Lina Gong

Assistant Professor

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Personal profile

Personal profile

Dr Lina Gong joined XJTLU in 2024 as Assistant Professor. She obtained her PhD in International Relations from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She has published a number of journal articles, book chapters and edited books related to non-traditional security in Asia, China-Southeast Asia relations, and humanitarian affairs. Before joining XJTLU, she worked as a Research Fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore and provided policy recommendations for the government of Singapore, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), and the United Nations.

Research interests

  • Non-traditional security in the Asia Pacific: Disaster relief, climate diplomacy
  • China’s foreign policy: China-Southeast Asia relations, and humanitarian aid
  • Southeast Asian studies: Regionalism and regional institutions
  • Global Governance: Global South


  • June 2024 - ongoing, Programme Director, BA International Relations, XJTLU
  • April 2024 - ongoing, Assistant Professor, XJTLU 
  • November 2016 - March 2024, Research Fellow, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • July 2010 - November 2016, Research Associate, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


  • INS006 Introduction to International Relations

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Nanyang Technological University Singapore

Master, Sichuan University

Bachelor, Sichuan University

Person Types

  • Staff


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