Log In

Keat Gin Ooi Edit Profile

researcher , History educator

Keat Gin Ooi, Malaysian history educator, researcher. Grantee Honda Foundation, 1986, Sarawak Foundation, 1989-1990, Toyota Foundation, since 1997, Australian War Memorial, 1999, Sumitomo Foundation, since 2000. Trustee Penang State Museum Board and Art Gallery, since 1996. Fellow Royal Historical Society; member MBRAS, ASEASUK, Euroseas.

Background

Ooi, Keat Gin was born on October 3, 1959 in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. Son of Ewe Boo Ooi and Ai Gek Tan.

Education

Bachelor in Education with honors, University Sains Malaysia, George Town, Penang, 1983. Master of Arts, National University Singapore, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, University Hull, United Kingdom, 1995.

Career

Teacher Government High School, Malaysia, 1983-1991. Tutor University Sains Malaysia, 1991-1995, lecturer in history, since 1995. Advisor Penang State Museum, since 1995.

History consultant Penang State Government, 1997.

Works

Membership

Trustee Penang State Museum Board and Art Gallery, since 1996. Fellow Royal Historical Society. Member MBRAS, ASEASUK, Euroseas.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, cooking, shopping, bicycling, walking.

Connections

father:
Ewe Boo Ooi

mother:
Ai Gek Tan