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Amoz Hor

Assistant Professor of Politics

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BSSc: political science and economics, National University of Singapore
MSSc: political science, National University of Singapore
PhD: political science, The George Washington University


Amoz Hor joined Centre as an assistant professor of politics in 2023. He works on race, emotions, and international politics – jointly and separately. He is currently working on a book manuscript on how race and liberalism are intertwined in the post-war international order.

Prior to Centre, he was a KSI US-Asia Grand Strategy Fellow at the University of Southern California, a Hans J. Morgenthau Fellow at the University of Notre Dame, and a Tan Cheng Lock Scholar at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies - Yusof Ishak Institute. He obtained his Ph.D. in Political Science from the George Washington University.

  • 2021. “The Everyday Emotional Lives of Aid Workers: How Unaddressed Guilt Gets in the Way of Meaningful Local Participation.” International Theory 14(2), pp358-387. 
  • 2019. “Emotions in-and-out of Equilibrium: Tracing the Everyday Defensiveness of Identity” in Parsing the Passions: Methodology and Emotion in International Relations by Van Rythoven, E. and Sucharov, M. (eds). Routledge Intervention Series. 
  • 2014. “Similar Events Different Disasters: A Comparative Assessment of the Aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean and 2011 Japan Tsunamis,” with Patrick Daly, Asian Journal of Environment and Disaster Management 5(1), pp43-63.
  • 2023. Northeast Scholars’ Circle Award for first book manuscript, ISA
  • 2022. Phillip J. Amsterdam Graduate Teaching Award, GWU
  • 2021. Fred Hartman Prize for Best Graduate Student Paper, ISA NE

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