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Name:Dr WHITINGTON Jerome print iconemail icon
Designation:Research Fellow
Department:Asia Research Institute
Organisation:National University of Singapore
Organisation Address:NUS Bukit Timah Campus, Tower Block
Telephone:6516 5999
Fax:6779 1428
Status: Staff

Dr Whitington is currently a Research Fellow in his fourth year, in the Science, Technology, and Society Cluster. He was appointed on 2 August 2011.

Dr Whitington received his PhD and MA in Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley and BA in Anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin. An anthropologist specializing in climate change and energy, his research documents emerging regimes to manage the chemical composition of the atmosphere, with focus on the atmosphere as a technical medium for new global relationships. He edited a special issue of the journal Parallax titled Science and the Political. His dissertation deals with risk communication, activism and new techniques of environmental management for hydropower dams. A native of Austin, Texas, he has lived in Thailand and Laos for about six years.

Curriculum Vitae:
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Brief Write-Up on Proposed Work:

While at ARI, Dr Whitington will extend his research on climate change to include Asian issues. He is particularly interested in ASEAN policy initiatives and East Asian approaches to carbon markets and greenhouse gas management.