, Department of Geography
Faculty of Arts and Social sciences                           
                
Vice-Provost (Academic Personnel)
National University of Singapore
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Education

• Doctor of Philosophy , University College London, United Kingdom
• Master of Arts, National University of Singapore
• Bachelor of Arts (First Class, Direct Honours), National University of Singapore

Current University Management Appointments

• Oct 2012-Dec 2015
Vice-Provost (Academic Personnel), National University of Singapore

• Oct 2007-Mar 2014
Vice-President (University and Global Relations), National University of Singapore

 

International Fellowships and Visiting Professorships

  • (2009 – 2012) Visiting Professor, United Nations University, Institute for Advanced Studies, Yokohama

  • (2007) Visiting Fellow, Department of Geography/Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, National Taiwan University

  • (2003) Research Fellowship Award, Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University

  • (1999 – 2000) Commonwealth Fellowship Award, Visiting Fellow, Department of Geography, University College London

  • (1998) Fulbright Fellowship Award, Visiting Scholar, Department of Geography, University of California, Berkeley

  • (1998) Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship Award, Visiting Fellow, Institute of Oriental Culture, Tokyo University

  • (1997) Visiting Fellow, Department of Geography, University of Melbourne

 Awards

  • (2009 – 2015) Provost’s Chair, National University of Singapore
  • (2009) Association of American Geographers Robert Stoddard Award for Distinguished Service (Geography of Religion and Belief Systems)
  • (2006) National Day Award (Public Administration Medal – Silver)
  • (2006) Honorary Doctor of Science Degree, Loughborough University
  • (1997) National University of Singapore – Outstanding University Researcher Award
  • (1997) National University of Singapore Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences – Teaching Excellence Award
  • (1996) National Book Development Council of Singapore Book Award – Highly Commended for “Portraits of Places: History, Community and Identity in Singapore”
  • (1996) National Book Development Council of Singapore Book Award – Commended for “Convent Chronicles: History of a Pioneer Mission School for Girls in Singapore”
  • (1993) National University of Singapore Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences – Teaching Excellence Award