Dr Tan Lee Ooi

Dr Tan Lee Ooi

Email: leeooi.tan@kdupg.edu.my

Dr Tan Lee Ooi is the Head of Department in Department of Mass Communication at UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College. Prior to joining academia he was a journalist and has written on current issues for newspapers and the online media. He completed his PhD in National University of Singapore in 2013 focused on socio-anthropological of cultural and religious transformation of Chinese in Malaysia. He is the author of Dinamik Ruang Siber dalam Gerakan Reformasi di Malaysia (The Dynamics of Cyberspace during the Reformasi Movement in Malaysia) published by Penerbit UKM (National University Press of Malaysia). This publication was based on a reworking of his MA thesis, which received the Best Thesis Award from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). Currently, he is working on a research project about creative industries funded by the UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College internal grant scheme. The research project aims to map the landscape of creative industries in Malaysia and identify the challenges in the field.