Dr. Bilveer Singh

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Dr Bilveer Singh, a Singaporean, is presently Senior Fellow, Centre of Excellence for National Security, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University and an Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science, National University of Singapore. He received his MA and PhD from the Department of International Relations, Australian National University. Specializing in International Relations, he has published widely on regional security issues. His main areas of research include ASEAN defense and security policies, Islamist extremism and terrorism in Southeast Asia, especially Indonesia and security challenges facing ASEAN, particularly in the context of great power relations. Formerly, the Deputy Head of the Department of Political Science, Dr. Singh was head of the Centre of Excellence for National Security (CENS) at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University from January-December 2011. CENS reports directly to the National Security Coordination Secretariat, Prime Minister’s Office on national security issues. Currently, Dr. Singh is the President of the Political Science Association of Singapore. Due to his expertise on East Timor, he was invited to be a Resource Person to the Commission of Truth and Friendship, East Timor-Indonesia based in Denpasar, Bali, 2008-2009.


Politics and Governance in Singapore: An Introduction, Singapore: McGrawHill Education, 2012 (Second Edition), 316 pp.

(with Munir Mulkhan) Jejaring Radikalisme Islam di Indonesia : Jejak Sang Pengantin Bom Bunuh Diri, Yogjakarta, JB Publisher, 2012, pp. 159.

Book (with Munir Mulkhan), Demokrasi Dalam Bayang-Bayang Negara Islam Indonesia, Yogjakarta: Kanisius Press, 2011, 380 pp.

Papua: Geopolitics and the Quest for Nationhood, New Brunswick/London: Transaction Publishers, 2008. 238 pp.

The Talibanization of Southeast Asia: Losing the War on Terror to Islamist Extremists, Boulder, Colorado: Praeger Security International, 2007. 263 pp.