(Jojo) JT Nem Singh

(Jojo) JT Nem Singh
Assistant Professor International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) Academic staff unit
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Email
nemsingh@iss.nl
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Jewellord (Jojo) Nem Singh is an Assistant Professor in International Development at the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, part of Erasmus University Rotterdam. In 2020, he was awarded the European Research Council Starting Grant (2021-2026) for his research project “Green Industrial Policy in the Age of Rare Metals: Trans-regional Comparison of Growth Strategies in Rare Earths Mining” (GRIP-ARM). In addition, Jojo held two highly prestigious research fellowships, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship Award at the Freie Universitëit Berlin (FUB) in 2017 and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) at the University of Tokyo in 2016. In 2014, the International Science Councilrecognised his potential for research excellence by being awarded as a World Social Science Fellow. He held two tenure track posts at the Institute of Political Science in Leiden University (2018-2021) and Department of Geography in the University of Sheffield (2013-2016).

He served as Expert Consultant on several projects with development agencies and international NGOs, including Publish What You Pay Coalition (London), United Nations Development Programme (Brussels), and United Nations Research Institute in Social Development (Geneva). 

Research Achievements

 

Jojo’s research falls into four main areas of inquiry: (1) political economy of industrial policy and development planning in the global south; (2) politics and governance of natural resources; (3) citizenship and social movements perspectives on democratization; and (4) the developmental consequences of China’s engagement with the global South. 

 

His total grant capture in 2021 is €2,036,828 in his role as principal investigator, international co-investigator and in fellowship awards. He also organised a total of 10 fully funded international workshops in Leiden, Sheffield, Copenhagen and Tokyo. His work has been funded by the European Research Council, UK Economic and Social Research Council, British International Studies Association, Political Studies Association and Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation. 

 

Jojo is the editor of two special issues, Developmental States beyond East Asia (book version with Routledge 2019, 2020) with Jesse Ovadia, and Resource Governance and Norm Domestication in the Developing Worldwith Kate Macdonald. He is also co-editor of Demanding Justice in the Global South: Claiming Rightswith Jean Grugel, Anders Uhlin and Lorenza Fontana and Resource Governance and Developmental States in the Global South: Critical International Political Economy Perspectives *with France Bourgouin. His work has appeared in Third World Quarterly, Environmental Policy and Governance, Citizenship Studies, New Political Economy, and Annual Review of Environment and Resources, to name a few.

 

Jojo welcomes potential Post-doctoral fellows and PhD students interested in political economy, comparative social sciences, and environment-development nexus.

      • J.T. Nem Singh & A.J. Camba (2020). The Role of Domestic Policy Coalitions in Extractive Industries Governance: Disentangling the Politics of "Responsible Mining" in the Philippines. Environmental Policy and Governance, 30 (5), 239-251.
      • J.T. Nem Singh & K. Macdonald (2020). Resource Governance and Norm Domestication in the Developing World. Environmental Policy and Governance, 30 (5), 223-226.
      • J.T. Nem Singh & G.C. Chen (2018). State-owned Enterprises and the Political Economy of State-State Relations in the Developing World. Third World Quarterly, 39 (6), 1077-1097.
      • J.T. Nem Singh & J.S. Ovadia (2018). Introduction: The Theory and Practice of Building Developmental States in the Global South. Third World Quarterly, 39 (6), 1033-1055.
      • J.T. Nem Singh & E. Massi (2018). Industrial Policy and State-Making: Brazil's Attempt at Oil-based Industrial Development. Third World Quarterly, 39 (6), 1133-1150.
      • J.T. Nem Singh (2014). Towards Post-neoliberal Resource Politics? The International Political Economy (IPE) of Oil and Copper in Brazil and Chile. New Political Economy, 19 (3), 329-358.
      • J.T. Nem Singh (2010). Reconstituting the Neo-structuralist State: the political economy of continuity and change in Chilean mining policy. Third World Quarterly, 31 (8), 1413-1433. doi: 10.1080/01436597.2010.538240
      • J.T. Nem Singh & E. Massi (2021). The Energy Politics of Brazil. In The Oxford Handbook of Energy Politics (pp. 617-643). Oxford: Oxford University Press
      • J.T. Nem Singh & J.S. Ovadia (Ed.). (2020). Developmental States beyond East Asia. London: Routledge
      • J.T. Nem Singh, J.B. Grugel, A. Uhlin & L. Fontana (Ed.). (2017). Demanding Justice in the Global South: Claiming Rights (Development, Justice and Citizenship). London: Palgrave Macmillan
      • J.T. Nem Singh & F. Bourgouin (Ed.). (2013). Resource Governance and Developmental States in the Global South: Critical International Political Economy Perspectives (International Political Economy Series). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
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    Title
    3305 Techniques for Case-study Research
    Year
    2020
  • Assistant Professor

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
    Department
    Academic staff unit

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Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam