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Human Development &
Capability Association

Agency, Well-Being and Justice

Dr. Su Ming Khoo

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  • Position: Lecturer
  • Department: School of Political Science and Sociology
  • Affiliation: National University of Ireland Galway
  • Country: Ireland

Research interests:
Human rights, right to development, health, education, higher education, public goods, decolonization

Thematic Groups:
Education Empowerment and Collective Capabilities Ethics and Development Foundational Issues in the Capability Approach Human Rights Human Security Sustainable Human Development

Regional Networks:
European Network North American Network

About Su-Ming Khoo

Su-ming Khoo is a Senior Lecturer and Head of Sociology in the School of Political Science and Sociology and chair of the Socio-Economic Impact (Ryan Institute) and Environment, Development and Sustainability (Whitaker Institute) Research Clusters at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway). She researches and teaches on human development, human rights, public goods, development alternatives, decoloniality, global activism, development education and higher education. She is Principal Investigator, BCAUSE: Building Collaborative Approaches to University Strategies against Exclusion in Ireland and Africa: pedagogies for quality Higher Education and inclusive global citizenship (IRC-COALESCE 2019-2022). She co-edited with Helen Kara Researching in the Age of COVID-19, Volumes I,II and III (Policy Press, 2020) and Qualitative and Digital Research in Times of Crisis (Bristol University Press, 2021)

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