Dr. Lee, Kian Cheng is a Singaporean who teaches Southeast Asian Studies, East Asian Studies, Religions of Asia, International Relations, Political Economy of Asia Pacific and Seminar on Chinese in SEA. He is currently researching into entrepreneurship, smart city, tourism, cultural diplomacy, Belt Road Initiative and multicuturalism in the context of PRC transnationalism. Dr. Lee has served as a military officer with the Singapore Armed Forces. He is also a board director of Asian Pastoral Institute Ltd. which is based in Singapore.
Lee, Kian Cheng (2018) "Negotiating the Rise and Vice of People’s Republic of China Transnational Entrepreneurs: Multiple Strategies by Thai Yunnanese Small and Medium Enterprises in Chiang Mai" in Yos Santasombat, ed. The Sociology of Chinese Capitalism in Southeast Asia. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 291-313.
Lee, Kian Cheng (2017) "Political Economy of Guanxi: Thai Yunnanese Transnational Entrepreneurs in Chiang Mai City" in Yos Santasombat, ed. Chinese Capitalism in Southeast Asia. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 155-179.
Yos Santasombat and Lee, Kian Cheng (2017) "Introduction" in Yos Santasombat, ed. Chinese Capitalism in Southeast Asia: Cultures and Practices. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan", pp. 1-33.
Lee, Kian Cheng (2015) "Re-conceptualizing Guanxi: A Case Study of a Transnational Thai-Yunnanese Businesswoman in Thailand’s Chiang Mai Province." Thammasat Review, Vol.18, No.1: 143-162. Lee, Kian Cheng and Chua Bian Hin (2007) "Bhikkhu Spirituality and Thai Christianity." Journal of Asian Evangelical Theology, Vol. 15, No.1: 98-129.
Lee, Kian Cheng (2006) "The Globalization Impact on Singapore Socio-Economic Policies and the Christian Response." Church & Society in Asia Today, Vol. 9, No.1: 1-20.
Lee, Kian Cheng (2017) "Smart City and Cultural Diplomacy: Transnational Connectivity in Innovation Services", 3rd International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP3), pp.1-38 Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (NUS), Singapore, June 28-31. file/paper/593a461041596.pdf