Current Doctoral Student at The University of Tokyo
Melvin TAY is a researcher at the Institute of Policy Studies, Singapore, and a PhD student at the Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP), University of Tokyo. His current research interests include investigating the impact of emerging technologies on public trust in government and national security. He has scoped, managed, and contributed to several government-commissioned projects on public trust and perceptions of race, religion, immigration, class and sexuality in Singapore; and was previously a corporate strategist at a top management consulting firm. Melvin is a recipient of the University of Tokyo’s GraSPP scholarship, and the National University of Singapore’s Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Master’s, and Undergraduate Scholarships. He holds a Master of Social Sciences (Political Economy) and a Bachelor of Social Sciences (1st Class Honours) in Political Science and Philosophy.